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.
Median home prices here are more than $100,000 less than the nationwide median.
The Albuquerque market is robust, with rising prices and plenty of competition.
The COVID-19 pandemic created lasting changes in the nation’s housing market.
How might a recession affect the housing market? Find out what the experts think.
All-cash offers take securing a mortgage out of the homebuying equation.
Our 9-step guide to a smooth, successful home sale.
Mortgage lenders require appraisals to ensure they’re not loaning you more than the home is worth.
You may hear these terms used interchangeably, but they are two different expenses.
Will your next home be a former office?
It’s possible to sell without a real estate agent, but it’s complicated.