Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, May 22, 2014 3:36 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

It’s slow going in the housing market, but sales are trending upward.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 2:24 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Buyers who were frozen out in the spring and summer will seek deals this winter.

Thursday, November 21, 2013 12:48 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

In a market with tight inventory, California homes are selling the fastest.

Friday, September 13, 2013 6:52 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Interest rates, home prices and low inventory are hampering buyers.

Friday, June 28, 2013 5:36 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

High demand and low inventory is bringing back bidding wars.

Monday, June 24, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The rich are having a hard time finding expensive digs in ritzy neighborhoods.

Thursday, December 27, 2012 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Listing prices dropped nationwide at the end of the year, but some regions continue to improve.

Thursday, September 15, 2011 2:23 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

A decline in the number of homes for sale would seem to be a positive sign for the troubled housing market, but the traditional rules don’t apply these days. Although housing inventory dropped in August to the lowest point so far this year — and down 19 percent from a year ago according to Realtor.com — real