How Often Do Home Appraisals Come in Low? Here Are the Odds

Find out how often home appraisals come in low (according to pros in the field) and what typically causes the appraised value to fall short.

The Best and Worst States to Have a Baby

A new study compares health care costs, accessibility to care, and baby- and family-friendliness in the 50 states and Washington, D.C.

Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey

This week’s properties include a five-bedroom in Upper Saddle River, N.J., and Sea Cliff, N.Y.

As Home Equity Rises, So Does Your Wealth

Homeownership is still a crucial part of the American dream. For those people who own a home (and those looking to buy one), it’s clear that being a homeowner has considerable benefits both emotionally and financially. In addition to long-term stability, buying a home is one of the best ways to increase your net worth. […]

Morning, Mid-day, or Evening? Know the Best Time to Visit a Home

What is the best time to visit a home? What should you look for? And how many times should you visit before buying? We have the answers to homebuyers’ burning questions.