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10 Best Housing Markets for First-Time Homebuyers

By Andrea V. Brambila As a group, first-time homebuyers are a bellwether of the real estate industry and the economy as a whole. "What helps a first-time homebuyer is having a job and a good income to buy a home -- having hope for the future," said Mark Fleming, chief economist for data aggregator CoreLogic. In order to... Continue Reading »

Condo Sales Drop: What You Should Know Before Buying One

Accidental landlords Amy and Lawrence LeVine are having trouble unloading their one-bedroom condominium in uptown Chicago, within walking distance from jogging and biking trails off Lake Michigan. They would love to put in a renter, rather than take a loss on the sale, but their condo association already booted out their... Continue Reading »

Black Women Locked Out

Emerging research from Milwaukee shows that eviction may be to black women what incarceration is to black men. Currently, about 10 percent of black men in America are behind bars. What's happening to the wives, girlfriends, mothers, and sisters back home? They're being evicted from their apartments. One in 20 households... Continue Reading »

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