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

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

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

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

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

Is It Better to Rent or Buy a House?

The decision to rent or buy a home can feel complicated. This guide can help you figure out your best move - we discuss the different... 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

How Much Down Payment Do You Need for a House?

You know you'll need a down payment if you want to buy a house. But how much do you actually need to pay down first? This guide will walk... Read More

Save for a Down Payment for a House

Before you buy a home, you should save as much as possible for the down payment and other associated costs. Here's where you might find the... Read More

How to Save on Rent

Rents have been rising throughout the U.S. Consider these five ways to save money on your housing rental costs to help manage your payments... Read More

Buying and Affording a House

Before you buy a home, you need to know how much to save up in advance, and how much home you can afford. This article will guide you... Read More

Should Rent Control Tenants Choose One or Two-Year Leases?

When a tenant must choose between a one and two-year lease on an apartment, which should they choose? Millions of rent-stabilized tenants... Read More