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7 pieces of homebuying advice you can’t afford to ignore

Heed this advice and you'll avoid some expensive mistakes in the homebuying process.
You might want to think twice before buying a vacation home.

Rich millennials are buying vacation homes before starter homes. There are 3 things you should consider before buying one, says a financial expert.

There are three main reasons why people consider buying a vacation home, according to financial expert Jean Chatzky. Here's what you should know first.

How much you need for a down payment on a home in America’s 20 biggest cities

How much you need to save for a down payment depends on the price of the house. Here's how much that is right now in 20 different cities.
There's a better place to put your money to maximize returns.

A self-made millionaire who retired at 37 says buying a home was ‘probably the worst financial decision’ he ever made

If you're angling for the biggest return on your money, it's clear that homeownership is not the way to go.
Some millennial couples are choosing a mortgage before marriage.

Millennial couples buying homes before they get married are making a risky move that shows how different they really are from their parents

Unmarried millennial couples are buying homes together and it's caused by economic conditions and an attitude shift.
Generation Z is wasting no time in their pursuit to become homeowners.

Nearly 80% of Gen Z wants to own a home by age 30 — here’s how much they need to save monthly to buy a house in America’s biggest ci...

Gen Zers, the group of Americans born between 1998 and 2016, are eager to become homeowners. Here's how much it'll take to buy their first house.
Generation Z is wasting no time in their pursuit to become homeowners.

Nearly 80% of Gen Z wants to own a home by age 30 — here’s how much they need to save monthly to buy a house in America’s biggest ci...

Gen Zers, the group of Americans born between 1998 and 2016, are eager to become homeowners. Here's how much it'll take to buy their first house.
It's a tough time for Americans to buy a home.

The 15 American cities where competition to buy a home is fiercest right now

Denver, Los Angeles, and Portland, are the hardest places in America to buy a home right now, according to mortgage data.
There's hope for homebuyers in 2019.

The top 10 cities for buying a house in 2019, where jobs are plentiful, construction is booming, and young people are moving in

Wage growth and new-home construction in these cities are keeping up with home price increases, making it easier for buyers to afford a home.
The best neighborhood will eventually spread out.

Forget buying the cheapest house on the best street — a real-estate exec says there’s a smarter move to make

The CEO of the real-estate brokerage Douglas Elliman says it's better to buy outside the best neighborhood. Here's how to spot an up-and-coming location.