Inflation and the housing market: Decoding the latest numbers
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From finding your dream home to securing a great financing offer, we guide you through every step of the homebuying process.
Like any big project, a successful homebuying experience is all about getting the details right from start to finish. We’re here to help you navigate the process, save money and close the deal.
Buying a house is a major commitment. Before you begin shopping for properties or comparing mortgage options, you need to make sure you're ready to be a homeowner. We've curated our top articles and resources to help you with the big decisions.
Get the details on how to save for a down payment, decide which type of mortgage works for you, and start getting quotes from lenders.
Now it's time to find a real estate agent and shop for your home! We've got the tips and trips to help you get started.
From making an offer to negotiating closing costs and hiring a home inspector, we have the information you need.
Selling a home isn’t hard if you’ve got the right guidance and approach. Here we break down the process to sell your house—from deciding if you really should sell, to finding a real estate agent who’ll be your partner through it all, to pricing your home and negotiating offers.
From finding an agent who knows the market to setting a timeline for selling your home, we have plenty of resources to help you get started.
Once you're ready to sell, you'll need to get a pre-sale home inspection and put your house on the market. You might also consider staging your home to attract buyers at showings.
Here are some tips and tricks to help you set a realistic price for your house and negotiate incoming offers.
Some of the last steps you'll need to take to sell your home include anticipating your closing costs, weighing your tax implications, and gathering the necessary paperwork to close.
Connect with experienced agents who can guide you on your home journey
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Even popular Lone Star State cities like Dallas are surprisingly affordable.
Many Arizona homeowners are trying to capitalize on the housing market.
Metro areas in Georgia, Tennessee, Florida and North Carolina top the Housing Heat Index.
Many cash-homebuying companies operate in the Grand Canyon State.
Florida’s beaches and sunshine lure plenty of new residents, keeping living costs high.
Real estate in the Sunshine State isn’t as sunny as it once was, but the market is still very hot. Here’s everything you need to know.
There’s no single “best” way to buy a house, but there are ways to help maximize your efforts.
The year-over-year price decline of nearly 2 percent was the largest drop since early 2012.
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How much do you owe, and how does it compare to other states?