In cities like Baltimore and Philadelphia, the number of homes in the early stages of foreclosure is higher than it was before the financial crisis.
Property developers around the world are capitalizing on "Generation Rent."
The contracts often saddle would-be homeowners with expensive taxes and repairs.
The Big Book
In her new book, Alissa Quart examines the lives of middle-class families struggling to get by.
Tax Bill 2017
But only for home improvements.
Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly
With Kai and Molly off this week, let's tackle a listener question.
The real estate site Zillow has launched a new tool aimed at first-time home buyers on realestate.com. It features a calculator that adds up the expenses of owning a home, like property taxes and utilities — the kind of things…
Existing home sales numbers for February are out today. January sales increased 3.3 percent to a 10-year high, but economists anticipate a dip for February, although that’s still up from last year. One factor: an improving job market. Click the…