After taking a beating during the Great Recession, the housing market is finally staggering back to its feet—but millions of Americans are wondering: Is it safe to get back in the real estate game?
…“You should really be looking at properties you can see yourself in for 15 to 20 years,” says Leslie Piper, a consumer-housing specialist with realtor.com. “We went through a period where too many people were taking leaps of faith. But buying isn’t about playing musical chairs. It’s about making a house into your home.”