Boomers are homeowners with tons of equity — both emotional and financial — tied up in where they live.
Rising prices are driving homeowners into positive equity, but it could be a long road.
More homeowners are gaining equity, but millions remain under threat of foreclosure.
Seeking higher returns from your home’s equity could leave you homeless.
Carrying a mortgage is no easier on America’s middle class, even though home prices have dropped dramatically, according to a new study by Center for Housing Policy. Nearly a quarter of 45 million households in the study spent more than half their monthly budget on housing costs in 2010. The author of the study, Laura