Millennials who are renting for the first time can face thousands of dollars in unexpected expenses.
Moving into your first real apartment has lots of unanticipated expenses that can blow up a young consumer's attempt to budget responsibly.
Home rental prices climb at a modest pace in December, but rapidly escalating costs in some cities suggest apartment dwellers are facing financial pressure.
A long-term lease option is an alternative to foreclosure or a short sale for homeowners who are underwater or near it and forced to sell.
Not every purchase works out the way you want. You can reduce the likelihood of wanting a refund if you analyze a little (and, yes, this requires math).
Renters, often pushed out of homes by foreclosures, are more financially fragile than homeowners, a new study finds.
I cannot stomach the thought - or the costs - of being an accidental landlord anymore. That's why I sold my rental house for a big loss.
Millennials with minimal savings look to alternative approaches to home ownership, such as single-family rentals and hybrid contracts such as lease-to-own.
During the Great Recession, many advisers suggested renting a home and investing the money set aside for a down payment in equities. They're wrong.
Moving to a new place can be a pricey proposition, and there are plenty of costs that can easily take you by surprise.
Rental homes have strong potential for investors. But the key isn't location, location location; it's cash flow, cash flow and profit.
Is it better to buy or rent your home? It depends on where you live.
After a tense week of waiting by many computer users, Microsoft finally has a fix.
Most New York City rentals listed by the global website Airbnb appear to violate state, says New York state's attorney general.
New York's Attorney General is set to subpoena online home-rental marketplace Airbnb seeking records to identify users who are illegally renting apartments.
For those just starting out in their careers, here's guidance on saving and spending wisely.
On-time rent payments are not included in your credit score, but late payments are. That said, renters need to build -- and use -- a great credit score.
With home prices up, investors saw a path to own cheap properties in the $34.7 billion of bad mortgages sold last year.
Among the broader bull market of 2013, one sector enjoyed a boom so huge it increased investors' holdings by $2.2 trillion: real estate.
For first-time landlords, learning to manage a rental property can be a real challenge. Hank Coleman explains how to deal with unforeseen vacancies and repairs.
Thousands of New York City residents are using websites such as Airbnb.com to list apartments or rooms, a phenomenon officials say is illegal in many cases.