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Most adjustable-rate mortgages come with three features, and sometimes a fourth.
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Come to the bargaining table prepared by making sure your home offer includes these essential key points.
Don't overprice or you'll scare away prospective buyers.
Help avoid any snags that might occur before closing the deal on a new home purchase by following these steps.
Ready to buy a home? First, you'll need to get approved for a mortgage loan.
Consider these pluses and minuses before jumping into a loan you'll be paying for the next 15 to 30 years.
Finding the right mortgage requires a bit of research. Here's how to get started.
Once you've found a home you want, it's time to negotiate the price. Here's what you should consider when preparing to make an offer.
A home's price shouldn't be the only factor in your search. Also consider the location and quality of the property.
When a 20% down payment seems out of reach, try these low-down options.
Should you pay cash for your new house? Your money may earn more in other investments.
If you already own a home, both strategies have their pluses and minuses.
Consider the risks and rewards of homeownership.
Your reasons for buying a home determine the steps and strategies you should follow.
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If you'd rather not spend the time or the effort selling the place yourself, here's how to find the best agent for you.
Home sellers enlist the help of professionals to represent their interests, so why shouldn't home buyers do the same?
Expect for lenders to take a hard look at your credit history, so take care of any potential problems ahead of time.
Take the time to examine your finances and determine how much you can afford for down and monthly payments.
Whether you're a first-time buyer, moving up or downsizing, we'll unlock the strategies you'll need to get the best house at the best price.
Here's what to look for when the offers come rolling in.
If you live in a hot market, you may not have to pay an agent thousands of dollars to sell your house.
Use this checklist to help inspect your house from roof to foundation.
Use this checklist to help get your home in top condition before a sale.
There's no second chance to make a good first impression. Here's how to put a fresh face on the ol' homestead.
To get the most out of your home sale, you'll need to do your homework -- and work around your home.
If you're selling your home yourself, here are six documents you'll need to take with you.
Most of the hard work is done by the buyer, but you'll still need to ride herd on the agents, lawyers and title clerks.
Be sure to review these key areas.