Open houses are an exciting adventure, but have their own set of rules. You need to follow them in order to turn open house shopping into a dream house purchase.
When your kid needs to find an apartment in Manhattan on a budget (our rule is it can't be more expensive than on campus housing), you can't help but get a little tense.
The backlash against the current pay structure was ignited by the influx of residential luxury new developments where even starting prices are guaranteed to have a multi-million dollar price tag.
I didn't want to work the next five, 10, or 30 years of my life and have nothing to show for it. I started to venture outside my comfort zone and aggressively learn and invest moderately. That's not to say I have a grand portfolio, but I've definitely put myself in a position to succeed.
Having Carl Weathers as your spirit mustache creates a lot of pressure, Is Virginia up to the challenge?
As a general rule, it's wise to take 20 percent less than what the bank will lend you.
It's not scientific in any way, and rankings were determined by a real estate blog, but it still presents an interesting discussion point. What are the 10 best cities in Illinois?
From some angles, it looks like the housing recovery has brought an urban resurgence: for instance, the most urban counties are growing faster now tha...
I am a big proponent of paying down that ugly mortgage beast as soon as is practical. But, before you go cutting a check to the bank, there is a pecking order of financial priorities you need to address before you consider tackling your mortgage.
On December 31, 2013, the tax exemption for mortgage debt forgiveness expired, leaving financially struggling homeowners with a big return to file.
An accent color wall or an interior room repaint will liven up a home. With little money and just a day or a weekend, your house can have new a new look and a new life. Be adventurous!
In the rush, you may be overlooking significant tax savings that homeownership can bring if you're planning to itemize your deductions this year.
When deciding where to live, there's no shortage of considerations, particularly when it comes to the musical tastes of your neighbors. Before movin...
It turns out that the real estate market in my New York City backyard has been a private equity playground for the last decade, and the result, unsurprisingly, has been a disaster for tenants and the market alike.
I've bought a great many foreclosure properties over the years and can tell you that you can end up pulling your hair out if you're not prepared for the hurdles the lender places in your path to a closing.
It was a brutal winter (of our discontent), but it's finally spring and there's plenty of new music to thaw even the most solid block of plowed snow. Here, then, are ten of my favorite new rock/pop/funk/folk songs.