After the heady early days of homeownership wear off, first-time buyers often quickly realize that they lack even the most basic skills needed to take care of their new home. For New Yorkers accustomed
They’re landing better jobs and higher salaries. They’re getting married and having kids. And they’re tired of living in their parents’ basements. Now, here’s another reason Millennials are itching to
WE’VE ALL DONE IT—that mental calculation where you try to figure out how much you’d clear if you were to sell your house and pay off your mortgage. But it can be more than just an idle exercise. Even
It takes a six-figure income to afford a typical home Home prices in Los Angeles are quickly getting out of reach for many residents, according to a new report from the California Association of Realtors.
Unlike home builders who have a fairly controlled process from the ground up, “flippers” don’t always know what problems are lurking behind walls or in the crawl spaces of older homes. Years of experience
Being a homeowner is part of the American dream, but that white picket fence comes with a side of unexpected realities. While buying and owning a home can be fun and rewarding, it's not all HGTV makes
Finding a house to buy these days is only a little easier than finding a needle in a haystack. Existing home sales rose modestly in September despite the hurricanes in the Houston area and Florida, but
When most people think of home improvement projects, they think of all the ways they're going to benefit their home. There's a widely-held idea that any home improvement you make to your house is ultimately