A little legwork upfront can save you from headaches down the road.
You’ll need these items if you have to leave home at a moment’s notice.
Routine inspections and maintenance can help keep these issues from becoming bigger problems.
Ready to start searching listings and hitting open houses? Save yourself some time by first identifying exactly what you need and want in a home.
Even the most experienced home inspectors can’t always detect problems in these four areas.
Purchasing a foreclosure or short sale property may mean finding a great house at a reduced price. But you should be aware that there are often challenges along the way.
Buying a home can be a nerve-wracking experience, so can selling a home. Try to take on both tasks at the same time and you’re doubling the stress. Good news: Doing some advance planning can help reduce your number of sleepless nights.
Buying a home while selling a home — and trying to close both deals at the same time — requires great timing and coordination, a little luck and the understanding that at least one of the parties involved is probably taking a risk.
The road to homeownership can be bumpy, and it’s often filled with unexpected turns and detours. That’s why it makes sense to have a real estate pro help guide the way.
Before you get your heart set on the home with the big yard or the condo in the city, you should take steps to demonstrate you have a stable financial situation and are a serious buyer.
Food scraps and yard waste make up 20 percent to 30 percent of what ends up in U.S. landfills. By composting those materials, you can recycle them back into the soil and improve your garden.
Finances are a major issue, but there are other factors to also consider.
Ask yourself these six questions to determine if you’re real estate-ready.
Builders’ warranties vary greatly, so it’s important that homeowners take the time to learn what’s covered, how to make a claim and the process for resolving disputes that might arise along the way.
If the thought of buying property located near high-voltage power lines gives you pause, you might think ahead to how it will affect resale value.