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Was my home a good investment?

Calculate the return on your home and how it compares to returns on stocks, bonds and overall home prices.

Looking to buy your first home? Good luck with that

House hunting is going to be difficult this spring ? especially for those looking to become owners for the first time.

It's tough to be a homebuyer in Seattle

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Warning signs in the housing market aren't hurting Zillow

Shares of Zillow have soared this year. But other housing-related stocks have dipped, and even Zillow's top economist is worried the real estate market may cool off.

Yes, you can still deduct interest on your home equity loan ...

The new tax law has created a lot of confusion over whether tax filers may still deduct the interest they pay on home equity loans and lines of credit. The IRS says that you can, but only if the money is used to improve your home.

This Texas military town has nearly closed the black and white homeownership gap

Killeen, Texas is a relative oasis of racial parity when it comes to homeownership. The reason: Fort Hood.

What will your monthly mortgage payment be?

In the market for a new home? Or planning to refinance? Find out what your monthly payment will be.

Flip this house! Zillow plans to buy and sell homes

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London's property market is in a coma

London experienced years of booming property prices. But the market has now ground to a halt.

5 ways to afford your first home

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How these hurricane-ravaged states have avoided a housing disaster -- so far

An expected deluge of hurricane-related foreclosures has so far been avoided, thanks in part to new provisions by federal agencies and regulations imposed after the financial crisis.

Home prices are on an epic run

Real estate prices posted an annual gain of 6.3% in February, and have been rising continuously for the past 70 months.

Even rising mortgage rates won't stop homebuyers

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He made $400,000 flipping a house

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What to spend money on (and what to DIY) as a new homeowner

Angie Hicks, co-founder of Angie's List, talks about how to keep your costs in check as a new homeowner.

Is Manhattan's rental market finally cooling off?

Rent prices in Manhattan are slowing down and landlords are offering concessions as inventory on the island grows.

How to save $9,000 on your mortgage

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Why West Coast home prices are surging

The hottest markets are in the West, and it's creating an affordability issue.

Are you ready to buy a home?

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Home Depot's sluggish sales may be warning sign for housing

Home Deport reported sales growth that missed Wall Street's forecasts. The company specifically cited a 'slow start' to spring as a problem. Bad weather did hurt sales. But rising mortgage rates might be a bigger problem going forward.
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