If you've been socking money away in a retirement account and are ready to buy a home, you could tap into that savings to boost your buying power. There are several ways to use retirement funds to put a down payment on a home.
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We should ask, "Why is this necessary?" on the things we hold dear. instead of saying, "I have to do this or else." Avoiding
It's a troubling development for the housing market and the broader economy. For many middle-income Americans, homeownership
Big houses, little houses: Republican-leaning ZIPs in both metros also tend have more expensive houses. The homeownership
The lingering effects of the economic crisis are creating obstacles for most families who want to buy homes.
"I truly think Bernie Sanders has the best interests of the middle class and low-income people at heart," said a first-time
The national real estate picture has brightened much since the dark days of the financial crisis, and home prices are now back to near record high across the U.S., 10 years upon the prior peak. Nevertheless, the real estate market, and therefore the way we live, has evolved dramatically.
Prices are up 8% in the prior 12 months vs historical 6%. Inventories are tighter than last year, especially for small, lower priced homes. In 2016, we expect 8-9% appreciation, flat unit sales volume increases, and continued tight inventories.