Smart Tax PlanningIf you sold a home in 2023, part of your profit could be subject to capital gains taxes.
Single homeowners can shield up to $250,000 of home sales profit from capital gains taxes and married couples filing jointly can exclude... More »
Even if your rental arrangement is off the books, tenants have legal rights that you need to consider.Q: I lease a three-bedroom market-rate apartment in Brooklyn. I rent out two of the bedrooms, but the situation with my roommates is deteriorating for persona... More »
Several factors may affect your path toward homeownership — one may be your parents.
Homeowner parents are more likely to help young adult children with down payments, help them save money and even show them how to achieve homeownership, experts say.... More »
Instead of rolling down roads, their motorboat floats down rivers — and it’s as cozy as a woodland cabin. Think of it as a floating R.V.Victoria Sass, an interior designer in Minneapolis, had long dreamed of owning an R.V. so she and her family could hit the o... More »
Germany's housebuilding sector is in a "confidence crisis," Dominik von Achten, CEO of German building materials company Heidelberg Materials, told CNBC.
The sector has gone from bad to worse in recent months with the latest economic indicators hitting all-tim... More »
Sales of previously owned homes rose in January, boosted by lower mortgage interest rates of November and December.
Inventory of homes for sale in January increased to 1.01 million units, up 3.1% from January 2023, but still at a low 3-month supply.
The median... More »
Hint: It’s where incomes are higher, not where rents are lower, according to a new study.Many of the growing contingent of renters would like to know just where their housing dollars stretch the furthest. A new study by RentCafe attempts to answer the question... More »
Former President Donald Trump will need to secure a massive bond as he appeals the New York civil fraud trial ruling ordering him to pay more than $450 million in penalties and interest.
Trump attorney Alina Habba said they are "prepared" to post a roughly $40... More »
The cost of housing is generally expensive across the board for Americans, whether you're a renter or an aspiring homeowner.
While both housing and rent prices have outpaced wage growth in most areas, renting can be the smarter financial choice in some markets... More »
Homeownership is out of reach for many Black Americans, but most still see it as a hallmark of success.
While homeownership can be a path to build wealth, a mortgage payment and other housing-related expenses may cause financial strain.
"Being 'house poor' doe... More »
The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances ($766,550 or less) increased to 7.06% from 6.87%
Applications to refinance a home loan dropped 11% last week compared with the previous week and were just 0.1% hi... More »
A two-bedroom cottage in New Braunfels, a one-bedroom condominium in Atlanta and a Craftsman bungalow in Omaha.James H. RuizJames H. RuizJames H. RuizJames H. RuizJames H. RuizJames H. RuizJames H. RuizJames H. RuizJames H. RuizJames H. RuizJames H. RuizJames ... More »