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5 September 2018
Fewer international buyers are purchasing homes in the United States, a turnaround from a surge in 2017 that could have implications for the broader real estate market.
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14 August 2018
Urban lifestyle offers plenty of benefits but can present a lot of challenges when it comes to finding and buying a home.
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9 July 2018
Flipping homes by buying low, fixing them up and selling high is at its highest level since 2006, There's money to be made, even by newcomers,but here are some things to know before jumping in.
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12 March 2018
Worried that home prices are rising too quickly? Don’t worry too much.Real estate experts say that while prices have risen consistently in many markets, that doesn’t mean another bubble is developing.
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19 February 2018
There are many ways to determine property value, some more accurate than others.Here are some ways to figure out how much your home is worth:.
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22 January 2018
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.
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11 December 2017
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.
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11 September 2017
Closing costs aren't just for buyers.There are home seller closing costs that can take you by surprise if you're not prepared.
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26 June 2017
Buying a "for sale by owner" home can potentially save you money by eliminating the real estate agent's commission, but only if you keep these five things in mind.
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10 April 2017
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.
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3 April 2017
The Trump administration's push to deport more illegal immigrants could lead to more foreclosures, fewer home sales and shortages in construction labor, according to immigration experts.
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27 March 2017
Appraisals take time and money, but a a growing trend toward automated appraisals promises to make the mortgage process faster and cheaper for borrowers.
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27 December 2016
It may sound strange, but higher mortgage rates could make it easier to buy a home through lower prices and less buyer competition.
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7 March 2016
For those looking to get into investment property, a good starting place can be a multi-unit dwelling where you live in one unit and rent out the others.
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8 December 2015
You can get a better mortgage rate and terms on a second home for your own use than you can for an investment property, but don't try to pass off the one as the other.
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13 July 2015
Like seeing half a glass of water as half full or half empty, a house with an in-ground pool can bring out the optimist or pessimist in home shoppers.
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6 April 2015
When shopping for a home to buy, some things can be immediate turnoffs: Barred windows, graffiti in the neighborhood, plenty of fast-food restaurants within walking distance, and broken streetlights.
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9 March 2015
As anyone who has seen "House Hunters" or any other home shopping TV show knows, finding your first home to buy is all about tradeoffs.
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16 February 2015
A low appraisal can derail a home sale, block a refinance or swallow up expected financial gains from the sale of your home.So what can you do about it?.
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12 January 2015
Without a home inspection, you might as well be buying a house sight-unseen.
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