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To buy, or not to buy? When buying is cheaper than renting

With more than one-third of renters spending more than 30 percent of their incomes on rent, alone, when does it become cheaper to buy, especially in a market experiencing above-normal rates of home value growth?

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 04:58am EDT

Tags: TheStreet.com, buying, real estate, Ross Kenneth Urken, Rachel Nania

Tenants late on rent physically forced out of illegal apartment

A 72-year-old Olney resident found five strangers in her home and was then physically forced out of her apartment, her cellphone broken - all because she was behind on her rent. Police say she was renting an illegal apartment. Her landlord faces multiple felony charges and 15 people were forced to move out of the now condemned property.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 01:33pm EDT

Tags: landlord, illegal boarding house, Olney, Md.,

Best places to rent are outside the Beltway

If you are considering renting out a room for extra cash, the best places are outside the Beltway.

Sunday - 07/06/2014, 10:21am EDT

Tags: RealtyTrac, Jamie Forzato, millenials, baby boomers,

Buy or rent? Pros and cons to consider

The online real estate company Trulia estimates that it's 34 percent cheaper to buy than rent a home in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 06:24am EST

Tags: Dick Uliano, housing, home buying, trulia, real estate

D.C. residents still looking for inauguration weekend renters

While there was frenzy over renting homes and apartments before Obama's inauguration in 2009, realtors in the D.C. area say the interest has drastically died down.

Saturday - 01/19/2013, 03:22pm EST

Tags: Inauguration Weekend, hotels, tourism, Stephanie Steinberg

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Renters need to ask questions

Searching for an apartment may be more challenging now than it's been for a while. Vacancies are down and rental rates up. Here are some tips for potential renters.

Tuesday - 09/04/2012, 06:55am EDT

Tags: darci marchese, housing market, Yahoo!