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4 Reasons Millenials Should Invest in a Home

Media may paint Millennials as anti-homeowners, but the numbers say otherwise. Millennials are snapping up homes for good reason. Here's why.

Thinking of Skipping the Home Inspection? Here's What It Will Cost You

Think you can save a few bucks by skipping a home inspection? Think again.

5 Things You Need to Know When Renting-to-Own a Home

Rent-to-own can be a lifeline for those with poor credit. Before snagging the keys to your soon-to-be dream home, brush up on what you need to know.

7 Things You Should Know Before Buying a Foreclosed Home

Are foreclosures all risk and no reward? Well, not always. Here are a few things to consider before calling one home.

What Is Private Mortgage Insurance, Anyway?

That little acronym โ€” PMI โ€” pops up quite a bit for new homeowners. Here's what it is, and how much it may cost you.

Everything a First-Time Home Buyer Needs to Buy a House

Buying a home for the first time can be super stressful. Get your finances move-in ready before you start your hunt, and it'll go easier than you expect.

First-Time Home Buyer? Consider These 5 Cities

Some U.S. cities still offer a prime buyers' market for first-timers. Have you considered putting down roots in one of these spots?

10 Hidden Housing Costs New Homeowners Don't Expect

Buying a house comes with tons of hidden costs โ€” and newbie buyers tend to overlook these 10 big ones.

4 Tax Deductions New Homeowners Shouldn't Skip

New homeowners can get a leg up on their tax bill, so long as they remember to claim these huge deductions.

Here's Why a 30-Year Mortgage Is a Smart Financial Choice

A 15-year mortgage is a lot cheaper than a 30-year mortgage. You should probably choose the 30-year loan anyway.