Deciding where to retire? Don't just consider the weather. Choosing the right state may determine whether you will live as a prince or a pauper.
A healthy retirement now beats home ownership as the key piece of the American dream though achieving it may be tough, a poll finds.
Home rental prices are climbing across much of the United States -- with the biggest gains coming from not from New York or San Francisco but other locales.
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.
So you have a little money saved, and you're wondering how to invest it. Stocks? Bonds? Or are you like most Americans and keen on buying a home?
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.
A rising stock market and climbing home prices boosted Americans' net worth to a new high in the first three months of the year.
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.
You may own your home, but your HOA calls most of the shots. Here's what's going on behind the scenes -- and what residents think of it all.
Americans signed contracts to buy homes in April at the fastest pace in nearly nine years, evidence that real estate is benefiting from steady job growth.
The commercials insist a reverse mortgage is the perfect place to find extra retirement income. Here's what they don't tell you.
U.S. home resales unexpectedly fell in April as tight inventories pushed prices higher, giving a cautious signal on the strength of the housing market.
A will is the least you can do to make sure your estate passes to your loved ones after you die, but almost half of American parents don't have one.