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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.
Prospective buyers may consider writing a love letter to the seller in hopes of winning the bid.
Here’s what you need to know before you buy a home in need of a rehab.
Your house is not tangible personal property, but the items within it are. From artwork to jewelry, find out more about what is considered tangible property.
Staging a home for sale while you’re still living there is a challenge, to say the least. What can stay, what should be hidden away and what absolutely must go?
Fee simple defeasible is a type of ownership that’s dependent upon the buyer meeting specific conditions, which are clearly spelled out by the seller in the contract.
Homeowners are finding themselves doing more DIY projects — and all that sweat pays off in the form of sweat equity.
There are many tactics that can help a seller get top dollar, as well as the desired sale terms, when putting a home on the market.
These large-scale residential developments typically have robust, curated amenities for residents.
In real estate, a pending sale means that the seller has accepted an offer on their home. But it can be complicated.
If you’re buying a home, here’s what you can expect to find on the home inspection report — and what red flags to look for.