There are right ways and wrong ways to buy a home. The latter of which will cost you a lot of unnecessary money, stress, and frustration. Use best practices, however — as offered by real estate experts below — and you'll walk away a winner...

Whether you’re showcasing your home for a rental, sublet, new roommates or sale, great photos are essential to attract attention online. We asked Alyssa Rosenheck, a photographer, home stylist and author of the forthcoming book “The New Southern,” about how anyone can take better photos...

The holiday season may have you feeling jolly, but is selling your house over Christmas a good idea? If you’re preparing to sell your home, you may question when the right time is to sell your property. Christmas is a time that comes up often,...

You’ve got a house to sell, and you’ve listed it. Now what? According to the most recent report from the National Association of Realtors, a total of 5,250,000 existing homes were sold in 2015, along with 510,000 newly constructed homes. With so many homes on the market, how...

With the demand for real estate continuously increasing, many people are thinking about starting a rental business. However, you should know that an apartment rental business is more than just owning a space and have someone pay to use it. It is essentially a business,...

Get those rainy day funds in order — you're going to need them. You’re excited because you just found the perfect home. The neighborhood is great, the house is charming and the price is right. But the asking price is just the beginning. Be prepared for additional...

As we settle into fall, many of us start looking forward to Halloween. It’s a holiday adults can enjoy as much as kids. But, homeowners do have one serious obligation on this fun night: If you expect trick-or-treaters, you must make sure the path to...

When it's time to sell a rental house, sometimes the unexpected problems encountered by some sellers are based on the fact the purchase was made without devoting much thought to buying a house that is easy to rent. Not every rental home starts out as...

There is a secret home showing tip that agents often employ early on in their careers and then, for some odd reason, forget about. Learn how you can leverage this forgotten strategy to improve home showings. Common Equipment If you've already listed your house, you likely have...