Oil has brought great wealth and the nation’s lowest unemployment rate to North Dakota. Soaring homelessness, crime, and …
Real Estate Markets
Brutal storms—including some that hit quite a few years ago—are causing rates on homeowner’s and flood insurance policies to skyrocket.
We’ve come to expect this sort of thing in places like San Francisco. But … Detroit?
Homebuyers are in a sudden headwind of rising home prices, mortgage rates and lending limits.
New home prices in China rise to highest levels this year to test government cooling measures
“Buy now! Before it’s too late!” Many salespeople use some variation of this pitch to get buyers to bite. But this sales spiel takes on heightened new meaning when the item being hawked is a home built for riding out the apocalypse.
Which American cities are best for folks who prefer to keep tight hold of their money? Don’t go looking anywhere along the coasts.
Although imperfect, the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index is fairly closely watched as a guide to housing prices across the U.S. For the past few months, the index has been rising, so it’s not entirely surprising that the numbers released today show yet another jump — of 1.0%, on a seasonally adjusted basis, reflecting May …
After years of downsizing and making do, American consumers are going big once again.
If you can’t stand the heat, stay out of the real estate market.
U.S. single-family home prices, as measured by the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, jumped 12.1% in April from the previous year. This is the fastest increase since 2006 for the 20-city index, which still shows home prices about a quarter off the highs of the real …
The common narrative is that low yields are crushing retirees’ income and lifestyle. Why do so many report having all the money they need? Here are five reasons