Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, May 10, 2012 8:00 am
By Kim Fulscher · Bankrate.com

Home prices in about one-half of surveyed U.S. markets increased, according to an NAR report.

Monday, August 01, 2011 9:00 am
By Jay MacDonald · Bankrate.com

While we continue to closely monitor the toll that residential foreclosures are taking on our home values, the long-feared second wave of economic trouble from all those deserted strip malls, office parks and industrial complexes across the land has so far failed to materialize. For more than a year, analysts have been predicting that a

Monday, April 18, 2011 10:26 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

“The five-year swoon in home prices has done little to shake the confidence of the American public in the investment value of homeownership.” That’s the key finding of a new nationwide Pew Research Center survey that queried about 2,140 adults in late March. Indeed, more than 80 percent of those polled said buying a home was