These issues can be dealbreakers if they're not fixed. When you buy a house, it’s not unusual to find that it needs a bit of work. In some cases—especially if you are handy or are okay with a fixer-upper—you may be willing to take on those...

What happens when you no longer want to sell? You put your house up for sale and were lucky enough to get an offer. You even accepted it. But now you’ve had second thoughts, and want to back out of selling your home. You may be...

When it comes to talking to the seller’s agent at an open house, a little mystery goes a long way. More isn’t always better — especially when it comes to talking to a seller’s real estate agent. Your buyer’s agent is a guide and advocate in...

It’s easy to grow attached to your home and overlook some of the wear and tear. But while those familiar flaws may feel like home to you, they might not be to potential buyers. After all, if someone is making such a large investment to...