How to buy a house in 2023
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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.
The Beaver State is beautiful but pricey. Here’s where you’ll spend and where you’ll save.
Chairman Jerome Powell’s thoughts on the housing market in the most recent Fed meeting.
There are good and bad times of year to sell your home, but did you know there is also a best day of the week?
The answer depends on what state you live in, and that state’s legal age of majority.
Gross rent is the total amount it costs to rent a home — but it can get complicated if the landlord is advertising a net-effective rate.
It offers more advantages than a timeshare — but potentially more headaches too.
Navigating a market where prices, like the town itself, are all over the map.
Move fast, before this hot market cools off.
Condemnation is connected to the concept of eminent domain. It occurs when a government seizes private property for public use.
Price negotiations are common in real estate. But how much wiggle room you have depends on various factors.