Buying a brand-new home can be a wonderful thing.You get a home built to your specifications, with a modern design and features, and the expectation of minimal repairs and maintenance for the foreseeable future.
Spotting potential problems with a property can be a challenge for many homebuyers.While a professional inspection will identify major flaws, most people would like to be aware of such problems before making an offer.
One of the biggest challenges in buying a home is knowing what is a good price for a particular property.Individual homes and the neighborhoods around them vary so much it can be hard for a buyer to determine what a fair price would be.
Now that the dread Winter of 2014 finally seems to be behind us, the spring homebuying season is upon us.It's the most popular time to buy a home, but also the most competitive.What do you need to do to be ready for it?.
Finding a professional to help you with the biggest purchase of your life shouldn't be a random event.Consumers probably spend more time picking out paint colors for their house or deciding where to go for dinner than they do choosing a real estate agent.
First-time homebuyers face a big challenge in learning the ins and outs of buying a home.Books can be a great help in getting you up to speed, but with so many out there it's hard to know if you're picking a good one or not.
It's tough out there for first-time homebuyers.Despite a seemingly attractive housing market, many remain sidelined by low incomes, high debt or a combination of both.So what's the trick to finding a house you can afford?.
With the holiday season upon us, people are more inclined to be thinking about buying Christmas gifts rather than buying a home.But the winter months can be a really good time for home shopping, if your schedule allows it.
Buying a home can seem to take forever, particularly waiting for the sale to close after your offer's been accepted.To help speed things up, here are seven tips to eliminate potential delays and enable the process to go as quickly as possible.
Home buyers typically pay closing costs of 2-5 percent of the purchase price of a home, paying an average of $3,700 in fees to lenders and other parties that have a hand in paperwork you may never understand.