America’s new hipster capital is … Columbus, Ohio

Welcome to your new hipster capital, America: Columbus, Ohio. Yep, you heard that right — at least according to Yelp and Realtor.com. The two organizations released a new list of the top “hipster” cities across the country today …

Got $2K and a knack for historic rehabs? This house could be yours

Maybe you’ve always dreamed of winning the lottery and buying a mansion of your own, but in reality, you won a couple grand on a scratcher. Or perhaps you have a little bit of that tax return still saved up. What can you buy for a meager $2, …

Got $2K and a knack for historic rehabs? This house could be yours

Maybe you’ve always dreamed of winning the lottery and buying a mansion of your own, but in reality, you won a couple grand on a scratcher. Or perhaps you have a little bit of that tax return still saved up. What can you buy for a meager $2, …

My big break: 7 top producers on the moment that changed it all

Stephen Shapiro started in apartment leasing when he arrived in L.A. from Philadelphia in the 1970s. Early on, he found a niche leasing property to celebrities including Al Pacino and Mick Jagger in Beverly Hills. Selling agents didn’t think it was wor…

Election season is always wild in swing states, but so are home prices

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will go/went head-to-head for the first time at Hofstra University’s Hempstead campus in New York in the first of three presidential debates. According to a Trulia survey, if Republican presidential nominee Trump wins t…

Here’s where home values have skyrocketed, while others barely get by

The U.S. housing market is splitting: metro areas with the highest home value appreciation over the past 30 years have grown exponentially faster than those with the slowest appreciation. And, according to a Trulia report, the split is widening …

Why ‘housing refugees’ are on the move

For more than a century, American housing migration patterns followed a familiar trajectory: U.S. homebuyers headed predominantly west to cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and Seattle, where their families and friends had settled or …

9 facts about the program for first-time homebuyers that gets no love

Mortgage Credit Certificates (MCCs) are an attractive option for homebuyers hoping to qualify for a loan in states that run the program. As the program’s tax credits can be used as qualifying income, lenders will underwrite to a higher purchase price t…

Markets where sellers are reaping big profits from price gains

Nationwide homeowners who sold during the third quarter of 2015 sold for an average of $40,658 more than what they purchased their home for, translating into an average gain of 17 percent. That was the biggest percentage gain for U.S. home sellers sinc…

Markets where sellers are reaping big profits from price gains

Nationwide homeowners who sold during the third quarter of 2015 sold for an average of $40,658 more than what they purchased their home for, translating into an average gain of 17 percent. That was the biggest percentage gain for U.S. home sellers sinc…