More millennials are living in single-family homes

Much has been written in recent years about the millennial generation and the challenges young people face in getting a mortgage loan, but whether today’s young adults choose to dip their toes into homeownership or rent their homes, one thing is clear: They prefer to live in single-family homes in either scenario …

Seeking home price appreciation? Head west to find it

While recent reports’ home price appreciation data and methodology differs, various sources agree that overall values are rising — with markets in the West leading the way …

What’s holding back Hispanic homeownership?

A nonprofit think tank that studies shifts in consumer demand said that in 2007, the Hispanic homeownership rate peaked at nearly 50 percent, but it has been in decline ever since. Nearly 4 million Hispanics would like to purchase a home the next time they move, but only 1.5 million are financially prepared to do so, according to the report, “Hispanics & Home Ownership: Closing the Gap.” …

Delaying homeownership could be costly decision for potential buyers

Potential homebuyers who are renting while they put off buying a home could lose thousands of dollars by not taking advantage of current interest rates and home prices, according to a recent realtor.com report …

New York Times raises the bar on rent vs. buy calculators

The New York Times has unveiled an updated rent vs. buy calculator that factors in assumptions about how home values and investment income would appreciate over time, in addition to a wide array of other homeownership and renting costs. “The …

Can foreclosure buyer raise rents on tenants?

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Buying beats renting in all 100 largest U.S. metros

Trulia study finds advantage is smallest in Honolulu, San Francisco, NYread more

10 expenses you can deduct when renting out a room

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