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Is Housing Cost as a Percentage of Income a Failing Measure?

Dean Graziosi | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business
Dean Graziosi

Real estate practitioners love times like these for marketing, as they can show that in most markets it's cheaper to buy than to rent. With interest rates still low and owned homes having to compete with foreclosures in the market, prices of homes not in foreclosure haven't been rising much.

How to Get Out of a Bad Lease

Jack Garson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Jack Garson

Leases and labor are two of the biggest costs for many businesses. In these cost-conscious times, companies have already made painful cuts in staff, but often view their leases as inescapable handcuffs. Wrong.

Is a National Credit Tenant the Best Choice for My Retail Property?

Phil Jemmett | Posted 10.28.2013 | Business
Phil Jemmett

If you own a shopping center then you know that high occupancy rates and stable tenants are vital to the success of your asset. Many owners of neighbo...

Before You Rent, Do Your Homework

Jason Alderman | Posted 06.24.2013 | Business
Jason Alderman

Maybe you're a college student looking to rent your first apartment; or a downsizing homeowner reentering the rental market for the first time in decades. Whatever your situation, there are many precautions you should take before renting any property.

How to Avoid Being a Bad Roommate

Jason Alderman | Posted 07.30.2012 | Money
Jason Alderman

Roommate tensions are not limited to strangers. When cash-strapped young adults return to the nest, or older parents move in with grown kids for financial or caregiver assistance, long-suppressed family grievances can erupt if you're not careful.

Rents Fell Last Year, But In Many Cities Still 'Too Damn High'

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 02.09.2012 | Business

Rents fell across the United States last year, but landlords got choosier. Overall average rent in the U.S. dropped to $820 in the fourth quarter ...

More Auto Loans Going To Subprime Buyers

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — Consumers with less than stellar credit are getting car loans again as lenders loosen their standards, and the trend is likely to cont...

PHOTOS: Award-Winning Mansion For Rent

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Wondering what it costs to rent a state-of-the art mansion in Douglas County? This award-winning home is one of Denver Rent-A-Home's listings for $12...