Florida Just Made a Major Change to Its HOA Laws, and Here's Everything We KnowReal Estate
Good news for people who hate their homeowners associations.
Jul 17, 2024
The Annoying but Brilliant Thing My Home's Sellers DidReal Estate
We hated it at first, but we grew to appreciate it later.
Jul 17, 2024
This Invasive Plant Will Cause Major Problems in Your YardReal Estate
You’ll be dealing with it for a long time!
Jul 10, 2024
9 Affordable Mountain Towns You Can Actually Move ToReal Estate
Not all mountain towns are unbelievably expensive.
Jul 8, 2024
The One Question You’ll Regret Not Asking After a Home InspectionReal Estate
It’s a negotiation — and a careful one.
Jul 6, 2024
Kristin Cavallari Just Invented a New Kind of Real Estate TrendReal Estate
This is a pretty healthy way to frame a big life change.
Jul 4, 2024
The One Big Difference Between Condos and ApartmentsReal Estate
While they do have things in common, here’s how to tell them apart.
Jul 1, 2024
People Spend Way More to Sell Their Homes than They ExpectedReal Estate
Almost half of sellers didn't expect to spend as much as they did on selling their home.
Jun 30, 2024
5 Things Redditors Wish They Knew Before They Bought Their HouseReal Estate
These are some really good tips.
Jun 27, 2024
I’m Buying a House When Interest Rates Are Still Sky High, and Here’s WhyReal Estate
I can afford to take on a higher mortgage rate — and I’m using that to my advantage.
Jun 4, 2024
Reports Reveal How Much Buyers Will Shell Out on a Home, and It’s Not GreatReal Estate
New reports find that in 2024, housing prices (and mortgage rates) are staying high.
May 31, 2024
The #1 Question To Ask Your Realtor Before Ever Making an Offer on a Home
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It can save you some serious cash in the long run.
May 27, 2024
How to Spot the Difference Between a Condo and TownhouseReal Estate
There's more than meets the eye to the differences between these types of homes.
May 24, 2024
The Paint Color That Makes Your Deck Look Instantly DatedReal Estate
A lesson in curb appeal.
May 23, 2024
Buying a Home with This Feature Might Cost You Extra (Especially This Summer)Real Estate
This makes a lot of sense, actually.
May 21, 2024
Here's Exactly How Much Space $420K Will Get You if You're Buying a Home in Atla
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It ranks 6th on Zillow’s Hottest Markets list for a reason.
May 16, 2024
The One Yard Mistake to Avoid (Unless You Want to Annoy Your Neighbors)Real Estate
They're annoyed, even if they won't tell you.
May 4, 2024
10 of the Most Expensive U.S. Cities to Buy a Home in 2024
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Some of the cities on this list will definitely surprise you.
Apr 18, 2024
These Are the Top 10 Markets for First-Time Buyers in 2024
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This is encouraging!
Apr 9, 2024
This Is How Much Money You Need to Make to Buy a Home in 2024
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A new Bankrate analysis details how much money you need to make in order to buy a home.
Apr 8, 2024
We Asked 3 Experts How to Save More Towards Your Mortgage — And It’s Easier than You’d ThinkReal Estate
These expert tips can actually make a big difference.
Apr 6, 2024
What Are Patio-Style Homes, Exactly? (Plus, All the Pros and Cons)Real Estate
Here’s why backyard enthusiasts love them.
Apr 4, 2024
What Is a Single-Family Home, Exactly? Realtors Explain
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When it comes to buying and owning your first home, what priorities come to mind? Maybe it’s having an open concept living room, a spacious bedroom, or an en-suite bathroom  — essentially, you’re looking for a home with personality that matches your specific needs. Purchasing a single-family home can be one of the first steps to getting there. But what is a “single family home,” exactly?
Apr 2, 2024
I Bought My Home Just for This Feature and Now I Totally Regret It
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If you think you want a home with one of these, you may want to think again.
Mar 28, 2024
Here's How That $418 Million Realtor Lawsuit Will Change Homebuying ForeverReal Estate
Well, experts are split on if the ruling will help or hurt buyers.
Mar 26, 2024
The First Thing You Should Do in Your Yard for Spring, According to the Pros
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According to curb appeal pros.
Mar 25, 2024
5 Websites Where You Can Order a Prefab House for Under $150,000Real Estate
A few clicks and you've got yourself a house.
Feb 6, 2024
We Asked 4 Pros If You Should Pay Off Your Mortgage, and They All Agreed
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The short answer is: It's complicated.
Jan 31, 2024
The 4 Major Differences Between Zillow and RedfinReal Estate
Here's what to know.
Jan 30, 2024
How to Tell if an HOA Is Right For You (and What to Know Before You Join)Real Estate
A breakdown of the pros, cons and tradeoffs.
Jan 30, 2024
7 of the Best House-Hunting Websites to Expand Your SearchReal Estate
You're gonna know every listing on the MLS.
Dec 31, 2023
6 Surefire Ways to (Legally!) Annoy Your HOAReal Estate
Just double check your state’s laws first.
Dec 29, 2023
NYC Real Estate Pros Reveal Everything to Know About Buying a Co-OpReal Estate
It's not your average home-buying experience.
Dec 23, 2023
4 Things Nobody Tells You About Buying a Home Near a State Border
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Sometimes you can get the best of both worlds when you’re on the border of two states.
Dec 17, 2023
3 Lessons These Buyers Learned in Their First-Time Homeowners Era
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They learned the hard way so you don’t have to.
Dec 7, 2023
5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About "Short Sales" in Real Estate
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If you’ve noticed a bunch of short sales popping up in your home search, you’re not imagining things.
Dec 1, 2023
You Can Find Out Who Lived in Your HouseReal Estate
If these walls could talk!
Nov 26, 2023
This Maneuver Can Help You Pay Less on Your Mortgage (Temporarily)Real Estate
Ever heard of a “mortgage buydown”?
Nov 13, 2023
48 of the Most Clever Tips Real Estate Agents Have Shared With UsReal Estate
From home buying and selling to staging and curb appeal.
Nov 11, 2023
Please, I Beg You to Sell Me a Home with PersonalityReal Estate
Neutral gray boxes aren’t what I’m after.
Nov 5, 2023
6 Log Cabin Kits You Can Buy for Under $60KReal Estate
There’s definitely an option for every type of forest sprite.
Oct 30, 2023
3 Homebuyers Reveal Why They Regret Buying Flipped HousesReal Estate
These horror stories aren’t pretty.
Oct 24, 2023
Here's What the Word "Townhouse" Really MeansReal Estate
It's not as cut and dry as you think.
Oct 22, 2023
5 Ways to Snake-Proof Your Home, According to Real Estate ProsReal Estate
Try one of these methods to ward them off for good.
Oct 20, 2023
Buying a House in a Small Town Wasn’t What I Expected — It Was BetterReal Estate
Rural life has some comfy, cozy perks.
Oct 18, 2023
2 Ways to Avoid Getting Spammed While Shopping for Mortgage Rates OnlineReal Estate
You can steer clear of those calls and emails.
Oct 16, 2023
The One Piece of Real Estate Advice My Mom Gets All Wrong
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Sorry, Mom.
Oct 11, 2023
The 4 Big Reasons Renters Aren’t Buying HomesReal Estate
More than a third of American households are renting their homes — thought not all of them want to be.
Oct 3, 2023
3 Things Every Self-Employed, Aspiring Homebuyer Needs to DoReal Estate
Buying a home when you’re self-employed is notoriously tricky. After all, an up-and-down income cycle is—understandably—less appealing to mortgage companies than a dependable paycheck. That said, it’s far from impossible. Freelancers and small business owners alike can absolutely be approved to buy the home of their dreams. It just takes a little extra prep work. If you’re thinking about entering the real estate market while still being your own boss, listen up.
Oct 3, 2023
The Things No One Tells You About Selling Your HouseReal Estate
Buying a home is a momentous time in one’s life and, accordingly, congratulatory pats on the back abound — as does unsolicited advice. Everyone has insight about everything from how to pick the perfect house for you to saving money on home repairs. However, there’s not nearly as much fanfare when it comes time to sell your house.
Oct 3, 2023
This Is What Your Credit Score Should Be to Buy a HouseReal Estate
While you might feel ready to invest, a bad credit score can make mortgage lenders wary and cause your interest rates to soar through the roof.
Oct 3, 2023
How I Bought a Modern Bungalow on a Writer’s BudgetReal Estate
I’ve dreamed of owning my own home for as long as I can remember. Looking at real estate listings is a hobby for me, and house-hunting shows make me blissfully happy. In reality, though? Buying a home just didn’t seem possible as a single woman in my 30s with a fluctuating income. But then again, I like a challenge. And I’ve always admired this quote from Alice in Wonderland: “Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
Oct 3, 2023
Thinking About Buying a Short Sale? Read This FirstReal Estate
Many buyers, especially first-timers, are enthralled by the prospect of buying a short sale — and it’s not hard to see why. Bottom basement sale prices make these transactions seem like a no-brainer. Unfortunately, most of the time, these too-good-to-be-true deals also come with a huge catch. Before you commit to buying a short sale, read this first. We’ve outlined a few red flags that you should be aware of prior to taking the plunge.
Oct 3, 2023
4 Questions Agents Ask Other Agents When House-Hunting for ThemselvesReal Estate
They’re important in this seller’s market.
Sep 29, 2023
5 Things You Should Never Try to Negotiate with Current HomeownersReal Estate
To make the closing process as painless as possible.
Sep 28, 2023