With competition fierce for smaller and less-expensive homes, many retirees are surprised that downsizing would cost more than they anticipated.
SEATTLE, May 14- Seattle's city council on Monday approved a new tax for the city's biggest companies, including Amazon.com Inc, to combat a housing crisis attributed in part to a local economic boom that has driven up real estate costs at the expense of the working class. That formula is designed to raise $45 million to $49 million a year over the five-year life of...
Almost two-thirds of Americans say they're anticipating an increase in property values during the next year, according to Gallup.
April 24- Real estate developers in British Columbia will soon be required to collect and report information on people buying and flipping condo presale units, as the province ramps up its crackdown on tax fraud amid an escalating housing affordability crisis. Under a change to real estate laws introduced by the New Democratic government on Tuesday,...
Financial advisor Winnie Sun explains why a Roth IRA is the best place to build your retirement savings.
If your home isn't selling and you're approached with a rent-to-own proposition, it might be worth considering.
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A service in Seattle will provide prospective home buyers with a down payment in exchange for Airbnb income, N.Y. Times reports.
After devastating hurricanes, experts offer tips on how to prepare and rebuild your home after a natural disaster, Curbed reports.
The odds were stacked against them, at more than 300 to 1. But in a property market as hot as Hong Kong's that wasn't enough to stop some 1,300 home seekers queuing for a chance to get their hands on just four flats in Parc City, Tsuen Wan.
Rising home values should generate more supply, but may be pricing out millennials, says Breakingviews' Robert Cyran.
Rental property can be a great source of income, or it can become a huge headache, U.S. News reports.
Options for beneficiaries come with pros and cons. The best choice: wait.
More Americans are renters now than at any time in the past 50 years. Debt and rising housing prices are some of the reasons.
Home size has been a common gripe over the years, especially as housing gets more expensive and people have to settle.
Senators Bob Corker and Mark Warner are considering legislation that would break up Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, according to Bloomberg.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson shares her top three spots to retire abroad that might not be on your radar. Hidden gems that are great options for Americans looking to retire overseas.
SoFi COO Joanne Bradford weighs in on online lending, innovation and student loans.
A new report forecasts home remodeling this year will top records set during the housing boom. CNBC's Brian Sullivan discusses. Robert Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets Homebuilding and Building Products analyst, and Todd Tomalak, John Burns Consulting VP, weigh in.
An alarming number of homeowners still owe more on their mortgages than the home is worth, even though housing prices have been rising. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.
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