The country is no longer in a monolithic mess. The West Coast is a seller's market, while the Midwest and East Coast favor buyers.
A tenth of renters would like to buy a home in the next year. Are the rest condemning themselves to financial doom?
Vanguard says 55% of participants in its 401(k)s now have target-date funds, up from 2% in 2004, with about 34% of all contributions now directed toward. What happened?
It's common rationalization to think you'll get the best mortgage you can now and refinance later if things change, but you may well get rejected for a refi.
The best bond forecasts seem to say is that their returns are still better than your basic bank savings account.
Recession-era advise has been against buying a home if you didn't expect to stay put for seven, eight, even 10 years. Here's how you might go shorter.
Of you have eight semesters to pay for, the question is: Which funds to use when?
Using Bitcoin to buy a house here in the U.S. may not be sensible. But overseas? It's worth considering.
Figuring affordability has a flaw: You need to stay employed and have even double or triple to income to cover all the costs.
If you start chipping in on mortgage payments, how would the two of you divvy up the home equity if you were to part ways?