What Matters in Residential Real Estate (With Dolly and Jenny Lenz)

Liz Ann Sonders discusses the state of the real estate market with famed agents Dolly Lenz and Jenny Lenz.

Should You Buy a Home? 5 Things to Do First

Think you're ready to buy your first home? Do these five things before stepping into that first open house.

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Before You Retire?

If you are nearing retirement, does it make sense to pay off your mortgage in advance?

Should You Pay Off a Mortgage Before You Retire?

Whether it makes financial sense to pay off your mortgage depends on your individual situation. Here are some things to consider.

College Housing: Rent or Buy?

Rents in college towns are soaring. Should you buy a house for your college student to live in?

Fixed-Rate Mortgage vs. ARM: How Do They Compare?

Fixed-rate mortgages can offer stability, while adjustable-rate mortgages tend to be more flexible. Which would work better for you?

Buying a House? What to Know About Down Payments

Housing prices may be stubbornly high, but the financial guidelines for putting together a down payment still apply.

Buying, Renting, and Selling a Second Home

A second home is a substantial investment that lives by different rules than your primary residence. Here's what you need to consider.

7 Tips for the First-Time Home Buyer

Buying your first home can be exciting, but make sure you're prepared for all of the financial ramifications.

Should You Consider an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage?

Adjustable-rate mortgages are on the rise—but are they right for you?