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It’s getting harder to afford a home

March 26th, 2015 · Comments Off

Home price appreciation has been outpacing wage growth in the last two years , which means it's getting harder to afford buying a home.

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Warning signs in the housing market

March 25th, 2015 · Comments Off

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4 reasons to sell your home now

March 25th, 2015 · Comments Off

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Rent vs. buy vs. live with mom and dad

March 25th, 2015 · Comments Off

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Look what these homes are hiding

March 20th, 2015 · Comments Off

Whether they are for storage, work, security or just plain fun -- home owners are adding secret rooms to their construction plans.

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What an interest rate increase means for real people

March 19th, 2015 · Comments Off

Life is about to get better for savers and a little harder for borrowers.

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Worst cities to be a renter

March 16th, 2015 · Comments Off

Rents nationwide have increased 15% over the past five years, while household income is up only 11%, according to a new report.

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Cleveland’s rents soar ahead of Republican convention

March 13th, 2015 · Comments Off

When the politicians move into downtown Cleveland for the 2016 Republican National Convention next summer, many residents will be moving out -- and renting their homes for more than 10 times the normal cost.

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Andy Roddick: Safe investments can be sexy

March 12th, 2015 · Comments Off

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David Hasselhoff’s mansion on sale for $2.3 million

March 6th, 2015 · Comments Off

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The ‘Starbucks effect’: Higher home prices

March 4th, 2015 · Comments Off

The value of homes within a quarter-mile of a Starbucks rise faster than those that aren't, according to real estate research group Zillow.

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Buffalo’s $1 homes aren’t as cheap as they seem

March 3rd, 2015 · Comments Off

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The answer to New York City’s housing crisis: Smaller apartments

February 27th, 2015 · Comments Off

Like many cities, New York doesn't have enough units to house its residents -- especially those at lower income levels. Here's how the city is working to solve the problem.

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Luxury New York apartment accepts ‘poor door’ applications

February 27th, 2015 · Comments Off

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4 trends popping up in high-end kitchens

February 27th, 2015 · Comments Off

Here's what luxury homeowners are adding to their kitchens.

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Home prices gain, but recovery is ‘faltering’

February 24th, 2015 · Comments Off

Home prices climbed 4.5% in 2014, according to the closely-watched S&P Case/Shiller index of prices in 20 major U.S. cities.

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What you need to earn to buy a home in 27 cities

February 24th, 2015 · Comments Off

To afford a home in Pittsburgh, you'll need to earn just under $32,000 a year. But if you want a place of your own in San Francisco, you'll need to earn more than four times that amount.

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No dogs allowed: San Francisco’s pet housing crisis

February 20th, 2015 · Comments Off

The housing crunch in San Francisco isn't just forcing out lower income renters, it's forcing out Fido, too. According to San Francisco animal welfare nonprofit SF SPCA, there's been a surge in owners abandoning their pets due to an inability to find pet-friendly housing.

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How to buy a home when you can’t afford it

February 20th, 2015 · Comments Off

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Low down payments make a comeback

February 17th, 2015 · Comments Off

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