7 ways to save money for a house

With rising home prices, saving money up for a house can take years. Setting a savings goal and making financial moves now can help you get ready to buy.

The housing market is crazier than it's been since 2006

The past year has been the hottest for sales activity in 14 years. Home values are rising in practically every corner of the U.S., and median sale prices in dozens of metro areas have posted double-digit percentage increases from a year ago, according to Zillow Group Inc.

Should I refinance my mortgage to consolidate debt?

If you have high-interest debt and some equity in your home, you might be able to get a cash-out mortgage refinance. This article will explain the pros and cons of doing a cash-out mortgage refinance along with some alternative options to pay off your debt.