How to buy a house in 2024
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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.
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.
Bankrate consistently has offers well below the national average to help you fund your home for less.
Costs and fees home sellers need to be aware of in the Peach State.
A new study shows how high home prices rose in Q4 2023.
You can sell your home without a Realtor here, but you’ll still need a lawyer.
Benefits and challenges of buying a home for the second time.
With a score of 800, you’re in great shape credit-wise.
Learn how much it costs to sell a house — and avoid sticker shock at the closing.
Real estate is a hot ticket in Vegas. But how fast can you sell?
What to know when working with an agent from this massive brokerage.
This homebuying company pays in cash and buys homes in as-is condition.
The housing market isn’t immune from outside economic forces, including inflation.