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Heres How Much Extreme Weather Costs Taxpayers

Shutterstock photo From hurricanes to earthquakes to wildfires, several states have experienced the devastating impact of natural disasters — and taxpayers are now paying for it. In fact, extreme weather disasters cost American taxpayers more than $67 billion from 2000 to 2015,...
Posted On 02 Nov 2017

HGTV Experts Secrets to Getting the Best Price on a Home in the Fall

Spring is typically the hottest season for the real estate market. But fall offers a great opportunity for both home sellers and buyers to get the best price, said Scott McGillivray. As a contractor, real estate investor and host of the HGTV series “Income Property,” he should...
Posted On 01 Nov 2017

32 Insider Tips for Buying and Selling a House

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, dealing in real estate can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially for a novice or first-timer. Fortunately, getting the right information can help make the process more manageable. Click through to find out how you can  buy and sell a...
Posted On 25 Oct 2017

19 Surprising Reasons Your Mortgage Loan Could Be Rejected

If you’re buying a home, you’re probably applying for a mortgage also. A mortgage loan application can feel like an IRS audit: tons of paperwork, a thousand questions, a loan officer who can make an IRS auditor look trusting and — of course — more paperwork. Unfortunately, even...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017

Telltale Signs Your Bargain Home Is Going to Cost You

If buying a new home is your next big money move, make sure you’re not settling for something that’s going to cost you much more than you planned. Buying a house in need of repair can mean ample savings in the short term but a potential big investment in the long term. If y...
Posted On 18 Oct 2017

Meet a VC: Brendan Wallace Brad Greiwe

Brendan Wallace is a Co-founder and Managing Partner at Fifth Wall . Brendan was Co-founder & CEO of Identified, a data & analytics company focused on workforce optimization that raised $33 million of venture capital and was acquired by Workday (WDAY) in 2014. Brendan...
Posted On 15 Oct 2017

The American World Is Degrading

Throughout my journeys throughout the world, I have noted the state of repair of government and private sector buildings / facilities. Some areas of the world prefer spending little to keep buildings in class I condition and let them generally degrade. At some point, the building...
Posted On 09 Oct 2017

Moving to the Burbs? Keep the City Condo As Rental

By  Bob Dockendorff, JD, LLM The real estate market in coastal cities is  booming . Here in  Boston , property values and rents have skyrocketed since the  Great Recession  and there are similar trends in other large metropolitan areas. Many young people that purchased in t...
Posted On 06 Oct 2017

10 Steps for First-Time Homebuyers

By  Dasarte Yarnway A few things are cornerstones in the old American dream: marriage, a successful career, a family and a home. Yet, to most of Gen Xers and millennials one of those characteristics seems farfetched. Guess which one? Homeownership is one of the top priorities...
Posted On 03 Oct 2017

The Hurricanes Lessons for Renters: You Need Insurance, Too

This content is made possible by our sponsor; the views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc. In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the focus for individuals’ property losses has...
Posted On 30 Sep 2017