Aly J. Yale

Aly J. Yale, contributor

Aly J. Yale is a mortgage and real estate writer based in Houston who has contributed to Forbes and worked for organizations such as The Dallas Morning News, PBS, NBC, and Radio Disney.

Articles by Aly J. Yale

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Here’s the education level you need to afford a home in most U.S. cities

Higher degrees generally come with higher incomes, but it turns out they’re not a requirement for buying a home. In fact, according to a new analysis, a high school degree offers enough income to afford a home in nearly three-quarters of the country’s biggest cities.

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Bidding wars are down, but will the trend continue?

The number of bidding wars just keeps slipping — but those days might be numbered. According to new data, just 12 percent of buyers faced a bidding war last month — marking a 52 percent drop from a year earlier. But will the trend continue? Experts don’t expect so.