Get trusted real estate advice, news and features. Find real estate tips and insights to further your knowledge on kiplinger.com.
The 25 Cheapest Places to Live: U.S. Cities Edition
places to live Have a look at the cheapest places to live in America for city dwellers. Is one of the cheapest places to live in the U.S. right for you?
Explore real estate
10 Best Affordable Cities for Homebuyers on a Budget
10 Best Affordable Cities For Homebuyers On A Budget: These are the best affordable cities a median household income of 75k can afford.
IRS Quietly Changed the Rules on Your Children’s Inheritance
Property, such as your home, held in an irrevocable trust 'that is not included in the taxable estate at death' will no longer receive a step-up in basis. Here’s why the wording of that is key.
By Lindsay N. Graves, Esq. Last updated
Homebuyers Watch From Sidelines As Inventory Shortage and High Rates Persist
Lack of inventory is the main culprit but rates above 7% ‘sure don’t help,’ economist says.
By Joey Solitro Last updated
10 Best States To Relocate to in 2024
Relocating? New Hampshire and Wyoming lead the list of states with the best combination of jobs, home prices, low rate of violent crime, quality of healthcare and more, study shows.
By Kathryn Pomroy Last updated
The 5 Safest Cities in the U.S.
Places to live These are the top five safest cities in the U.S.
By Erin Bendig Last updatedPlaces to live
How Snowbirds Can Establish Residency in Florida for Tax Purposes
State Tax Snowbirds in the Sunshine State who want to avoid state income taxes in retirement must satisfy Florida residency requirements.
By Rocky Mengle Last updatedState Tax
Seven Costs Landlords Underestimate When Setting Expectations
Many landlords might expect their real estate investment properties to rake in a return on investment of 8% to 10%, but often it’s actually 1% to 2%.
By Brian Evans, CPA, PFS Published
Find the Best 30-Year Mortgage Rates
30-year mortgage rates — check out the best here.
By Erin Bendig Last updated
How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Lease Accounting
AI will play an important role in successfully implementing the ASC 842 lease accounting standard.
By Amrita Choudhary Published
Reverse Mortgages: 10 Things You Must Know
Mortgages Reverse mortgages can be complicated so it’s imperative that you understand how the loan is repaid, the monthly costs and potential scams to look out for.
By Donna LeValley Last updatedMortgages