buying a house

5 Surprising Sources of Debt

Unemployment, medical bills, a shopping addiction - these may be obvious causes of debt, but they certainly aren't the only ways people end up in the red.

New Home Sales Drop to Near 1-Year Low

New single-family home sales fell to near a one-year low in September after two straight months of gains, suggesting cooling in the market for new houses.

How to Sell an Ugly House

Perhaps you don't have the time or money to make home improvements, you simply need to sell your not-so-awesome house. Here's what to do.

The Best Day of the Year to Buy a House

A new study pinpoints the month - and precise day - that homebuyers get the most bang for their buck. You'll have to move fast if you're trying to nail it.