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NEW YORK (BankingMyWay) — What's a home worth? Unless it's a cookie-cutter condo it's hard to know for sure, because there's too much variation. You don't have thousands of comparable trades like with corn, wheat or oil, so value's always debatable. Read more»
NEW YORK (BankingMyWay) — Millennials — and many others too — have been postponing their first home purchase in favor of renting. While that often does make sense, the decision is worth a second look: Soaring rents can now make owning pay off. Read more»
NEW YORK (BankingMyWay) — In a long-term forecast that could be worrisome for homeowners and the housing market, RealtyTrac says 21% of the nation's residential real estate markets are seeing warning signs of market bubbles like the one that Read more»
NEW YORK (BankingMyWay) — Try hard enough and you can almost always see the housing-market glass as half full — but only by remembering how bad things were a few years ago. Read more»
NEW YORK (BankingMyWay) — There is some good news for the housing market heading into 2015, based on two reports from major real estate organizations. Read more»
NEW YORK (BankingMyWay) — It's disturbing enough that millions of adults can't fulfill the American dream and buy a home. What is really alarming is that home unaffordability isn't a temporary problem. Read more»
NEW YORK (BankingMyWay) — Being strapped in for an hour's worth of sharp instruments poking at your teeth and gums isn't exactly the best way to spend an afternoon, but as dreaded as some visits to the dentist can be, 17% of Americans say they'd opt for the dentist drill over a trip to a financial adviser to learn better money-management skills. Read more»
NEW YORK (BankingMyWay) — If you've just bought a home and have a brand-new mortgage, the last thing on your mind is refinancing. After all, if you shopped carefully, you already have the best terms you could get. And odds are that mortgage rates will go up, not down, making a refi a non-starter anytime soon. Read more»
NEW YORK (BankingMyWay) — One key bank lending index shows creditors may be souring on the housing market, while another shows there will be growth next year, correcting this year's slump. Read more»
NEW YORK (BankingMyWay) — Renters have a problem. Rents across the nation have risen an average 7% in 2014, according to, but incomes have climbed only 1.8%, leaving a payment gap millions of American renters are struggling to resolve. Read more»
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