Retirement Planning: Will Owning a Home Help You Retire?

May 31, 2013

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There was a time when nobody had doubts about the value of owning a home. It was considered an incredible long-term investment and ideal for retirement. Today we know that real estate isn’t as safe as we once thought it was, at least as a short-term investment, and Americans, young and old, are leery of sinking [...]

When Will Home Prices and the Real Estate Market Rebound?

October 7, 2011

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Consumers Want to Buy, but Waiting for the Right Time A survey released this week by Hanley Wood shows that recovery is still evading the U.S. housing market. Consumers are in no hurry to buy a home even though they believe in homeownership as well as the significance of a healthy housing market in aiding [...]