If you are willing to put in some time and work, you may be able to save money on your next home purchase by buying a fixer-upper. Here's what to look for.
by: Xin Lu | channel: Real Estate and Housing
When you're thinking about buying a home, it's easy to buy more house than you need (and get stuck with a pricier mortgage). Use this trick to save.
by: Ben Edwards | channel: Real Estate and Housing
Buying your first home is a big accomplishment, but it comes with a lot of responsibility. Take our quick quiz to find out if you're ready to take the plunge.
by: Mikey Rox | channel: Budgeting, Real Estate and Housing
The housing market is rebounding, and the buyer's market is ending. But should you rush to buy a home now? Read this article to help decide.
by: Michael Kling | channel: Financial News, Real Estate and Housing
Property buyers with cash can save as much as 30% off the market price at a foreclosure auction. Here's what to expect on the courthouse steps.
Today we found some awesome articles on steps to buying a house, reasons you need a spending plan, and Black Friday myths exposed.
by: Ashley Jacobs | channel: Real Estate and Housing
Last year, one Wise Bread writer and her husband purchased a property with cash. That's right — cash. Here's the process they went through.
You take time to research products that will cost you $20 — but how much do you research the person who advises you on spending thousands of dollars?
by: Camilla Cheung | channel: Real Estate and Housing
A lot of people think Roth IRAs are just another retirement vehicle. Yes — and they're also one of the most flexible options available.
by: Carlos Portocarrero | channel: Investment, Retirement
You don't have to buy an extremely expensive house to get your child into a good school. Here are some other approaches to consider.
by: Xin Lu | channel: Family, Real Estate and Housing
Last year, homebuyer tax credits helped boost the real estate market. Until April 30, certain service members can still take advantage of this benefit.
by: Chris Birk | channel: Real Estate and Housing, Taxes
Owning a home has become inextricably linked to the American dream, as much a part of the social fabric as baseball and apple pie. But the reality is that most Americans would be b
by: Brandon Laughridge | channel: Real Estate and Housing
When stock markets go down, people tend to thank their lucky stars they own real estate, and others yet rush to the real estate market as a safe haven. But real estate isn’t always
by: Nora Dunn | channel: Real Estate and Housing
There are several things you can do with a house that you own. During the housing boom, most of the attention was focused on two of those things: You could sell it, or you could
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Real Estate and Housing
I don't think much of the "buy low, sell high" model for house purchases. I think a house should be purchased as a place to live, in which case the main questions are whether you
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Investment, Real Estate and Housing
Everybody has seen a rent-versus-buy analysis. Here's a different way to look at it.
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Frugal Living, Real Estate and Housing
My wife and I were house shopping and we decided to make an offer on a condo. We threw out a low-ball offer for the condo and, to our surprise, the seller's agent was very eager t
by: Ken Rick | channel: Real Estate and Housing
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