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With more renters crowding the market, the cost of rent is going up. Forget landlords offering free rent or a TV to get you to rent; renters have to appeal to landlords.
We all know that a home's value is whatever a buyer and seller can agree on. But that doesn't stop us from sometimes wondering what it's worth or believing what we were seeing. So we invited Stan Humphries, Zillow.com's chief economist to explain it to us.
The congressional debate over whether to raise or not raise the federal debt ceiling may seem like a faraway battle. But Congress' decision will have a real impact on the pocketbooks of Americans.
Marketplace Money for June 24, 2011