This is how much it costs to sell a home in the US

In a housing market with steadily rising home prices, the real estate industry has become focused on how much it takes buyers to become owners — a total cost that includes the down payment, closing costs and commissions. But there’s one question that’s often forgotten: How much does it cost sellers to get their home off the market …

7 local factors that influence investing and ROI

So, why wouldn’t your investment strategy also be affected by your surroundings? If you’re developing local properties — and especially if you’re thinking about relocating to a hot new housing market or investing from afar — knowing your surroundings…