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Does It Make Sense to Buy Your First Home While You're in the Military? Nov. 18, 2020

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: I'm one year into my four-year contract with the Army. I currently live off base but ha... Read More

Why Are All the Buyers Either Investors or Developers? Nov. 10, 2020

The Real Estate Expert

I recently represented a sweet three-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Santa Monica. It had approximatel... Read More

Celebrating While Being Mindful of Others' Struggles Oct. 16, 2020

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: After years of fiscal discipline, my wife and I have paid off our mortgage. We contempla... Read More

Redditors Asked Carrie These Financial Questions. Can You Relate? Jun. 10, 2020

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: Recently, I did my first ever Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA). I was really excited about... Read More

Some Extra Planning Can Buy You Time Jun. 02, 2020

The Real Estate Expert

There are happy and sad reasons that people sell their homes. These happy reasons can include moving... Read More

Are You a Refinance Junkie? Apr. 28, 2020

The Real Estate Expert

Refinancing is the first thought in many people's minds as they notice fixed mortgage rates dropping... Read More

April 27, 2020 Apr. 27, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Two years ago, I made a big mistake. I married a widower and agreed to move into his hou... Read More

Socialist Rent Restructuring Is Not the Answer Apr. 24, 2020

Adriana Cohen

Liberals never let a crisis go to waste, and sadly for America's landlords and real estate developer... Read More

Prep Steps for First-Time Homebuyers Apr. 22, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Buying a home can be exciting and terrifying all at once. And for first-time buyers, you can probabl... Read More

April 13, 2020 Apr. 13, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am a disabled single mother of two, and I work part time. We live in a modest mobile h... Read More

Time for Banks To Step Up as Nation Confronts a Mortgage and Rent Crisis Apr. 13, 2020

Daily Editorials

The U.S. economy has effectively come to a screeching halt, as if caught in a sci-fi scene where an ... Read More

High Vet Bills for Beloved Pets and Prepping for Mortgage Application Mar. 16, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: Our beloved dog Roscoe is getting older, and we're concerned about safeguarding his healt... Read More

December 23, 2019 Dec. 23, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Two years ago, my sister called crying that they were going to lose their house. She did... Read More

Fretting Over Familial Financial Friction Nov. 26, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I'm very upset about my brother and my sister-in-law's friction over finances. My brothe... Read More

Reeling from Mom's Gambling Expenses Nov. 23, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: Since 2013, my mother has inherited $475,000, which she has cast into a bonfire of casin... Read More

5 Home-Buying Mistakes That Will Make You House Poor Nov. 06, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Buying a home is likely the largest purchase you will ever make. This is not the time to make mistak... Read More

Mortgagor, Mortgagee Sep. 08, 2019

House Calls

Dear Edith: I'm studying for my real estate license, and last week, we discussed mortgages. I still ... Read More

Belt and Suspenders Aug. 18, 2019

House Calls

Ms. Lank: What does it mean when a property shows up in the multiple listing system as a new listing... Read More

More Reader Comments on Home Staging Aug. 11, 2019

House Calls

Readers are still sending in comments about the rant from a seller who resented trying to live in he... Read More

Economy Not So Rosy for the Middle Class Aug. 08, 2019

Froma Harrop

We keep hearing about this wonderful economy of ours. Jobs plentiful. Inflation low. Interest rates ... Read More