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My husband and I bought our home, but if I had to do it all over again I’d choose to rent instead

There are plenty of reasons to buy instead of rent, but if I had to do it over, I would just continue renting.

Here’s the least expensive town for homeowners in every US state

Using data from the Census Bureau, we found the town in each state with the lowest median monthly costs for homeowners.
Millennials are desperate to be homeowners, just like their parents before them.

Millennials are taking on bigger mortgages than ever before, and it shows we’ve been wrong about them for years

Millennials are taking over the mortgage market in the US. The generation now holds the largest share of new mortgages by dollar volume.
It's an age-old debate: Should you rent or buy?

Deciding to buy a home instead of rent isn’t always a question of simple math

If you're asking yourself "Should I rent or buy?" the answer comes down to whether you value certainty or flexibility more, says an early retiree.
Buying a home as a millennial is possible with smart savings strategies.

5 millennials who became homeowners in their 20s share their best advice for buying your first house

We talked to millennial homeowners to find out how they bought their first home and hear their best advice for other first-time homebuyers.
The month-to-month cost of owning a home varies by state.

Here’s exactly how much it typically costs to own a home in every US state

Coastal states like California, Hawaii, and New Jersey are expensive, while Appalachian states like West Virginia and Arkansas are less so.

7 things the average American has accomplished by age 35

By the time they turn 35, many Americans have gotten married, bought a home, and earned a salary of about $50,000. They've also amassed quite a bit of debt by that age, data shows.

I never thought I’d be a homeowner, but buying my house is the best decision I’ve ever made

I decided to buy a house after years of renting and loving it — and becoming a homeowner is one of the best decisions I've ever made.

American homes are more affordable than they’ve been in 40 years — but that could change sooner than you think

Mortgage rates are much lower than they were in the 1980s. Buying a home now is more affordable for millennials than it was for their parents.
London is the second-most popular city.

The world’s richest people are flocking to these 17 cities

Rich people with a net worth of $30 million or more love spending money on real estate, and they have favorite cities from New York to Geneva.