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Real Estate Basics
A professional home inspection tells you what condition the property is in — and what problems might be lurking.
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About a quarter of sellers in the nation’s 30 largest metro areas have discounted list prices.3 min read May 15, 2020
Buyers might be able to negotiate free closing costs or other breaks with builders.3 min read May 13, 2020
Home values will take a hit if COVID-19 drags on, experts predict.5 min read May 01, 2020
All real estate is local, and some localities were struggling before the pandemic.5 min read Apr 27, 2020
It’s unknown how many kit homes remain, but Sears sold around $70,000 of them in the early 20th century.4 min read Mar 10, 2020
The most affordable homes in San Jose will get you less than 1,000-square-feet.6 min read Feb 20, 2020
This popular style home has several permutations. See if it’s right for you.4 min read Oct 07, 2019
If calls from tenants in the wee hours deter you from being a landlord, you have options.5 min read Oct 04, 2019
House-flipping looks so easy on TV, but there’s a lot those shows don’t tell you.6 min read Oct 03, 2019