Apr 24, 2014 1:08pm

Behind the Billions: 8 Things You Never Knew About Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett, a self-made billionaire known as the “Oracle of Omaha,” was practically born a businessman in 1930 in Omaha, Neb. With money earned from his paper route, he made his first investment at age 11, dabbling in stocks and buying acres of land in… Read More »

By ABC News

Mar 5, 2014 10:16am

8 Things You Need to Know Before Moving

By JIM DUBREUIL and JONATHAN BALTHASER Moving in might be one of life’s most stressful experiences. The process can be a minefield of potential rip-offs. Linda Bauer Darr, president and CEO of the American Moving & Storage Association, recently shared with ABC News’ “20/20″ some of… Read More »

By Alan Farnham

Dec 19, 2013 3:25am

How to Sell Your House to Chinese Buyers

The Chinese make up the fastest-growing market of foreign buyers of U.S. homes, according to Juwai.com, a Chinese website for global luxury real estate. “We’re huge believers in China,” says Mauricio Umansky, CEO of TheAgencyRE.com, a Los Angeles real estate company that caters to foreign… Read More »

Nov 7, 2013 6:00am

The Richest Real Estate in the World

The title “world’s richest piece of real estate” may conjure up images of Rodeo Drive, the French Riviera or New York City’s Fifth Avenue, but it may actually be located in … Botswana. According to Debswana, a mining conglomerate jointly owned by De Beers and the… Read More »

Sep 24, 2013 10:52am

US Home Price Rise Accelerated in July

Home prices jumped in all of America’s 20 largest cities in July for the fourth month in a row, despite the recent rise in mortgage rates. The latest Standard & Poor’s Case Shiller Index out today found that average US home prices rose 12.4 percent… Read More »

By ABC News

Aug 13, 2013 6:48pm

Before Closing on a Home, See These Tips on Avoiding High Fees

ABC News’ Paula Faris reports: The Cureton family of West Orange, N.J., say that while they are excited about buying their first home, they’re not too thrilled about the mountain of paperwork — and fees — that awaits them. Are you selling? Four tips to… Read More »

Aug 2, 2013 3:21pm

Richmond, Calif. Eminent Domain Proponents, Critics: Q&A

Proponents of a plan in Richmond, Calif. to purchase foreclosed homes using the legal process of eminent domain — the power of the government to seize private property for public use — say critics are grasping at straws to stop the proposal. Graham Williams, CEO… Read More »

Jul 30, 2013 11:09am

Home Prices Up 12 Percent, San Fran and Vegas Hottest Markets

For the first time since the housing bust five years ago prices in two U.S. cities have recovered all of their losses – and then some. “Denver and Dallas are back up to their peak levels,” says Craig Lazarra of Standard & Poor’s. The firm’s… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 25, 2013 5:56pm

Itching to Flip a House? First Check These Moneymaking Tips

ABC News’ Rebecca Jarvis reports: Dave Seymour of the A&E reality show “Flipping Boston” has become famous for buying homes, renovating them and selling them within months for a pretty profit. “What I do for a living, it’s an economic stimulator in and of itself… Read More »

Jul 18, 2013 2:21pm

Fort Worth Couple’s Home Mistakenly Demolished

A Fort Worth, Texas, man went home to find an empty lot where his family’s house of decades had stood. Local officials still don’t know how it came to be mistakenly demolished by a crew last weekend. David Underwood and his wife returned from out… Read More »