Here's what to ask yourself to make your first homebuying experience a success.
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A little preparation can make buying a home more pleasurable and less painful.
What can you buy for a quarter-million in a big city? Condos, mostly. See these examples.
A good budget plan begins before a homebuyer makes an offer. These tips can help.
A short sale is supposed to be an "arm's-length" transaction. Are there exceptions?
Do you really want a prospective homebuyer to see your underwear on the floor?
Selling your home? Listen to prospective buyers' opinions, no matter how idiotic.
What's the deal with the agent who threatens to sue a flat-broke home seller?
Is it worth the cost of upgrading a heating system to make a house easier to sell?
Is it your duty to protect your home's buyers from a dangerous neighbor?
Buying or selling a home means major planning. Follow our strategy for the best results.
Homeowners often get seller's remorse. It can be an expensive affliction.
Find the median single family home values by state.
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Home prices fell in these cities, even as values went up in most other places.
Nationally, home prices continue to rise faster than inflation, says an expert.
Florida had the highest rate of foreclosure last month. Is your state on our list?
Take a look at the top 10 states for foreclosure, and see if yours made the list.
When filing Chapter 7, you must disclose all assets, but it doesn't mean you can't keep some.
Bankruptcy could be next for woman who fears losing her house after losing husband.
Think about why you want to give up your home that's already in bankruptcy.
Timing is key when determining if you owe past HOA dues after an eviction.
Dear Real Estate Adviser, I want to sell my house in a short sale. I haven't had to sign an arm's-length agreement, so can I sell to a relative? -- Abdul H. Dear Abdul, While the sort of selling scenario you envision... Read more
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