No Vacancies

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on the radio on Friday that New Yorkers are lucky to live in a city where apartments are so hard to find. “Somebody said that there’s not enough housing,” he said. “That’s a good sign. As fast as we build, more people want to live here.” Mr. Bloomberg acknowledged that affordable…

U.S. Counties Where Residents Live the Longest

By Emily Brandon When it comes to predicting how long you are likely to live, the place you live matters. Life expectancy in the U.S. ranges from 85 years for women in Marin, Calif., to 72.7 years in Perry, Ky. Local longevity differences are even larger among men, who have a life expectancy in Fairfax…

9 Best Places to Retire

As the housing market keeps showing signs of a strong turn-around, it might finally be time for baby boomers and empty-nesters who want to downsize to feel confident again about selling their homes and relocating to some place sunny or near the water. Using data from Kiplinger’s list of top states to retire — based…

4 Ways to Say Goodbye to a Security Deposit

By Jennifer Calonia – Transitioning between apartments or into a new home is time intensive, and moving costs often make it really expensive. However, ensuring that the security deposit from your first residence is returned in whole can help minimize the overall expense of relocating. A security deposit, a cash guarantee from a tenant to a…