A historic home offers beauty and a chance to own a piece of history, but will likely cost more to keep running than a modern home, while local regulations may limit what types of work can be done on it.
If you’re looking for reasons to buy a home other than providing shelter for your family and potentially as an investment, you may want to consider your future education, health and income opportunities.
Downsizing a home that you’ve spent most of a lifetime accumulating stuff for, and then moving to a small house or condominium, can be full of choices.Here are some considerations for empty nesters looking to downsize.
Is a homeowner's warranty worth the cost? That depends on a number of factors, including the price, what it covers, the reputation of the company and how much you value peace of mind vs.tolerating risk.
Hidden problems with a home can range from old underground fuel oil tanks to hazardous aluminum wiring to code violations and other potentially costly problems you don't want to overlook before buying.