Becoming a Homeowner
What You Need to Know About Homeowners Insurance in Hurricane-Prone States
real estate Policies can be prohibitively expensive in areas susceptible to hurricanes, but home buyers can take steps to make sure they’re not overwhelmed by the premiums.
Deducting Mortgage Interest on a Vacation Home
home You may be able to write off all mortgage interest on a second home if you’re not renting it out for extended periods.
By Kimberly Lankford Publishedhome
Ways to Protect Borrowers From Predatory Home Lending
real estate Land contracts drain low-income communities of resources.
By Knight Kiplinger Publishedreal estate
3 Cities You Probably Can't Afford to Live In
real estate High cost of living puts these places out of reach for most would-be homebuyers and renters.
By Dan Burrows Publishedreal estate
10 Great Tiny Homes for Retirees
home For retirees looking to undergo extreme downsizing, a tiny home might be the answer.
By Andrea Browne Taylor Publishedhome
Tax Tip for Your 2016 Return: Write Off Home Refinancing Points
Tax Breaks Get a tax break when you refinance your mortgage.
By Kevin McCormally PublishedTax Breaks
Mortgage Outlook: Mostly Good News
real estate Interest rates could rise, but down payments are manageable.
By Patricia Mertz Esswein Publishedreal estate
7 Things Home Buyers Want Most
real estate Selling your house? These features are in demand.
By Rebecca Dolan Publishedreal estate
4 Features to Look for in a Tiny Retirement Home
retirement Certain design features can make tiny homes safer and more comfortable for downsizing retirees.
By Michael DeSenne Publishedretirement
3 Reasons No One Wants to Buy Your House
real estate It's not always the price that holds back buyers.
By Andrea Browne Taylor Publishedreal estate