First Time Home Buyers
Page 2
The Specific Feature My Mom Always Looks for When Buying a HomeReal Estate
While everyone else was house hunting, she was window shopping.
Dec 8, 2022
Why You Should Be Concerned If a Home’s Attic Has Been Painted WhiteReal Estate
According to an air quality expert.
Dec 7, 2022
The Open House Trends on Their Way OutReal Estate
According to real estate agents.
Dec 7, 2022
What Is "Rent-Vesting," Anyway?Real Estate
And why are more people trying it?
Dec 5, 2022
The 9 Mistakes Winter Home Sellers Make in Their Yards Real Estate
Even if Mother Nature boosts your curb appeal with freshly fallen snow, you’ll need to step it up.
Dec 5, 2022
The Dated Dining Room Features Buyers Always NoticeReal Estate
Not all of them are dealbreakers, however.
Dec 4, 2022
6 Things Nobody Tells You About Buying a Home in Ski Country Real Estate
Do you have a taste for freezing temps?
Dec 4, 2022
3 Things That Immediately Give Homebuyers "The Ick"Real Estate
It's that exact moment when excitement flips to disgust.
Nov 29, 2022
The Surprising Gift the Previous Owners Gave Us After We Moved into Our HomeReal Estate
It was equal parts sweet and useful.
Nov 20, 2022
3 Things That Might Make HOAs Good, ActuallyReal Estate
They get a bad rap, but here's why you might want one.
Nov 13, 2022
I Wish I'd Taken a Closer Look at the Trees in My Yard Before Buying My HomeReal Estate
My advice to future homebuyers? Always look up.
Nov 9, 2022
4 Things First-Time Homeowners Are Never Prepared ForReal Estate
According to real estate experts.
Nov 7, 2022
The Real Estate Advice from a Boomer That I Actually LoveReal Estate
One of my go-to sources for life advice is my BFF Rachel’s mom.
Nov 6, 2022
Yes, You Can Buy a Home for Less Than Listing Price — Here's How Real Estate
You’ve probably heard that the market is cooling off a bit.
Nov 4, 2022
7 Kinds of Doorknobs Real Experts Agents Wish You Wouldn’t Install Real Estate
Electronic keypads, faux French knobs, and even DIY faves have all got to go.
Nov 1, 2022
The Dated Kitchen Features That Homebuyers Always Notice Real Estate
Think rift-cut oak and zebrawood cabinets.
Nov 1, 2022
What Is a Listing Agent, Anyway?Real Estate
Here's what to know.
Oct 29, 2022
The One Thing I Will Never Sacrifice When Buying a House Ever Again Real Estate
Homeownership comes with some learning curves.
Oct 18, 2022
Here's What a Real Estate Expert Bought at Costco With $50Real Estate
Consider it a kitchen makeover on a Costco pizza budget.
Oct 17, 2022
Everything to Know About Selling Your Furniture and Decor to Your Home's BuyersReal Estate
From curtains to rose bushes, here's where they fall on the spectrum of fixtures to personal property.
Oct 16, 2022
What Happens When You Need to Fire Your Real Estate AgentReal Estate
Learn from my mistakes with the five biggest tips you should know.
Oct 13, 2022
I Bought a House on a Corner Lot — and Now I Could Never Go BackReal Estate
We wound up with so many unexpected perks.
Oct 12, 2022
10 Annual Checkups First-Time Homeowners Need to Keep in Mind Real Estate
They'll save you time and money down the road.
Oct 12, 2022
The 5 Worst Things You Can Do During a House Hunt, According to the ProsReal Estate
Avoid emotionally charged mistakes.
Oct 11, 2022
These Are the Unmistakable Features of a 1990s HouseReal Estate
You can spot 'em from a mile away.
Oct 10, 2022
I Loved, Hated, and Loved-to-Hate My HOA — Here’s WhyReal Estate
They're a special breed.
Oct 10, 2022
The 6 Questions Real Estate Agents Get Asked the MostReal Estate
Clients come back to them with the same concerns.
Oct 9, 2022
What a Real Estate Agent *Really* Thinks About Your Solar Panels Real Estate
Here's what you should consider before making the switch.
Oct 3, 2022
The Dated Basement Features That Homebuyers Always Notice Real Estate
They're nostalgic, but polarizing for buyers.
Oct 3, 2022
4 Front Entryway Mistakes Real Estate Agents Wish You Wouldn’t Make Real Estate
They're easy to sidestep, if you will.
Oct 2, 2022
The Dated Living Room Features That Homebuyers Always Notice Real Estate
According to real estate agents.
Oct 2, 2022
The Best Color to Paint Exterior Trim, According to Real Estate Agents Real Estate
There's a definitive answer.
Oct 1, 2022
5 Things Nobody Tells You About Buying a House in Leaf-Peeping CountryReal Estate
There are three other seasons, for starters.
Oct 1, 2022
Homebuying Takes a Larger Toll on Your Mental Health Than You ThinkReal Estate
A study says it's more stressful than surgery or a divorce.
Sep 26, 2022
3 Things You Need to Know If You’re Selling a Home with a Security SystemReal Estate
According to a real estate agent.
Sep 21, 2022
How to Shop for a Forever Home With Aging in Place in MindReal Estate
Here are questions to ask and features to seek out.
Sep 20, 2022
What Is a Spec House, Anyway? Real Estate
If you've never heard of one, here's what to know.
Sep 17, 2022
The Types of Mailboxes Real Estate Agents Wish You Wouldn’t InstallReal Estate
They need to be more about function than form.
Sep 14, 2022
The Home Maintenance Issue That You Really Shouldn't IgnoreReal Estate
According to real estate pros.
Sep 14, 2022
5 Outdated Bathroom Features Buyers Always NoticeReal Estate
According to real estate agents.
Sep 12, 2022
7 of the Cheapest States To Buy a House Right NowReal Estate
And they offer more than just affordable housing.
Sep 12, 2022
5 Things You Might Not Know About Buying a House with a PoolReal Estate
Don’t jump in until you’ve considered these points.
Sep 10, 2022
My Home Inspector Missed a Major Problem with My HouseReal Estate
Here's the free way I dealt with it.
Sep 8, 2022
The Best Color to Paint Your Shed, According to Real Estate Experts Real Estate
“I’ve seen sheds that are just an absolute eyesore,” says one agent.
Sep 6, 2022
5 Home Accents That Always Look Good in Real Estate PhotosReal Estate
According to the pros.
Sep 5, 2022
The Trader Joe's Staples That Real Estate Agents Buy Before Showings
Yes, peonies are on the list.
Sep 4, 2022
The 7 Commandments of Upkeeping a House, According to Real Estate Agents
Here are some foolproof ways to stay on top of maintenance.
Sep 3, 2022
I Keep Finding Issues with My New House — But One Thing Makes It Worth It
This feature makes all the problems feel less significant.
Aug 23, 2022
The Simple Kitchen Updates I Did Before Selling My House
At less than $500, they were worth it.
Aug 9, 2022
What It Means To Have a Functional Home, According to a Real Estate Advisor
There are a few key elements.
Aug 5, 2022
There's a Better Way to Order Real Estate Listing Photos
According to a new study.
Aug 3, 2022
4 Kitchen Trends That Real Estate Agents Are Loving Right Now
Keep an eye out for hidden pantries.
Aug 2, 2022
Why You Shouldn't Breeze Past Homes That Are "Pending"
According to a real estate agent.
Aug 1, 2022
The Best Tips for Finding the Perfect Real Estate Agent in this Bonkers Market
Interviewing for a ‘vibe check’ is important.
Jul 27, 2022
3 Ways Real Estate Agents Can Accommodate Buyers with Religious Needs
Whether it be kosher kitchens, halal kitchens, or a home’s feng shui.
Jul 26, 2022
5 Things You Can Do While You Wait For Your Home to Finish Closing
Homebuying involves a lot of “hurry up and wait” intervals.
Jul 23, 2022
I Bought My First Home 9 Months Ago — Here's What I Wish I Did Differently
There are 3 things I want to warn you about.
Jul 19, 2022
4 Things an Outdoorsy Real Estate Expert Says About Living in the Mountains
Here are the pros and cons of living in a mountain town, with expert input on insurance, maintenance, and more.
Jul 18, 2022
3 Things Real Estate Agents Wish You Knew About Scrolling Zillow
They'll help you manage your expectations.
Jul 13, 2022
9 Things Real Estate Agents Say About What It's Really Like to Own a Brownstone
Buying a brownstone isn’t always for the faint of heart, and four real estate experts shared their nine tips, strategies, and warnings to make sure you go into the process with clear eyes. 
Jul 12, 2022
This Is the Bold Color That Makes Real Estate Agents Cringe
If you want to sell your home to as many buyers as possible, real estate agents know which colors to avoid.
Jul 11, 2022
The Absolute First Thing You Should Buy for Your New House
According to a real estate agent.
Jul 10, 2022
The 5 Dated Features That Homebuyers Always Notice
According to real estate agents.
Jul 9, 2022
6 Things Real Estate Experts Want Buyers to Know About Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
You mat see them in a different light.
Jul 7, 2022
What It’s Actually Like to Use a First-Time Homebuyer Program
Here's how they can help.
Jul 6, 2022