How Home Equity Affects College Aid

Jeff Watts/American University Fall is hunting season across the U.S., a time when high-school seniors target their favorite colleges and their parents aim for financial aid. One factor to consider when applying: the impact of your home’s equity on financial aid. But prepare yourself. It seemingly takes an advanced degree to calculate eligibility, since formulas […] Continue reading →

After Mass Shootings Shatter Communities, Their Effects Ripple Through Real Estate

Getty Images; Columbine. Newtown. Parkland. Las Vegas. El Paso. Each of these places has become indelibly linked to an ongoing American tragedy: mass shootings. A macabre narrative has begun to emerge. Another deadly shooting erupts somewhere in the U.S. The national spotlight shines on yet another city, town, or neighborhood grappling with the unthinkable […] Continue reading →