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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.
A seller net sheet can help you estimate what you can expect to pocket when all is said and done.
How much will I make when I sell my home? Here’s a simple formula to estimate the proceeds from a home sale.
Whether you’re buying or selling a home, real estate comparables or “comps” play a big role.
Here, we explain the difference between a buyer’s market and a seller’s market, what the market looks like today and how buyers and sellers can cope in either scenario.
Buying a house is an overwhelming process in itself — but buying a house out-of-state or even in a new neighborhood? That can make things even more complicated.
“Grandma’s trailer” no longer, high-end manufactured homes are indistinguishable from site-built homes.
Here’s what individuals need to know about the Fair Housing Act to make sure they’re following the law.
Here, we go over the typical costs of selling a home and how you might be able to save some money in the process.
If you’re wondering “How much house can I afford?”, here’s what you need to know.
Moving is always stressful, but you can minimize how much you’ll worry about paying for it if you plan ahead.