Figuring out how to deal with bad neighbors can be a major struggle. There’s nothing worse than buying a house and then realizing you have nightmare neighbors. But you don’t just have to grin and bear your neighbors’ undesirable behavior or tension on the block. With the right approach, you can turn it into an opportunity to […]
Name: Marta Aviles City: Aurora, a suburb of Denver, Colorado Occupation: Tech support at a cable company call center Age: 19 Salary: $32,240 Home price: $90,000 Marta Aviles bought a home before she was old enough to buy a beer. She’s not a trust-funder. She didn’t win the lottery. She just worked two jobs, gave up luxuries, and saved for […]
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You love the Napa lifestyle. The Napa prices? Not so much. If your budget is more “house blend” than “rare vintage,” you might assume that you’re priced out of a life among the vineyards. Not so. We found four wine country towns where you can sip local vino on your patio without dropping a fortune on […]
You know that last-day-of-vacation, don’t-let-it-end feeling? Here’s a way to banish it forever: buy a house at the lake. You don’t even need a huge budget to do it. There are plenty of lakeside towns around the U.S. that are actually affordable. We looked through the 20 most-searched lakeside zip codes where at least 25% […]
Strolling to a cafe for breakfast, walking around the corner to yoga—isn’t that the life? Before you buy or rent, here’s how to suss out whether a neighborhood you’re interested in will let you get out from behind the wheel. See what locals have to say. On every Neighborhood page on Trulia, you’ll find What Locals Say ratings. These […]
Summer is underway, and home buyers are dreaming big. Our most-viewed properties in July include several stunning homes that are asking eight or nine figures. But even the most palatial estate needs a top-quality neighborhood to seal the deal. So we took a look at July’s most popular homes to get the rundown on the […]
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It’s that sunny time of year when you end up spending half your workday staring out your office window wondering when your next chance to hit the beach will be. What if the answer was “right after work” every single day—right outside your door? Affordable beachfront living does exist, even within commuting distance of pricey […]
Finding a home where you’d love to live is easy. Finding one that also fits your budget? That’s the real challenge. While our research has found that some cities are experiencing a shift towards a buyers market, many metro areas are still largely unaffordable for the typical home buyer. But many metros aren’t all metros. We took a close look at the […]
Name: Chris V. Year: 2004 City: Kapolei Occupation: Army Age: 21 Salary: $20,000 + $1,300 a month housing allowance Home Price: $160,000 Chris and his wife, Nichole, had only been married for a couple of years when they bought their first home in 2004. Like most young couples, they didn’t have enough income for a giant mortgage or […]
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Over the past 15 years, we’ve evolved from just showing listings on a map, to now giving home-buyers and renters a genuine feel for what it’s really like to live in a neighborhood. Our mission to build a more neighborly world by helping you discover a place you’ll love to live led us to launch […]
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