The towns outsmarting Airbnb to make more homes available for residents

Reasons to be Cheerful reveals how U.S. communities are cracking down on the short-term housing market to make more homes available for residents.
Real Estate
Rent vs. buy: A comparison of housing costs in U.S. cities
SmartAsset compared the cost of renting vs buying a home by evaluating the difference in monthly costs in 343 cities. Read More
Top 10 most attractive U.S. cities for residents over 60
SmartAsset evaluated which U.S. cities and states had the highest number of people aged 60 and older moving in or out to determine … Read More
2024's cities across the country with the biggest and smallest yards
LawnStarter ranked the cities with the biggest and smallest single-family home yards. Read More
Which U.S. cities are best for first-time homebuyers?
SmartAsset examined the current state of the housing market in 185 metro areas to rank the best places for first-time homebuyers based … Read More
How to buy a home in a high interest rate environment
(BPT) - Following years of all-time low mortgage interest rates, 2023 saw rates fluctuate between 6% and 8%, complicating the plans of … Read More
The 50 fastest and slowest sellers

The 50 places where homes are selling the fastest

Stacker compiled a list of counties where homes sold the fastest, using data from Redfin.

The 50 places where homes are taking the longest to sell

Stacker compiled a list of counties where homes sold the slowest, using data from Redfin.

Hedge funds may soon be banned from owning single-family homes

Next City explains how the Edge Fund Control of American Homes Act seeks to keep private equity's influence out of single-family homes.

10 U.S. cities where living with a roommate can save you more than $700 a month

SmartAsset ranked 100 of the largest cities by calculating the amount saved when splitting rent on a two-bedroom apartment versus renting a one-bedroom apartment alone.

Is real estate actually a good investment?

Wealth Enhancement Group analyzed data from academic research, Standard and Poor's, and Nareit to compare real estate to stocks as investments.

Outdoor TVs, 'she sheds' and saltwater pools: 20 features that could boost a home's sale price and speed up offers

Money reports that despite high mortgage rates and home prices, there are still ways sellers can boost sale prices.

Top 5 Reasons to Call the Great Lakes State Home
(BPT) - Thinking about moving? Consider Michigan, which offers great jobs, an even better cost of living, economic opportunity and … Read More
Thinking about investing in a duplex? Think bigger.
(BPT) - Investing in real estate can be a smart choice, but not all investments are created equal. There's no denying rental … Read More
Banks boosting communities: How a behind-the-scenes partnership supports housing affordability and economic development
(BPT) - It’s a virtuous cycle: communities that are economically vibrant create good jobs that support homeownership, and … Read More
What to expect when buying a house in 2024
Experian analyzed housing market data to make some forward-thinking predictions about what you can expect from the housing market in … Read More