DEAR BENNY: My wife and I have been renting a house since 1990, and fortunately, it has greatly appreciated. We have heard that if we move into the house and use it for two out of the five years before ...Read More »
DEAR MR. BERKO: I am 86 years old and have been investing in the stock market since finishing graduate school in 1952 and taking my first job at Zenith, which manufactured radios and TV sets. Back in those days, the ...Read More »
DEAR BENNY: Earlier today, I was looking through real estate listings in my area and noticed that someone is selling a house with a free car. I’d never heard of that tactic before and it struck me as an extravagant incentive. – ...Read More »
Future home price expectations are a key motivator for today’s buyers. This and other affordability factors will determine the speed of our total housing recovery. More than 100 experts are split on the root causes of mounting housing affordability concerns ...
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DEAR MR. BERKO: In May 2013, I bought 1,000 shares of First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund at $25, which were supposed to pay me 15.2 cents a month, or a 7.3 percent annual yield. The symbol is ...Read More »