Homeowners become reluctant to move for a job, school or more space for a family, reducing demand and dampening gains in home values.
For yield-starved investors, the attractions of a mortgage REIT can be mouthwatering, but high returns always come with risk.
'Distressed' home sales are down and prices are up. But since they're not likely to go up by much, buyers can take time to shop carefully.
When it comes long-term relationships with their 401(k)s, workers, it seems, are kind of like bad boyfriends.
Since condos are kind of a canary in the coal mine, a return to form for condos is good news for real estate in general.
A new car is a lot for a family stretching to meet the soaring costs of college. If you’d sensibly prefer to buy used, here are some key shopping criteria.
It's been easy to ignore expert advice to rebalance, but an all-in commitment to stocks is probably too risky now for all but the youngest savers.
There's a strong case that in the past many young people leapt into home ownership too young. A little more caution isn't necessarily a bad thing.
Being free of the rat race is, by itself, many say, one of the most satisfying aspects of retirement.
It sounds like an out-and-out scam, but it's not. Yields of 8% or maybe more are available guaranteed if you tie your money up for years or even decades.