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How Much You Need to Make to Rent a Home in U.S. Cities | Posted 06.23.2015 | HuffPost Home

In a growing number of cities, a significant portion of the population spends 40% or even 50% of income on rent alone. Indeed, SmartAsset's analysis of rent data across the country found that in many places, a family would need to earn six figures to afford average market rents.

Is Renting Really That Bad?

Dean Graziosi | Posted 11.24.2014 | Money
Dean Graziosi

It is not an easy decision in the best of economies, and these days buying or renting decisions are even more complicated than in the past. Weigh all of the financial, job-related, and personal preference factors.

Is It Your Time to Buy a Home? The (Emotional) Transition From Renter to Owner

Michele Serro | Posted 05.03.2014 | HuffPost Home
Michele Serro

There is a homebuying myth that needs dispelling. It has to do with mathematic certainty. The truth is, no formula exists for knowing if and when you should buy a home. Ask most economists and they'll tell you that there are far too many emotional factors involved.

Have a Real Estate Regret? You're Not Alone: 52 Percent of Americans Agree

Jed Kolko | Posted 06.23.2013 | Business
Jed Kolko

Home searches peak in March and April, and this year the search is especially frantic as inventory is near a 12-year low. But when it comes to searching for a home, as with everything else, moving too fast leads to mistakes and regrets.

Lucia Graves

Florida Grandmother Describes 'Emotional Roller Coaster' Eviction Process | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.21.2012 | Business

On a Thursday evening three years ago, Sandra McCutchen found an eviction notice stuck to the door of her Miami rental apartment. The following day, s...