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Dana Bull is a real estate agent, investor, and coach based in Boston.

I’ve been working in real estate for 7 years, and I have a warning for anyone trying to buy a home with help from their parents

Realtor Dana Bull says about half of her millennial clients get financial help from parents to buy their first home. Here's the advice she gives them.
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.
You can sell your home from your couch.

Forget realtors — more Americans are selling their homes online to real-estate companies like Zillow, who make an offer in 2 days and can close ...

Zillow is part of a growing group of real-estate companies in the United States that buy homes directly from homeowners. But there's a catch.
Higher home prices don't mean it's impossible to buy a house.

We did the math to calculate how much money you need to save monthly to buy a home by 35

Saving up to buy a house can be daunting, but it's not impossible. We calculated the monthly savings needed to buy a house at any price point by 35.
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.
Atherton, California, is home to Silicon Valley's elite.

The 25 most expensive zip codes in America

Property Shark has released its annual ranking of the most expensive zip codes in the United States. Silicon Valley suburb Atherton took the top spot.
Estate managers can make up to $300,000 a year.

Time is a CEO’s most valuable resource — here are all the people the .01% hire to keep their households running smoothly

Wealthy families in New York City and around the world will shell out loads of money for the right household help.
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.