Monthly Archives : January 2014

Filed under: News, Buying, Investing, Selling Gene J. Puskar/AP By JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices fell slightly in November as colder weather slowed buying, ending nine straight months of price gains. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index slipped 0.1 percent from October to November, partly reversing the previous monthly increase of 0.2 percent. But the index is not adjusted…

Filed under: Advice, Buying Shutterstock By Brendon DeSimone When you buy a home, you probably assume that you own everything in and around it within the property lines. But in some parts of the country, homeowners are discovering the property they’re buying does not fully include the land beneath it. For example, in Tampa Bay, Fla., a family realized at closing that their…

Filed under: Advice, Renting Shutterstock By Leonard Baron If you bought a rental property during the pre-crash era, you may be feeling the lingering pain of the investment. Whether you’re experiencing negative cash flow or the property is simply not as terrific as you’d first hoped, either in terms of quality or location, you’re probably wondering if this investment is worth the hassle….