Buying and Renting a Home

Millennials Depending on Family Money to Fuel Homeownership Dreams

But many family lenders hurt their own financial futures in the process Read More

The FBI Has Issued a Warning About This Latest Real Estate Scam

Criminal hackers have devised a way to fleece you of your down payment. Read More

The Growth of Multigenerational Homes

The trend of multigenerational families living together under one roof is growing. How—and why—does it work so well for some? Read More

These 14 Cities and States Will Pay You to Live There

Here's what you get for relocating to some of America's overlooked gems. Read More

Black Homeowners See Home Values Rise Higher Than Other Groups After Subprime Mortgage Crisis

But there’s a downside: black homeownership is at the lowest it's been in 50 years. Read More

The New Face of Modular Homes

Modern prefab homes used to get a bad rep—not anymore. Read More

This Is the Best Age to Buy a House

A new report pinpoints the age range when you should buy your first house if you want to retire comfortably. Read More

The Best Deals in Real Estate Live in the Winter

Bundle up and brave the cold if you want to find the house of your dreams at a lower price. Read More

Why You Can't Afford Not to Buy A House: Report

A new study shows renters face more financial obstacles than homeowners. Read More

Most Renters Think It’s Cheaper Than Buying—Are They Right?

The number of people renting has reached its highest level in 50 years. Read More

Building Up to Code: A Lone House in the Florida Panhandle Highlights That’s No Longer Enough

After Hurricane Michael’s devastation, experts say building codes should be a starting point, not the end goal for home construction. Read More

Is Buying a Fixer-Upper Worth It?

The idea of buying a fixer-upper to turn into your dream home may be appealing, but here’s how to tell if you should take up the challenge. Read More

Millennials Would Rather Buy a Home Than Get Married

A new survey reveals millennials put home ownership ahead of tying the knot or starting a family. Read More

These Families Are Choosing to Live on the Road—in RVs

Fed up with the competitive housing market and desk jobs, meet three families who’ve dove into full-time RV living. Read More

It's Cheaper to Buy Than Rent a Home—Depending Where You Live

A new study reveals that in cities such as Philadelphia and New York, you save money in the long-run by owning your home. Read More

Why Millennials No Longer Think Buying a Home Is a Good Investment

For many, owning a home is no longer the ultimate American dream—here’s why. Read More

Is the Housing Market Slowdown A Signal You Should Buy?

A new report shows a ray of hope in some of the most desirable but once-unaffordable cities. Read More

Which New York Neighborhoods Stand to Be Fined the Most by the New Airbnb Law?

The new New York State law against short-term rentals is poised to fine many of the Airbnb hosts. Some neighborhoods may be affected more... Read More

How Much Does it Cost to Move?

The costs of moving might include your time, packing materials, a rented truck and movers. This article lays them out and suggests ways to... Read More

How to Negotiate Closing Costs on a House

When you buy a home, you typically need to bring two sums of cash to the table: your down payment and the closing costs. As lenders have... Read More