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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.
In this process of making an offer on a home, all prospective buyers know exactly how much the others are bidding.
This trade organization for real estate pros is America’s largest.
Where you live affects how much income you need to make to maintain your desired lifestyle.
Find out what a professional home inspector always looks for, and why.
Climate change touches every part of the U.S. But some states are in better shape to withstand it than others.
Five lessons this first-time homebuyer learned along the way.
You don’t have to spend a lot to enhance that all-important first impression your house makes.
Multiple offers give home sellers more options. What can you do to jump-start a bidding war?
The most important considerations when selling a home in the Tar Heel State.
From big-city buzz to coastal chill to mountain beauty, the Tar Heel State has loads to offer.