House flipping is popular only when there’s profit to be made. For the model to work, the market needs to support it. And today’s overall housing market doesn’t. Don’t believe it? One indicator is the amount of materials being sold to renovate homes. Just ask Home Depot (NYSE: HD) whether […]

Time is of the essence if your home has been damaged or flooded because of the remnants of Hurricane Ida. There is much to do, from salvaging your belongings to warding off potential scammers.  Here are some consumer tips to help you recover.     1. Move fast. The first 24 to 48 […]

After months of house hunting in this competitive market you’ve finally secured the home of your dreams. Congratulations! Becoming a homeowner is an exciting and fulfilling experience, but it’s also one of the largest financial investments you’ll ever make, and things can get stressful if you aren’t prepared. Here are […]