Buying homes or vacant lots for $500 might sound inviting, even in a city as troubled as Detroit. But there are no guarantees.
In 1950, Detroit had a population of 1.85 million. Today, 690,000 remain - a mere third of those who lived here when this was the fifth-largest city in America. Here are some of their stories.
Sales of new U.S. homes were basically flat in January, evidence that recent job gains and relatively low mortgage rates have yet to spur the real estate market.
All that snow in New England may make your property look as pretty as a calendar shot, but it won't do you any favors if you're trying to buy or sell a house.
A small Ohio town continues to bounce back after being dubbed "ground zero" for the Great Recession.
U.S. homebuilders slowed the pace of construction in January, breaking ground on fewer single-family houses ahead of the spring buying season.
Younger Americans are struggling to keep up with steadily-rising student debt loads, a burden that is limiting their ability to buy homes.
City-owned lots will be sold to couples as homesteads at $1,000; Residents must make commitment to live on site for five years.
Open houses offer more than just the opportunity to get a closer look at a property, so being prepared is key.
A study released shows Silicon Valley's tech economy is continuing to boom, with 58,000 new jobs and 42,000 new residents last year and all indications the record growth will continue.