Americans Consider Housing Policy in 2012 Election

As Americans consider the best candidates for the 2012 presidential and congressional elections, housing is at the forefront of the debate for many. About 70 percent of Americans say a candidate‚Äôs position on housing could sway their vote, according to a survey released Tuesday by Move, Inc. However, Americans differ in their views of what …

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Prioritize trade-offs in house-vs.-condo decision

Q: What is better to buy: a house or a townhouse? A. In the house vs. condo or townhouse battle, the analysis of which type to buy is not as simple as “better” or “worse,” per se. However, there are trade-offs to each, and in the final analysis of which property type to buy, own, …

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Boomer Expectations Set To Affect Home Markets Over The Next 10 Years

American housing in the next decade is expected to be shaped by the changing values of adults ages 46 to 64, a study by the Urban Land Institute indicates. The people in this demographic are healthier than the previous generation of home buyers and expect to work, at least part-time, past the typical retirement age. …

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Manage your money like a woman

Women typically earn less yet live longer than men, which suggests they need a different financial plan. Here are 13 strategies to ensure a comfortable retirement: Family finances: Cut off your kids Sure you want to help your children. But women too often lend a hand at the expense of their own long-term security: Half …

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