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Yellowstone flood wake-up call: Is your home adequately insured?

The flood zone is bigger than most people realize, and population shifts can mean more people moving into risky areas, with not enough insurance. Read More

Housing market is cooling as an estimated 25% of home listings cut their asking prices: ‘We’re shifting from a real buying frenzy to much more normal conditions’

Altos Research says that the sector is finally returning to ‘normal’ conditions. Read More

‘Not one sibling wants to pony up the money to purchase the property’: My father owns a family home with 3 siblings. He spent $100,000 on renovations. Can he force them to sell?

‘Here’s the biggest problem: My dad’s other brother sometimes sleeps at the property, but he mostly uses it to store items from his junk-removal business.’ Read More

Some homes in Provo, Utah, drew 50 offers at the peak of housing boom. Economists are now warning of ‘overvalued’ property markets.

An influx of California residents, coupled with a big millennial home-buying population, and a housing shortage, are all pressuring Utah home prices. Read More

It’s now more expensive to own a home than to rent one than at any time since 2000. Here’s what that means for house prices

The housing market may be slowing down, but owning a home is still a costly proposition. Read More

Believe escaping to a small town will revive your dream of homeownership? Those housing markets are not as idyllic as you’d think.

In America’s small towns, the number of homes available to buy has plunged, a MarketWatch tool shows. Use the tool to search inventory levels by county. Read More

The cars, trucks and SUVs with the best resale value

These vehicles retain their value better than 95% of all other models. The list includes EVs, minivans and the two brands that retain value best. Read More

The 2022 Chevy Trailblazer is a stylish, roomy, subcompact crossover at a sweet price

The most affordable of Chevy’s SUV lineup, the Trailblazer has good standard safety features, but gets a bit jittery on rough roads. Read More

Don’t make this huge mistake when buying your first car

It’s not easy to buy your first car, but with the right preparation, you can keep your purchase from becoming a burden. Read More

The long road to student loan forgiveness: How one legal aid attorney finally got there

Forgiveness of student loans has been notoriously hard to get, but a new waiver is making it easier—but it ‘s expiring this year, so if you’re hoping to get it, hurry. Read More

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