Buying your first home is a foundation for bettering your financial situation in many ways. I’ll use some numbers from my life to explain how.
Want to live outside the U.S. when you're retired? Consider factors like location, walkability and rental possibilities when buying real estate.
Housing starts rose far less than expected in March and permits recorded their biggest drop since last May, which could raise concerns about the economy.
The new report lists costs of 350 home remodeling projects, based on data provided by homeowners from across the country.
Your own personal board of directors is a treasure trove of professionals to turn to for advice on finance, law and real estate.
Consumer confidence rebounded in March amid optimism over the labor market while house prices rose in January, offering hopeful signs for the economy.
Existing home sales picked up slightly in February but remain sluggish due to tight inventories, affordability problems and nasty winter weather.
Mall operator Simon Property boosted its hostile bid for rival Macerich by 5 percent to $16.8 billion and says that will be its best and final offer.
Housing starts plunged to their lowest level in a year last month, likely as harsh weather kept builders at bay, a temporary setback for the housing market.
Blackstone agrees to buy the former Sears Tower in a deal that features an observation deck as a tourist attraction and unique revenue stream.
If you have your heart set on buying a home in one of the nation's most desirable big cities, you may to resign yourself to being a renter. Maybe forever.
Saving a down payment can be a huge obstacle to homeownership. An innovative program in New Mexico is helping homebuyers and keeping default rates low.
In the next three years, 1.8 million people with underwater mortgages will have to reset -- and pay more for -- their home equity lines of credit.
Timeshares are alluring, yes, but beware: There is much more to these property transactions than meets the eye.
Sales of new homes were basically flat in January, evidence that recent job gains and relatively low mortgage rates have yet to spur the real estate market.
U.S. home sales hit a snow drift in January, plunging to the slowest pace in nine months, hitting their lowest level since last April.
Housing starts fell last month as ground breaking for single-family homes slipped, but stayed at levels consistent with a slowly improving housing market.
After I got married, we started buy rental homes. Then we added managing properties for other investors. We'll own five houses free and clear when I'm 47.
'I fought the law and the law won' doesn't always apply. Sometimes you can fight City Hall and win. I've done it twice.
The wealthiest Super-Bowl-winning quarterback earned his fortune off the field, and you can learn from how Roger Staubach approached that business.
With a $2 billion investment over the next decade, Apple plans to invest long-term in Mesa, Arizona, after a similar deal in New Hampshire fell through.
If you'd like to increase property values, try renaming your street something pleasant like Willowy Boulevard. It just may help -- and here's why.
Single-family home price appreciation slowed further in November as lean inventories and tight lending standards limited housing activities.
More Americans purchased homes in December, yet total sales slipped in 2014 as first-time buyers struggled to find houses.