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Cheapest US Beach Towns: Beachfront Property You Can Live in Affordably

Looking for affordable coastal living? From Myrtle Beach to California, these beautiful towns mix beach views with low housing prices and plenty of things to do.

News | News

First-time homebuyers sidelined by higher mortgage rates

Rising mortgage rates are piling onto record-breaking home prices, locking even more potential buyers out of the red-hot housing market.  The average 30-year fixed rate mortgage rate jumped to 5.3 percent last week, according to data from Bankrate, up fro

Business & Finance | Women Entrepreneurs

How This Startup Makes Homeownership Affordable for Renters

Adena Hefets, co-founder and CEO of Divvy Homes, says venture investors are slow to grasp the advantages of homeownership for low- and middle-income Americans.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

CEO Seeks to Increase African American Homeownership Through LEGACY

Ben Slayton, the president/CEO of LEGACY Home Loans, is working to oncrease African American homeownership across the country.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

CA Democrat Revives Housing Bill That Would End Most Single-Family Zoning In The State

Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) was shouted down by anti-gentrification advocates on Tuesday as he re-introduced a controversial housing bill that would eliminate single-family home zoning across most of California. Wiener, lead author of Senate Bill

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Owning your home doesn't make you rich. Owning somebody else's does - Los Angeles Times

In the United States more than almost anywhere else, wealth and income are concentrated among business owners and landlords. That club, blessed by capitalism, is becoming increasingly difficult to join.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

4 Creative Ways You Can Become a Homeowner (Even If You Have Bad Credit)

Bad credit can happen to just about anyone for any number of reasons. However, it happens to most people due to mistakes made when they were …

Business & Finance | Real Estate

The salary you have to earn to buy a home in 15 major US cities - Business Insider

The mortgage website HSH.com has updated its estimate of how much annual income a household would need to buy a home in major cities in the US according to first-quarter 2015 data.

Business & Finance | Real Estate

Guide to Selling Your Home for Maximum Value | Banking Sense

How well you prepare your home for the market can alter a buyer's perception and send the message that your home is well-maintained and ready for new owners.