housing

How Death Can Kill Your Property Value

Meth-fueled neighbors and cockroach-infested kitchens may devalue your home, but their financial impact is negligible when compared to someone peacefully passing away in the master…

The Renter’s Guide to Avoiding a God-Awful Landlord

First things first: Outside of a rent-controlled crystal ball, there’s no real foolproof way to be sure your landlord or property manager won’t suck. Like…

The Homeless Men Who Have Given Up on Living Anywhere but the Streets

The toughest part of landing on the street for Chris wasn’t the lack of privacy while he slept, or the cops that came around to…

Stupid Money: What the Hell Is a Jumbo Mortgage, Anyway?

Real estate is obscenely expensive these days: The median home price nationwide in April 2018 was $312,000, which is an eye-watering 50 percent increase over…