10 Markets Where Rents Are Rising Most

No two housing markets are alike—rents included. A recent analysis by GOBankingRates identifies the markets where rents have risen the most year-over-year, with two states dominating the ranking: 1. Marina del Ray, Calif. May 2016 Rent: $2,800 May 2017 Rent: $3,241.50 Year-Over-Year Rent Rise: $441.50 2. Medford, Mass. May 2016 Rent: $1,600 May 2017 Rent: […]

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Study: Buying Is Still Better Than Renting in Most States

Affordability challenges are weighing on the housing market, as many homebuyers and sellers contend with either being unable to compete or to find a new home within reach. Buying a home, however, is still better than renting one in most states—35, to be exact, according to a recent study by GOBankingRates. Analysts for GOBankingRates factored […]

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Study: Housing Markets Where Prices Are…Backpedaling?

Home prices are seemingly on a runaway train in the majority of housing markets, already up 5.5 percent year-over-year at the start of the spring home-buying and -selling season. There are some markets, however, where values are backpedaling, according to a recent GOBankingRates study. They are: Sugar Land, Texas Median List Price (April 2017): $399,500 […]

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Cheap Workout Trends to Try

(TNS)—Workout trends come and go. These days, CrossFit and SoulCycle are all the rage, but, unfortunately for your wallet, with an average monthly membership of $125 for CrossFit and about $34 per class at SoulCycle, hopping on them can really cost you. That doesn’t mean you have to dust off your Tae Bo video cassette […]

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Cheap Workout Trends to Try

(TNS)—Workout trends come and go. These days, CrossFit and SoulCycle are all the rage, but, unfortunately for your wallet, with an average monthly membership of $125 for CrossFit and about $34 per class at SoulCycle, hopping on them can really cost you. That doesn’t mean you have to dust off your Tae Bo video cassette […]

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Who’s Living Paycheck to Paycheck—and Who Isn’t

Living paycheck to paycheck is a harsh reality for many Americans, whose expenses—including housing—sap any hope of disposable income. According to a recent study by GOBankingRates, the paycheck-to-paycheck lifestyle is most common in California, Hawaii and New York, and least common in Arkansas, Mississippi and Oklahoma. States Most Likely to Have Residents Living Paycheck to […]

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