By Damien Justus Thanks to Reality TV, you can see people buying houses and flipping them for profit on cable television and even your local public network. While some of these shows tell you how much the people spend on each segment, others show this process as a seamless task that can be completed with almost no troubles. Experts come in to demolish the site overnight...

While it’s no news that having a college education can bring in higher wages, a new study shows that continued education may make you more likely to become a homeowner by age 30. Recent findings from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York show that those with an education level of bachelor's degree and higher are more likely to own a home by 30—regardless of their...

And Other Insights From the Census Population Report One sure sign of a buzzy housing market is if it's being mobbed by newcomers—after all, out-of-towners need places to live, too. The states pulling in the most people, according to population estimates recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau, are Florida and Texas. Both are home to the counties that added...

By Kara Masterson Buying a new house is an exciting process that marks a new chapter in life. For many people, it's fun to shop around and tour different properties. When you're serious about purchasing a home, there are a few important parts of the property to check before you move in. The Neighborhood You should feel comfortable with the quality of the neighborhood,...

A celebrity-worthy New York City townhouse recently hit the market for any high-brow buyers cruising for a fresh pad. Located at 156 East 62nd Street, this newly refurbished six-bedroom townhouse rests proudly on the Upper East Side. Once home to A-listers like artist Linda Frock Rohrbeck and Academy and Tony Award winning actress Beatrice Whitney Straight, the 7,500...

The real estate industry constantly stays in a dynamic state and undergoes fluctuation throughout the year. Making an assessment, evaluation and forecast of your local real estate market might be a tedious task, due to the ongoing market fluctuations. Here we share some essential tips to make a smart analysis of your local real estate market. Observe the Pricing Trends A...

When you think about the ideal state for Millennials to live in, you likely imagine them traipsing around California or New York. But a recent MoneyRates.com study shows the best state for young folks these days is actually...wait for it...North Dakota? The study looked at eight different aspects to determine the best states for Millennials. These criteria are: Job...

Doctors, lawyers, and reporters. There are so many shows about them. But what about the rest of us? What about the nice people who help you sell your apartment? The ones that help you find a new home? Maybe they don’t play as hard as Harvey Specter or save as many lives as Dr. Shepherd. But hey, fictional and inspirational realty figures must exist out there. And...

Audubon, Columbia Park and Sheridan are just some of the areas that make up Northeast, Minneapolis. Unlike the other neighborhoods I’ve covered in this series, Minneapolis’ first neighborhood is actually made up of 13 smaller neighborhoods. Originally, the Northeast area was called St. Anthony Falls, named after half of a waterfall. Because the River Warren Falls...

Many homeowners have heard that homeownership is a great investment. However, knowing why and how is a different story. This is especially pertinent when it comes to home equity, which is often a homeowner’s largest financial asset, and can make up over half of their net worth. But how can you use your equity to your advantage? Seeing as April is financial literacy...