Rural residents can’t afford to move to the city, study finds



Rural Americans are increasingly staying put. The finding was the highlight of a University of Chicago study that found the overall mobility of the U.S. population has fallen to its lowest level, and by almost half since its peak in 1985.

Zillow report highlights hidden costs of selling a home



Nationally, U.S. homeowners spend $15,190 on average in extra or hidden costs associated with selling their home, according to a new analysis

Spiraling rental costs show signs of slowing down



Rental price increases are showing signs of slowing down in some of the country’s most expensive markets.

‘Moving up’ to a bigger home costs borrowers an extra $447 a month



Nationally, families can expect to spend $447 extra a month moving to a three-bedroom home from one with two bedrooms, according to Zillow’s Cost of Moving Up Analysis

Ideas for cutting down on your car expenses



You’ll want to be doubly diligent about getting the most out of your miles. A little savings here and there can make a big difference throughout the year.

City living costs $9k a year more than the suburbs



Nationally, families spend an average of $9,073 more per year to cover basic housing and child care costs in the city than in the suburbs

Down payments are major concern for homebuyers, Zillow study finds



It costs more than two thirds of the average annual income to cobble together a 20 percent down payment on a home, which is why many potential homebuyers say saving for a down payment is one of their top concerns.

Home builders blame increased regulatory costs for new construction shortfall



With such high demand and short supply in many housing markets, why is it that builders aren’t stepping things up?

Check out this free tool to estimate your home maintenance costs



Leading home warranty review, rating and comparison website, HomeWarrantyReviews.com has announced an all new feature which allows customers to estimate costs involved in maintaining a typical American household.

Selling Your House: Breaking Down Your Key Costs and Financial Considerations



Selling your home can be a daunting prospect, but it’s even more alarming if you haven’t factored in the costs associated with the sale

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