Markets

How to buy a house, from mortgage pre-approval to closing

To buy a house, you should first team up with a trustworthy real estate agent and make sure your credit is in good shape. In most cases if you plan to get a mortgage, you need a loan pre-approval in hand before you can start looking at houses. Once you […]
How to buy a house, from mortgage pre-approval to closing
Markets

Forget San Francisco and New York — millennials prefer these 9 smaller cities with ‘extremely low home prices’ and robust local economies

High-earning millennials are flocking to smaller US cities to put down roots, according to a new Realtor.com report ranking the hottest ZIP codes in America. Buyers are attracted to these markets largely because of their affordable home prices and proximity to big cities. Midwestern cities dominate the list, including Grand […]
Forget San Francisco and New York — millennials prefer these 9 smaller cities with ‘extremely low home prices’ and robust local economies
Lifestyle

Rich millennials are buying vacation homes before starter homes. There are 3 things you should consider before buying one, says a financial expert.

Some rich millennials are buying vacation homes instead of primary homes because it’s too expensive to buy in the cities where they live. There are three main reasons why people consider buying a vacation home, according to financial expert Jean Chatzky: They frequent a certain area, they’re planning to retire, […]
Rich millennials are buying vacation homes before starter homes. There are 3 things you should consider before buying one, says a financial expert.
Markets

20 of the best places in the US to save up and buy your first home

Saving enough money for a down payment to buy a home isn’t easy these days. In fact, 39% of millennial homebuyers find it difficult to save for a down payment, according to Zillow Group’s Housing Trends Report. RealEstate.com found the places where first-time home buyers can save for a down […]
20 of the best places in the US to save up and buy your first home