housing market

How I Sold My House in 48 Hours

Some homes languish on the market for months, costing owners money and stress. Find out how one seller got it done in a single weekend.

Is Buying a Foreclosed Home Ever a Good Idea?

When you're looking for your new dream home, should you ever shift your gaze to a high-foreclosure neighborhood? Here's what you need to think about.

Should You Sell Your Home to Pay Down Debt?

You may have to live in a van down by the river, but if you have equity, you can erase a lot of consumer debt by selling your home.

7 Reasons Your Home Isn't Selling

If your house for sale is floating in market limbo, it might be time to examine these potential reasons why it's not selling.

6 Important Things You Need to Know About the Housing Market in 2016

Whether it's your dream to own a home, or you already own your dream home, catch up on what's coming for the market this year.

Ask Yourself These 5 Questions Before Buying a Home

Before you seal the deal on a new house, ask yourself: Are you prepared for the investment? Run through these questions first.

America Is On a Roll: 5 Economic Predictions for 2016

The U.S. economy did pretty well in 2015, and the trend is set to continue. Here's what we think the economy will do in 2016.

The 4 Most Overpriced U.S. Housing Markets

If you're looking to buy in one of these four overheated markets, you may want to act fast — or reconsider buying at all.

The Housing Market Is Finally Rebounding

The housing market is rebounding, and the buyer's market is ending. But should you rush to buy a home now? Read this article to help decide.

Once Again Safe as Houses?

You never need to rush to buy after a housing crash — house prices will stay down for years. But is now the right time to buy?

U.S. Banks and the Tokyo Drift

A nation reeling from popped real estate and financial collapse mopes through a recession, its president urging calm. Just what country are we talking about?

What's in Store for the Economy?

The truth is that the economy, just like a most other things in life, simply can’t be measured in straight line gains and losses. The economy is so much more than a line g

Don't worry about missing the bottom in houses

I've recently heard from several people who want to buy a house and are thinking that now may be the time. In particular, they're worried that waiting might cause them to "miss th