By using these easy and inexpensive tips, you can expect an offer in no time. Whether you’re selling in a buyer’s or seller’s market, selling your home can be stressful. Week after week of showings require your house to be presentable at all times, not to...

You may be just a loan away from your dream home. You just need to learn how to get a mortgage first. There’s a little more to getting a mortgage than waltzing into your favorite bank and asking for one. After all, your financial life will...

Know your rights—and the tenant's, too. Whether you’re tired of landlord life or want to take advantage of a seller’s market, there are plenty of reasons you might need to learn how to sell a tenant-occupied property. Sure, it’s your house to sell, but having renters...

Here’s how to avoid common mistakes of first-time landlords. First-time homebuyers are a declining group. Historically, 40% of homebuyers have been first-time buyers, but that percentage continues to shrink, even as millennials continue to show more interest in becoming buyers (eventually). If you’re already a homeowner,...

You'll likely pay less for a loan with a lower mortgage rate. When you’re planning to buy a home, there are a lot of numbers to keep track of. One of the most important numbers is the mortgage rate. Two buyers who purchase houses for the...

There is a best time to sell a house. The month—and even the day—you list your home can make a big difference. Ready to sell? Like comedy and business, timing is everything in real estate. If you’re able to take your time, it can be worth...

Smart moves can help boost your home’s value. When increasing your home’s value is the goal, you need to think about what will appeal to potential buyers and boost the property’s listing price. This means you need to put aside personal preferences and think about what...

There's a lot more to consider than the asking price when buying a vacation home. Buying a vacation home is appealing for plenty of reasons. Of course, having your very own getaway spot is a big one. But also, owning a vacation property can be a...

You're not any old buyer. So you shouldn't have any old agent. Buying or selling a home is likely among the most financially important moves you will make in your life—and you are probably not an expert at it. You want someone trustworthy and knowledgeable who...

Do foreclosed homes offer a good opportunity for potential buyers? It's important to understand the risks. If you’re a homebuyer looking for a bargain, you might be investigating buying a home in foreclosure. It’s important to know, though, that though often discounted, buying a foreclosure can...