Whether you’re a dyed in the wool renter-for-life or simply renting until you can afford to buy, we have information on renting property that can have a big impact on your bottom line. As rental costs continue to increase across the country, it’s important to understand the market so you can make the right choices for your budget and your future.
Oct 31, 2016 | Meghan Alard
Student debt and high rent prices may seem like insurmountable barriers to homeownership, but there are programs available to help you overcome them.
Jul 07, 2016 | Meghan Alard
This map shows median rental costs in 50 U.S. cities. If rent is taking up more than one third of your budget, we have advice to achieve homeownership.
Feb 26, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Property renters reveal why they’re not working towards homeownership. Bad credit, not enough savings for a down payment, and lack of desire top the list.
Mar 23, 2015 | Meghan Alard
Experts say rent payments are likely to increase for at least the next two years. Consumers who want to get ahead will need a three-prong attack plan.
Feb 25, 2015 | Meghan Alard
Year-over-year rental increases in some areas hit the double digits in January. Can the average renter really afford that much of a financial burden?
Jan 06, 2015 | Meghan Alard
Monthly rent payments continue to increase throughout the country. Is it time to make a plan that gets you into a home you actually own yourself?
Dec 24, 2014 | April Lewis-Parks
With rent more than twice the cost of monthly mortgage payments in most places, is it time to buy a home? Learn if you’re ready to apply for a mortgage.
Nov 17, 2014 | April Lewis-Parks
A new Zillow survey finds Americans are rooming together to save money and counteract stagnant income, which may be contributing to the slow market.
Oct 22, 2014 | Meghan Alard
A study reveals renters lack financial stability when compared to homeowners, but even more troubling is the lack of financial literacy overall.
Financial Wellness, Housing
Nov 16, 2012 | April Lewis-Parks
The decision to rent a home versus buying a property outright can be critical to your financial success. Learn how to determine if you're ready for a mortgage.