you start looking
hot in houses? -- And, just as important, what definitely is not so hot in
the home market this summer.
prices around the country -- A snapshot at how home prices have changed in
major metropolitian areas across the nation over the past quarter.
best kind of home for you? -- Before you start looking for a new home, examine
your own lifestyle to help decide what form of ownership fits it best.
on specific homes
the neighborhood -- Before you buy, make sure that lot across the street isn't
slated to become a landfill. Here's how to check on your prospective community
before you move in.
a CLUE before you sign -- There's a new obstacle blocking the road to buying
a house, but you can bypass it if you just pause to get a CLUE.
to look for in a house -- inside and out -- Don't fret about the colors. There
are more important things to examine.
things that can alter the value of a home -- What's really an asset, and what
Getting the right house
at the right price
to find sale prices on nearby homes -- A little research can help you find
the right price, if you know where to look.
and counter offers -- You don't want to offer too much -- or ask for too little.
biggest mistakes home buyers make -- A veteran home builder gives some tips
on what NOT to do when buying a home.
disclosure laws mean for you -- Now when a house goes on the market, it's
"seller beware"' as property disclosure forms require sellers to reveal
intimate details about their homes.