Real Estate

9 Things single home buyers must know

Although most people wait till they are married to get buy a home, single home buyers represent a significant portion of the market. According to data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), better than one in four of today's...

The cost of living in America’s major cities

Living in a major metropolitan area has countless benefits. Cities are cultural hubs -- they offer diverse and high-quality options for anything from food, health care, and education to music and art venues and much more. Major cities are...

Winter Design Inspiration: 3 Looks to Warm Up Your Home

What better time to turn your home into a warm and welcoming den than during the chilly winter months? With just a little investment and some ingenuity, you can bring a distinctive winter-friendly look into your home.Here are three...

Many families are flocking to this one state here’s why

States like Texas and California seem to always be in the press as top destinations for moving Americans. Texas boasts no income tax, a booming business climate and a comparatively affordable cost of living, whereas California is home to the...

5 warning signs a real-estate deal is too good to be true

Higher home prices make homebuying these days no easy feat. So when you find a house or property listed with an affordable price tag, it's only natural to want to snatch it right up.But while good deals do exist in real estate,...

6 ways home sellers will need to shift their mindsets in 2019

In recent years, sellers have called the shots in home-buying negotiations. They've had plenty of leverage, too, thanks to surges in buyer demand, tight inventory and soaring home prices.Lately, sellers have lost their edge in many markets as slower...

Facebook and others pledge hundreds of millions of dollars toward affordable housing in Bay...

Facebook and the nonprofit Chan Zuckerberg Initiative are among the participants in a new group that's promising to commit hundreds of millions of dollars to expanding the availability of affordable housing in the Bay Area.The group — the Partnership...

How to finance a duplex or multifamily home

Purchasing a multifamily home can be a savvy way to generate passive income and build wealth. Multifamily mortgages are available for buyers of duplexes, as well as of three- and four-unit dwellings.Multifamily homes with up to four units are...

Fortress with 16-inch-thick walls in Nevada desert asking $950K

An enormous 8,000-square-foot fortress set on 40 acres of land in Nevada's sagebrush-dotted high desert, a 2.5-hour drive from Las Vegas, is selling for $950,000.The so-called Hard Luck Castle with four-bedrooms and three bathrooms is an extraordinary and admittedly quite odd architectural wonder...

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