While many businesses have slowed during the COVID-19 pandemic, the home-building industry has seen a boom — but it could be at risk due to a lumber shortage that has triggered skyrocketing prices for the material.
If you're thinking about getting a joint mortgage with another person, one of the most important things to consider is how your credit scores will be factored into the approval process. Learn about the key benefits of getting a joint mortgage along with what to watch out for.
A starter home is a common option for first-time homebuyers looking to get their feet wet in the housing market. While starter homes are generally cheaper, you could be giving up a lot of your preferences in a home or get stuck paying for costly repairs. Here's how to consider if a starter home is best for you.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., announced the legislation Monday, seeking to increase the public housing commitment in Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure and jobs plan.
If you want to refinance your home, you may want to act now instead of waiting for a better time.
Does it make more sense to rent or buy a home?
A Northeast Houston couple has discovered they're sharing their house with an entire colony of bats.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Sunday highlighted the need for more residential buildings in the greater Austin area.
With Americans’ savings rates up and stimulus cash on the way again, home renovations are soaring – but at what impact on homeowners’ insurance?
After moving into the Sugar Land home, a local mom discovered nearly 200 rare and vintage Black dolls. She did some research and found that her new home was once the Black Like Me Doll Museum
Mold can be hazardous to your health and your finances.
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said HGTV star and Metro Detroit native Nicole Curtis was 'scammed' when she bought a blighted home from someone who wasn't the owner.
When Tracie and Myles Albert purchased a beautiful four-bedroom house in Riverside, California they never realized that at the end of escrow the seller would suddenly refuse to give up the keys and leave.
Home is where the heart is, and with COVID-19, it's also where the office is.
Millions of homeowners will be exiting COVID-19-related mortgage forbearance over the next few months. It’s important to know what to expect and what steps you can take next.
Local plumbers are still dealing with homes damaged during the winter storms, and one of the big issues right now is getting supplies.
The City of Austin’s Neighborhood Housing and Planning Department and the Housing Authority of the City of Austin announce details of the program that will provide $25 million of rental assistance.
Some landlords with a smaller selection of rental properties in Washington state say they feel trapped due to the eviction moratorium.
Homeowners insurance is essential when buying a new home and to protect your most valuable asset. It only takes a few minutes to compare rates and get the best home insurance.
The Austin-Travis County Emergency Operations Center has released several resources for the many Austinites still feeling the effects of the February 2021 severe winter storm.