Here, you’ll find helpful articles and other resources that cover issues related to the real estate market: buying, selling, financing, refinancing, credit and debt, insurance, second homes, vacation homes, real estate investment, new construction, and renovation.
Who qualifies for subsidized housing? A new study looks at the backgrounds of the 9.4 million people living in HUD federally subsidized housing programs. Ponder this: There are 9.4 million people living in subsidized housing that is funded at least partly by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The median household income of [...]
Is tech to blame for the West Coast housing crisis? The cost of living near tech hubs is so high some workers live in a Winnebago right on the company lot. What happens when people can’t afford to live near where they work? Americans in 19 out of 20 cities consider their cost of living [...]
Which housing market is the biggest real estate bubble? Depends on how you measure, and we won’t really know for sure until it pops. But according to the new UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index, Hong Kong faces the greatest risk of a housing bubble. Housing prices in the Hong Kong real estate market have [...]
What are some ways to slow the rising number of foreclosures in the ailing real estate market, and what to do if you're questioning a realtor's ethics? Suggestions for improving the real estate market and slowing foreclosures include enforcing the Realtor Code of Ethics, encouraging prelisting home inspections and lower real estate property taxes.
Selling a house in today's tough real estate market? Furniture, paint, clutter and repairs all impact the sale of a house. Is the price right? Maybe not! Watch this Expert Real Estate Tips segment for tips on how to sell your house from painting to repricing!