Buying a home can be time-consuming and stressful, but knowing as much as possible about the latest tools and resources available to homebuyers, as well as keeping up-to-date on mortgage and real estate news can help you become a homeowner with less hassle. Debt.com has the latest news you need to buy the home of your dreams.
October 19, 2017 | Michelle Bryan
The housing market is so tight, even haunted houses are desirable.
September 29, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Apartments across the country vary widely in cost. The most expensive city in the country costs six times as much as the cheapest.
September 28, 2017 | Michelle Bryan
And it’s making us nervous about buying property
September 22, 2017 | Michelle Bryan
Or how too many wedding invitations can sideline home ownership
September 13, 2017 | Gregory Cox
People say sinking money into the housing market is the safest way to shore up cash, but is it?
September 8, 2017 | Gregory Cox
More Americans are reconsidering whether they should own their house.
September 5, 2017 | Ryan Lynch
Only gaining more space and building equity were more compelling reasons to buy for the generations.
September 1, 2017 | Joe Pye
They keep a closer eye on it than any other generation.
August 30, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader wants to know when too much of a good thing is bad.
August 28, 2017 | Gregory Cox
And understand they need credit to buy them, even if it might mean fewer lattes
August 28, 2017 | Dori Zinn
You only need to make $61,000 to live in West Virginia’s top spot, but you’ll need 11 times that to live in one Cali code.
August 21, 2017 | Dori Zinn
In some states, it is cheaper to own a home, but there are some states where owning a home is more expensive than renting one.
August 16, 2017 | Brian Bienkowski
The debt she accrued wasn’t her fault this time, but it was her responsibility.
August 10, 2017 | Michelle Bryan
The rub? More than half of Americans worry they can’t afford it
August 10, 2017 | Michelle Bryan
Because of the recession, Gen Xers are still struggling to pay off the majority of their mortgages — and are falling behind older and younger generations in the process.
August 7, 2017 | Ryan Lynch
Named Stuart, Anna or Peter? You’re more likely to have a higher home value.
July 7, 2017 | Dori Zinn
On average, homes with blue bathrooms sold for $5,440 more than those without blue bathrooms.
July 5, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader and her husband want a new house, but they don’t want old debt, either.
June 30, 2017 | Gregory Cox
Hint: Avoid the west coast and head to middle America.
June 7, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Homeowners don’t realize that they can pay upwards of $15,000 just to sell their home.
June 6, 2017 | Joe Pye
College graduates value their degrees even though they can’t afford to live on their own.
June 5, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
It’s not as simple as it sounds, but also not as hard as it looks: Raise your credit score.
May 18, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Most moms say their adult children aren’t ready to live on their own and only one-third of young adults are looking to move out of their parent’s house.
April 27, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Renters are having trouble saving for a down payment, making buying a home costly and more difficult.
April 25, 2017 | Joe Pye
They don’t believe in the “American Dream,” but want to move on with adulthood.
April 18, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Low inventory on homes means sellers may not find a new place to live.
March 29, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Fewer homes are underwater, but it’s not making much of a difference as a couple metro areas are starting to suffer way more than others.
March 20, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
How can the greatest country on Earth not be so great with its money?
March 7, 2017 | Dori Zinn
With the expected raise in the federal funds rate and climbing home values, potential homeowners may be wary about buying this year.
March 2, 2017 | Dori Zinn
If you were looking to purchase a house this year, you may not be able to afford it.
February 27, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Young, unwed couples are buying homes faster than they were a decade ago. While married couples still make up the bulk of homebuyers, 15 percent are couples that aren’t married.
January 18, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Can’t keep living paycheck-to-paycheck? You don’t have to if you move to any of the cheapest states in the U.S.
January 9, 2017 | Dori Zinn
If you want to make the best investments in 2017, bank at Ally, get a Capital One credit card, and live in Nashville. Those are some of the biggest recommendations from experts as you look to make the best decisions for your money this year.
December 22, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence
The things I learned during my time at Than Merrill’s Real Estate Class
December 21, 2016 | Jess Miller
Finding a place to live in a new city can be hard, but there are ways to save money and sanity during your search.
November 24, 2016 | Dori Zinn
One in five homes for sale is affordable on an average teacher’s salary.
November 21, 2016 | Lucy Lazarony
Rent and home affordability are both major concerns for millennials
November 16, 2016 | Lucy Lazarony
This new generation embraces an older concept: Homes are investments.
September 14, 2016 | Lucy Lazarony
High-end homes are even more likely to get blind offers
August 10, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Many young people are hesitant about buying homes, but for those that are jumping on board, they’re doing it with better credit and more FHA loans.
August 1, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Three new reports, three more things to worry about.
July 28, 2016 | Dori Zinn
High demand for lower-end units causes rents to rise
July 27, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence
American voters want the presidential candidates to acknowledge the housing crisis, or risk losing their vote
July 14, 2016 | Dori Zinn
With mounting student loan debt and stiff competition in home-buying, millennials aren’t confident they can afford it. Home costs are going up but incomes aren’t.
July 11, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Across the United States, low-income earners are spending nearly 23 percent of their income on mortgage payments. In some areas, Americans are spending more than 30 percent of their income.
June 20, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence
Why many are struggling to buy and sell homes
June 9, 2016 | Debt.com
Yes, it’s possible, and in many different ways.
May 17, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence
Why those in housing industry think homes will be in a short supply, and why they believe millennials are to blame
May 11, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is “freaking out” over moving out. Does he have enough money?
February 23, 2016 | Money Talks News
A house may be your most important purchase. Don’t blow it by making one of these dumb mistakes.