Buying a home is a big step. Here is advice, rates and more to buy the home of your dreams.
Find out how the mortgage process works
Discover if a fixed-rate mortgage is right for you
Read about the pros and cons of ARMs
Should you get an ARM or fixed-rate loan?
Find out more about your lender options
Look at lifestyle, maintenance and other factors when choosing a dwelling.
Home flipping is back. Flippers say they learned lessons from the housing bust.
Yes, getting a mortgage takes work. It’s not impossible (if your credit’s good).
They let their kids play with the sellers’ kids’ toys and do these other obnoxious things.
A professor says bigger — and more expensive — is not always better when buying a home.
Want to own a rental? Here’s why it’s less risky to buy a house than a condo.
Read the fine print before asking the homebuyer to compensate you for a later closing.
You can lock longer than 30 or 45 days. Weigh the cost versus benefit first.
Do your homework before bidding on a bank-owned home. Here’s what to find out.
Trends in new homes include energy savings, specialty rooms and a small footprint.