These Are the 10 Best Places to Live in America

These Are the 10 Best Places to Live in America The basic elements that make somewhere a great place to live rarely change — good schools, a good economy, good neighbors. Yet around the edges, preferences tend to shift over time. When MONEY launched its inaugural Best Places to Live list in 1987, for instance, … Continue reading These Are the 10 Best Places to Live in America

Closing the sale of a condo has become harder

Q&A Here's why closing the sale of a condo has suddenly become harder for an association Getty Images It appears lenders are getting more skittish about issuing mortgages to buyers of condominium units as the real estate market recovers from the housing bust, a time when lenders experienced a spate of foreclosures. It appears lenders … Continue reading Closing the sale of a condo has become harder

Real Estate Update and Property Report

Real Estate Update and Property Report Click on this link to go and see the values for your area! Thank you Rismedia

Here’s why some homeowners still can’t sell

~ are you experiencing this? ~ Here's why some homeowners still can't sell Getty Images A realtor showing a house in Park Ridge, Illinois. Home prices and housing demand are both soaring, and real estate agents are desperate to find more homes to list. Sounds like a dream for any homeowner who wants to sell. … Continue reading Here’s why some homeowners still can’t sell

The Cities Where Your Money Stretches The Furthest

~ in case you are thinking of moving, take these into consideration ~ The Cities Where Your Money Stretches The Furthest (And Where It Hardly Stretches At All)  If being able to buy more for your money is important for you – and it is quite important to many people – then you’d do well … Continue reading The Cities Where Your Money Stretches The Furthest

High home prices might be hitting their limit

~ I tend to agree ~ High home prices might be hitting their limit There is so much demand for housing and so few homes for sale that prices have nowhere to go but up – unless of course they get so high that potential buyers have no choice but to back away. That may … Continue reading High home prices might be hitting their limit

The U.S. Cities Where People Exercise the Most – And Least

The U.S. Cities Where People Exercise the Most – And Least © (Getty Images) Exercise is on the rise among Americans, according to a new report. When it comes to exercise, Coloradoans are leading the pack. The state is home to two communities – Boulder and Fort Collins – that claim the highest rates of … Continue reading The U.S. Cities Where People Exercise the Most – And Least

The coolest building in every state

The coolest building in every state The United States has produced some really cool buildings, and we've found the coolest building in each state. Defining "coolest" is hard. We evaluated every state on its own terms, and we've found that the architecture across all 50 is as diverse as its population. In states like California … Continue reading The coolest building in every state

16 Household Products That Are a Complete Waste of Money

16 Household Products That Are a Complete Waste of Money TOOLS RUSH IN Saving counter space and money and reducing clutter are more valuable than any of these supposedly must-have gadgets. Slick marketing promises increased efficiency and a streamlined lifestyle, but incorporating these devices or approaches into everyday living at home and they'll quickly reveal … Continue reading 16 Household Products That Are a Complete Waste of Money

How to Get a Great Deal on Your First Home

How to Get a Great Deal on Your First Home (Don't Tell Your Broker) Once you've decided to bite the bullet and decide to buy your first home, being prepared will help you avoid many of the pitfalls. The expenses related to purchasing a first home can be daunting, especially when consumers are used to … Continue reading How to Get a Great Deal on Your First Home