Maybe that apartment has the dishwasher you wanted, but do you get cell-phone reception?
Here's what it would cost to live in that famous building among the Muppets and people you grew up with, if it were real.
The young pop sensation is rumored to be eyeing a $1.7 million condo, which could make him a homeowner before his 17th birthday.
The mortgage crisis and a surge in foreclosures have wiped out more homeowners than were gained during the boom.
With snow piling up and bitter cold lasting for weeks, one of the biggest dangers to your home is ice dams.
The economic crisis has hit religions hard, with a steep increase in the number of denominations facing foreclosure and bankruptcy.
A modest bump in the number of homes that went under contract indicates that people are still planning to buy homes.
About Teresa Mears
Teresa Mears is a veteran journalist who has been interested in houses since her father took her to tax auctions to carry the cash at age 10. A former editor of The Miami Herald's Home & Design section, she lives in South Florida where, in addition to writing about real estate, she publishes Miami on the Cheap to help her neighbors adjust to the loss of 60% of their property value.