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The 25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In
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Pros and Cons of Deferring Taxes With a 721 Exchange
721 exchanges, or UPREITs, can be an excellent tax mitigation strategy for real estate investors, though they’re not perfect for everyone.
When Renting Is Smarter Than Buying
real estate You’re not necessarily throwing your money away when you rent.
By Miriam Cross • Last updated
Home Equity Could Be Saving Grace for Struggling Retirees
Retirees are sitting on historic levels of home equity, while many have little saved for retirement. Their houses could fund living expenses and pay for long-term care, among other things.
By Kristen Sieffert • Published
Buyers More Confident Home Prices Will Go Down, New Survey Finds
Consumers are feeling optimistic about home prices, according to Fannie Mae’s latest poll, but why?
By Vaishali Varu • Published
Save Big By Going Green At Home
New legislation is packed with tax breaks for homeowners who upgrade to energy-efficient systems and appliances. Bonus: You’ll slash your utility bills.
By Daniel Bortz • Last updated
The Lawn Trend That'll Save You Money and Help the Environment
"No Mow May" is a new trend to slow lawn care for a month for the environment - and it'll save you costs.
By Ellen Kennedy • Published
Beware 'Junk Fees' When Buying a Home
Junk fees could add thousands to the cost of a property. Here’s what you need to know about these hidden mortgage costs.
By Tom Higgins • Published
Low-Tax States Gain Residents From California and New York
IRS data show taxpayers are leaving high-tax states like California and New York and moving to low-tax states.
By Katelyn Washington • Published
Home Prices Falling Rapidly in 5 Popular Housing Markets
New Redfin data on U.S. home prices shows that costs are finally retreating and buyers paying less than last year in coveted markets.
By Ben Demers • Published
Bed Bath & Beyond is Closing: What to Know About Deals and Coupons
Bed Bath & Beyond filed for bankruptcy and stores are closing. Here's what to know about shopping for deals and using coupons.
By Collette Reitz • Published