The topic of Millennials opting out of homeownership has become a major phenomenon in recent years. There is plenty of research, as well as various theories, as to why this is happening. Wage stagnation, job instability, high debt levels, lack of ability to save for a down payment, and the need for employment mobility are commonly cited causes.
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We all dream about the gorgeous coasts of our European neighbors. Who wouldn't want to head on over to Spain to lie on the beach all day? Or take a quick trip to Italy or Greece just to dip those toes in the Mediterranean Sea?
The questions around reparations to descendants of slaves in America often trigger strident conversations. These discussions lay bare how race continu...
This eclectic mix of vintage and antique home auctions caught my discerning eye because of their uniqueness, contemporary feel or highly collectible nature.
She is living in moments of her life that are over, moments where sometimes her children and grandchildren don't even exist. Then every now and again, she is jarred into the present. I would like to think she has points of clarity when she knows that the way her life played out was good.
It can be challenging to listen to the wisdom of the generations before us (we all have to make our own mistakes, right?), but there are some key credit lessons that are long overdue their time in the spotlight.
Niche clientele. Developers of New York City's residential real estate market have been designing properties suited for buyers with a specific focus, including the health-centric buyer and the swimming buyer.
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When all is said and done, a savvy seller recoups tens of thousands of dollars in prepayments if everything is documented and adjusted. Capital gains tax is generally payable by a seller incident to the sale of a home.
On the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton has said, "We need to make the middle class mean something again." What does being middle class mean to Americans, and has the meaning changed?
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You won't be able to fill your house with every item of your dreams right off the bat. After all, you've got a mortgage now. These are the 13 essentials that will instantly make your house a home.
The case for the widespread use of housing counseling in America's residential housing marketplace is both simple and straightforward.
A universal decision crucial to residents across the country is the choice to rent or to buy a home. In New York City where both rental and purchase prices are not cheap, the decision can be haunted by uncertainty.