Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 6:02 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Annual price increases are pointing toward a sustained housing recovery.

Tuesday, February 05, 2013 6:08 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Potential buyers will find more opportunity in certain cities.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 5:17 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Many housing markets in the Northeast are still on the decline.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 1:49 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Given the drop in inventory, your home might sell quickly in this state.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 5:16 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

March brings more signs of seller optimism in the housing market.

Wednesday, November 09, 2011 5:09 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

How about a little good news on the housing front, for a change? Signs of economic improvement were reported in 30 housing markets, up from 23 markets a month ago, as tracked by the National Association of Home Builders, NAHB, and First American Financial Corp. Texas, in particular, fared well with eight of its cities

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