Home Buying

5 Ways to Avoid a Disclosure Catastrophe After Closing

Imagine you’ve gotten the keys to your new house and you’ve moved in. You’re on a homebuyer’s high — until you discover a leaking roof or a snake infestation (true story). What do you do?

4 Reasons to Buy a Home After School Starts

If you didn't find the right home during the busy summer season, or if you're just starting the process as a first-time homebuyer, here are four reasons why buying a home after school is back in session might be the best move you'll make this year.

First-Time Homebuyer? How to Tell If You’re Ready

If a far-away job beckons or you decide you’re ready for marriage after all, you don’t want to end up yoked to a home you really shouldn’t have purchased. Before buying, you’ve got to take a serious self-inventory, including asking yourself some not-so-obvious questions.

How to Find a Mortgage Lender or Broker

A little lender shopping can’t hurt; after all, you’ve already got that first preapproval in your back pocket.

Avoid These Mistakes when Shopping for a Home

Before you decide undesirable features like these are deal killers, take a moment to consider them. Not every shortcoming in a property should disqualify it.

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Prioritize Your Requirements When Searching For a New Home

You have a lot to consider when buying a home.

Sales Contract Provides Final Word on What Stays, Goes

When a property changes hands, what goes with it? Unless otherwise stated in the sales contract, you won’t find a comfy couch and huge flat-panel TV waiting for you when you move in. But how about curtains, carpets, or mirrors?

Poll: These Are The Biggest First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes

But as our latest poll showed, it takes a lot of coaching and patience to reap the rewards of this plucky bunch.

10 Painful Realities About the Foreclosure Process

For a buyer who has done his or her homework, a foreclosed home can be a great buy.

What to Do a Year Before Buying Your First Home

The ultimate timeline ensures the smoothest of transitions to home ownership.

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