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Ellen DeGeneres recently sold a Beverly Hills home for $35 million.

Ellen DeGeneres reportedly just sold one of her Beverly Hills mansions for $35 million — that’s $19 million more than it cost her just 3 y...

Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi sold their Beverly Hills home for a reported $35 million, likely earning a hefty profit after renovating the place. This moves comes right after DeGeneres and de Rossi purchased another Beverly Hills home for $15 million.
Real estate or stock market: Which is the better investment?

Is buying a house a better investment than the stock market? We did the math, and the answer is clear

Whether real estate is a better investment than the stock market is an ongoing debate. Owning a home is often the biggest financial commitment someone will make, while investing in stocks is generally a key component of building wealth. We compared the two over the past three decades.

20 of the best places in the US to save up and buy your first home

Saving for a down payment to buy a home isn't easy these days, but it can a little easier depending on where you live. RealEstate.com recently looked at the best places where first-time home buyers can save for a 20% down payment the fastest. See which cities are best for first-time homebuyers.
People are sleeping in their cars in California.

California real estate is so expensive that families, retirees, and even tech workers are living in cars and vans

The median price for a home in California is at a record high of $600,000. Real estate is so expensive that people are taking up residence in cars, vans, and boats. Local governments are attempting to crack down on the problem, which has led to the rise of safe parking programs.

The New York City real estate market has gotten so bad that people are paying millions to live in the basement

With more space at a fraction of the cost of other units in their buildings, below-grade spaces are becoming an increasingly attractive option among New York City homebuyers — but they still cost millions.
The median home listing price in the US is nearly $280,000.

The most expensive and affordable states to buy a house, ranked

Home prices have increased significantly since the 1960s, when the median price of a home was less than $100,000 in today's dollars. Today, the median home price in the US is nearly than $280,000, according to Zillow — but that can vary depending on what state you buy a house in.
In 15 California cities, at least 13% of households spend at least half of their income on housing.

34 US cities where people can barely afford homes

The cost to buy a home is more expensive than it's ever been. SmartAsset recently released a new report ranking the US cities with the most severely cost-burdened households. In 34 cities, at least 13% of households spend at half of their income on housing.
There are things you should consider doing before buying a new house.

The 10 smartest things I did before I bought my first house

Buying a house is one of the most expensive purchases you make. There are some things you can do before buying a house that can save you money, time, and stress during the moving process. Here are the 10 smartest things I did before buying my first house.

7 signs you’re not ready to move to a new city, even if you think you are

Moving to a new city can be life-changing. But don't let stories of people landing in a big city with $400 in their pocket, a suitcase in their hand, and dreams in their head fool you. Here are the signs that you shouldn't move right now.
Renting is 5.5% cheaper than buying in San Francisco.

Homes have become so expensive in the Bay Area that renting is now a better deal than buying

Is it a better financial decision to rent or buy? In San Francisco and San Jose, renters save more money than buyers, a new Trulia study found. Thanks to flat rents and surging home values, renting is now a cheaper long-term option.