Mortgage closing costs can add up to thousands of dollars. Discover how you can easily and drastically reduce these costs.
If you're budget is tight and you have home repairs on the horizon, use this list to determine which projects can wait and which ones need your immediate attention.
If your garage is filled with everything but a car, reclaim that space. Get creative, get organized, and transform how you use your garage.
A bathroom re-do will boost the value of a new home, but don't overlook the value of a strong neighborhood, too. Here's how to re-do your 'hood.
Granite counters and fresh paint can lead a buyer to overlook a home's flaws. Avoid buying the wrong house by recognizing these common biases.
Choosing the right real estate agent is the first of many difficult decisions home buyers and sellers must make. Here's how to make the right choice.
When you move into a new place, you're moving into a new neighborhood, too. Discover how to find out if it's right for you before you buy or rent.
Getting a 15-year mortgage might seem like a no-brainer — it means you'll spend less overall — but there are good reasons to consider a 30-year as well.
If you're thinking about buying a home, get up to speed on these key terms and concepts before you visit your first open house.
Buying a home is expensive — and stressful. Follow this guide to help plan ahead, understand the process, and save money.
Buying your first home can be incredibly rewarding — and incredibly stressful. Keep your head on straight (and even enjoy the process!) with this guide.
Home ownership isn’t for everyone. And even if it’s right for you, it might not be right for you right now. Read this to help figure out if you're ready.
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.
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.
You never need to rush to buy after a housing crash — house prices will stay down for years. But is now the right time to buy?
Buying a home can be one of the most exciting things in your life...and the most unexpectedly expensive. Discover nine things you should budget for.
by: Paul Michael | channel: Real Estate and Housing
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