The truth is that rents sometimes do not cover the monthly costs of owning the rental home, so how is it that these real estate gurus make their money? A lot of people think that i
by: Catherine Shaffer | channel: Real Estate and Housing
You used to hear the term "land rich, cash poor" for people who owned valuable land but didn't have quite enough money to make ends meet. It's an expression that
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Real Estate and Housing
With dropping home prices, a long term investment in real estate is looking pretty attractive. Whether you want to buy rental property outright, or renting is your plan B when your
Since I got married people have been constantly asking me two questions. One is, "are you pregnant yet?", and the other is "are you going to buy a house?" One
by: Xin Lu | channel: Personal Finance, Frugal Living, Budgeting, General Tips, Lifestyle, Real Estate and Housing, Shopping
The Federal Reserve just cut the interest rate by 0.75% between two official meetings! This is the largest cut since 1982 and it was like an adrenaline shot to the sagging stock ma
by: Xin Lu | channel: Consumer Affairs, Credit Cards, Debt Management, General Tips, Real Estate and Housing
Have you seen homes in your neighborhood sell for unreasonable prices and quickly end up in foreclosure? If this is a common occurence then perhaps there is a ring of thieves commi
by: Xin Lu | channel: Consumer Affairs, Real Estate and Housing
What lessons can future homeowners take away from today's "mortgage crisis?"
by: Sarah Baughman | channel: Real Estate and Housing
A friend shared with me some strategies he's learned for playing RuneScape. Can these strategies be applied to personal finance? Let's see.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Personal Finance
Everybody has seen a rent-versus-buy analysis. Here's a different way to look at it.
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Frugal Living, Real Estate and Housing
My husband and I just moved to the Great Northwest, and we batted around the idea of purchasing our first home. We are both college graduates, have great jobs, and we’re ready to live the American Dream! [more]
by: Jessica Harp | channel: Home, Real Estate and Housing
Surely a real estate agent would want to get you the very best price for your home. After all, they earn commission. The more they sell it for, the more they make, right? [more]
by: Paul Michael | channel: Real Estate and Housing
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