Feds are suggesting residents buy flood insurance now, even though the flood has officially started and therefore purchasers of new policies aren't covered. Unless they are.
PMI company's plan provides cash incentives for homeowners who stay put and keep up with their mortgage payments. Is that a good idea?
New index ranks 100 cities for investment potential, but cautions that some of the best markets also present some challenges.
Yet another economic analysis says that if return on investment is the issue, you'd do better in the stock market.
A month after their new decor is featured in Architectural Digest, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne list their Los Angeles estate for $12.999 million. Their Malibu pad is also for sale or rent.
Some cities are seeing increasing prices or smaller declines, while others can expect significant price drops in the second half of 2011.
Class-action suit sheds light on common practice of recommending such services, which are the subject of many consumer complaints. HUD says it's a violation of federal law, but some agents disagree.
Skinny townhouse, less than 9 feet wide inside, was home to Edna St. Vincent Millay, Margaret Mead, Cary Grant and John Barrymore.
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.