Zillow has calculated the break-even horizon down to the ZIP code level. In some cities, the time frame varies by 10 years.
More are facing a 'severe housing burden' because of rising rents and falling incomes. Homeowners saw housing costs fall, but so did incomes.
More than 35 employees at a New York rental real-estate company have gotten tattoos with the company logo in exchange for a commission boost.
As renters become an increasingly large segment of the country, attitudes shift, with 57% saying that owning a home has become less appealing.
Both buyers and renters list not choosing a larger home as one of their top regrets. Younger buyers have more regrets than older buyers, a new survey finds.
More Americans can see themselves renting someday, and a majority don't see owning a home as essential to the American dream, a new survey finds.
With 4 million more single-family homes in the rental pool, tenants are finding rents in some cities less than they were last year.
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.