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Home, Cheap Home

Last February, Warren Buffett casually mentioned on CNBC that "single-family homes are cheap" in the U.S. and that if he could realistically buy and manage a...

Real Estate Financial Fitness Q&A

Wondering what’s the latest in real estate? Every year, the Financial Planning Association of New York sponsors a “Financial Fitness Day” at New York University,...

Full Real Estate Recovery Not Coming Until 2015

First, the good news: The real estate market has clawed its way back from the brink and is about a third of the way to a normal, pre-bubble market. The bad news:...

The Real Estate Market that Defies the Trends

The real estate market continues to flatline throughout most of the country. But in Washington, D.C., housing prices are up a smidgen (0.3%) from the previous...

Are Cash Buyers Making Real Estate Less Risky?

One of the biggest risks to the housing market, many economists have been noting, is the virtual certainty that interest rates will rise, and probably sooner...

Why the Real Estate Recession is Halting Divorces

Study after study has looked at the impact of the recession on everything from obesity to fashion. But I’ve had my eye on a number of reports all year which,...

What Real Estate Bubble?

Is all the talk about a real estate bubble just a lot of hot air? For all the dire warnings that a pop may well be on its way, 2005 proved to be another record...

Money: Real Estate Reality

Home prices have been rising faster than personal income for years, fueling concerns about a real estate bubble. After all, a house is worth only what someone...