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6 Steps to Buying a Home

The decision to buy a home is an exciting one. But the process for buying a home can easily become overwhelming and confusing, especially for first-timers. To guide you through the process, here are six basic steps to buying a home. 1. Check your credit reports and scores Before you start shopping for your dream

6 Ways to Make Homebuyers Bite

In order to get top dollar, you should first think about sprucing up the place.

Shopping for a New Home in the New Year? What to know!

It’s time to start thinking about your New Year’s resolutions, what do you want to improve in the New Year? Maybe you want to start saving more money, maybe you want to pay down your debts, maybe you want to find a new job or maybe you want to purchase your first home.  If your

Home Prices and Pending Home Sales Continue to Rise: Here’s What to Know!

According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, home prices nationwide are at their highest since September 2010. And this September marked the 17th consecutive month of annual improvements for pending home sales nationwide. What does it all mean for home buyers?

Ask the Expert: What’s the Best Way to Improve My Credit Score?

What is the best way to improve my credit score if I want to buy a house?

Why Now is the Time to Buy a Home

The Case-Shiller Home Price Indices for August 2012 bring good news. Home prices nationwide are rising for the first time since the housing bust in 2006. Many experts agree that it makes sense to buy a home now, before prices climb further.

The 10 Commandments for Home Buyers

With record low mortgage rates, the dream of owning a home is more affordable than ever. If you’re in the market to buy a house, here are ten commandments every home buyer should know.

This Week in Money Management: Home Buyer’s Guide

Buying a home is an ordeal–one that can be exhilarating and at the same time, overwhelming. However, rules do apply, so whether you’re looking at a luxury estate or a starter home, this week we’re highlighting some of our favorite bloggers who show you how to make your move a whole lot easier.

Buying A Fixer-Upper? Here Are Some Things To Consider…

Rates may be at their lowest for 2011, home prices down to 2002 levels, but that’s still too expensive for many first-time home buyers. This flowchart will help you decide if you should buy a fixer-upper.

Professor Hollywood: What the Movies Teach Us About Housing

One of the missions of every great movie is to transport you. In some movies, the location even becomes one of the characters. And more often than not, the home is the villain. Here are five movies where that’s the case, and the very real-life lessons we could learn about real estate, straight out of Hollywood.