Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 6:05 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

If you’ve always wanted a vacation home in sunny Spain, here’s a buying opportunity.

Friday, October 21, 2011 11:36 am
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

How bad is the housing market in the United States? So bad, that two senators — a Republican and a Democrat — have joined forces to push a bill that would offer visas to foreigners who spend $500,000 buying homes in the States. The bill was co-authored by Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Mike

Friday, July 22, 2011 3:54 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Buyers from Brazil, China and Korea are among the foreigners snapping up bargain real estate in the U.S., according to The National Association of Realtors, or NAR, and more than half of them are paying in cash. Mortgages are not as common in other countries as they are in the U.S., so foreign buyers are more