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Buying a House

12 Cities Where Buying A Home Is Cheaper Than Renting

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.07.2015 | Money

If you want to save money on rent, you may want to buy a house. Purchasing a home is far cheaper than renting in 12 U.S. cities, according to Busin...

I Want More Kids, He Doesn't!

The Mouthy Housewives | Posted 08.18.2012 | Parents
The Mouthy Housewives

We checked out our first house today and in front of the realtor my wonderful husband dropped a bombshell: A two-bedroom house would be fine, since we were not having any more children.

McMansions Are Back! Sorta

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 06.07.2012 | Money

Could the housing boom days of outrageous McMansions be making a comeback? At first glance, new data point to yes. The average size of a newly buil...

A Surprising Consequence Of Homeownership

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 06.01.2012 | Business

Decades of promoting homeownership may have stifled the U.S. economy. That's the implication of a new study, which found that owning a home makes p...

The 'Very Sluggish' Housing Market Recovery

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2012 | Business

(Adds details, market reaction, quote) NEW YORK, May 29 (Reuters) - U.S. single-family home prices edged higher in March, the second m...

The BIG Sacrifice I Made To Have My Fairytale Wedding

Natalie Thomas | Posted 07.18.2012 | Weddings
Natalie Thomas

You couldn't put a price on my dreams. And, while, those visions included all that he presented: the house, the kids and the financial security, the wedding was also on that list and weddings trump all, at least in little girl's and engaged young women's minds.

The Ten Most (And Least) Affordable Cities To Buy A Home

24/7 Wall St. | MICHAEL B. SAUTER | Posted 04.22.2012 | Business

After years of weak housing markets, home sellers are hopeful that this spring’s home-buying season will finally lift prices. In positive news, Real...

Owning A Home Cheaper Than Renting One

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.23.2012 | Money

Despite very low prices, many Americans can't or don't want to buy houses. Instead we're paying ever-higher rents and watching as housing prices fa...

3 Questions You Should NEVER Ask Newlyweds

Meredith Bodgas | Posted 05.18.2012 | Weddings
Meredith Bodgas

Even when you're in a state of post-wedding bliss, people you're not all that close with may ask something that's none of their business, thus shaking you out of your happy honeymoon period.

Why You And Your Spouse Should Get A Second Opinion

Marianne Szegedy-Maszak | Posted 05.09.2012 | Weddings
Marianne Szegedy-Maszak

Did we bother to discuss the wisdom of this enormous investment with anyone else -- a financial planner, perchance? A savvy friend? An architect or engineer? Of course not.

Ugliest House Contest 2011: Does Denver Have What It Takes? (VOTE)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.07.2011 | Denver

Every city in America has some ugly homes. Or at least, as some say, houses with "character." But is there a city with the absolute ugliest? The co...

Buying A Home? Check For Meth Before You Sign

Colorado Springs Gazette | BARBARA COTTER | Posted 08.15.2011 | Denver


It's Cheaper To Rent In Only 4 Big U.S. Cities

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Thanks to the foreclosure crisis, buying a two-bedroom home is cheaper than renting in most big cities. In its quarterly Rent vs. Buy Index, real est...

Renting Or Buying: Which Is More Grown Up?

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

Financial theory tells us that people should diversify their assets, rather than dumping them all in one place (a home). For the majority of Americans, renting might make more sense.

What Chicago Zip Code Offers the Most Bang for Your Buck?

Liane Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Liane Jackson

If living in the right part of town is still important to you, but you're living on a recession budget, which Chicago area neighborhood offers the most bang for your buck?

A New Closing Dynamic

Jim Randel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Randel

It seems to me that if the seller and buyer are in agreement on all terms, then the mechanics of the closing should never delay the manifestation of the parties' desire and intent, i.e. money for deed.

Best Time To Buy A House In Four Years

CNNMoney | Lee Christie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It may be the best time to buy a house in more than four years. Home prices have dropped so quickly and so far that valuations - the difference betwe...

Which Homes Should You Look At!

Motley Fool | Selena Maranjian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

f you were to look for a new home to buy today, how would you decide what price range to consider? Here are some formulas you might consider: * I...