If you're thinking now's the time to buy a home, you'll be jumping in at a time when housing prices are rising. Here's what to consider before you jump.
Housing starts rose to a near eight-year high in July as builders ramped up construction of single-family homes, the latest sign of a thriving economy.
Short of cash and unsettled in their careers, young Americans are waiting longer than ever to buy their first homes, struggling to save for down payments.
Setting the right price is key to selling your home, but not all factors are under your control. Here's what you need to know to get the best deal.
New single-family home sales fell in June to their lowest level in seven months and May's sales were revised sharply lower.
If you're considering becoming a homeowner, recognize that there's a lot more to purchasing a house than saving enough money for a down payment.
There's one type of insurance you often have to buy, but don't get to shop: mortgage insurance. Here's how it works and what you can do to get rid of it.
Existing home sales surged to a 5-1/2-year high in May as first-time buyers piled into the market, the latest indication that housing is gathering steam.
Despite rising rates, experts say it's a good time to buy a home. Here's why.
Housing starts fell in May, but a surge in permits for future construction suggests the pullback was temporary and points to underlying strength in housing.
Efforts by borrowers and the government to help many homeowners have not kept them from the risk of losing their houses.
Know your home's value and have all your important documents in order before starting the intensive process of refinancing your existing mortgage.
Insurance is for disasters, not maintenance, so stop expecting to use it -- and save money on premiums instead.
Prepare to work a lot of hours if you hope to afford a decent apartment on a low wage. Find out how your state rates.
Whether you blame it on the economy or just a generational shift in values, young adult homeowners are becoming increasingly rare. Here's why.
Clayton and Jessica thought they were financially ready for a home -- until a rookie mistake cost them their house and a $10,000 loss.