The 6 Worst Mortgage Mistakes You Can Make

Is your house your castle? Or a monkey on your back? The answer might depend on your mortgage. Getting an affordable property at a great rate can make you feel as if life couldn’t be any sweeter. But ask anyone who bought a house with a mortgage they didn’t understand...

Booms Are Back In These 25 Real Estate Markets

Denver, Colorado. (Shutterstock) Many investors like real estate because of the potential for steady, above-average returns with only a limited downside risk. Others, however, are more intrigued by the possibility of a quick strike in a real-estate boom, holding a...

US sales of new homes shot up 4 percent in March

WASHINGTON –  Sales of new U.S. homes jumped 4 percent in March, propelled by a surge of buying in the West. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that sales last month were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 694,000. The two prior months had their sales revised...