What Role Does Housing Play in Your Health?
Our recent study suggests housing may affect physical and mental health. But what elements most affect your health, and what can do you about it?
Why Winter Is Still a Good Time to Buy or Sell a Home
Whether you are looking to buy or sell your home, the winter season has its advantages.
Choosing Between a Fixed-Rate and an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage
In deciding between a fixed-rate and an adjustable rate mortage, carefully consider the features and benefits of each.
4 Things You Should Know Before Making an Offer on a Home
By being prepared, knowing what to expect and working closely with your real estate agent, you can be confident in putting together a strong offer on a home.
11 Tips for Working with Contractors on a Home Renovation
Follow these suggestions to help make sure renovation projects that require the professional help of a contractor go smoothly.
Home Renovation Projects that Can Help You Sell for More
If you're thinking about selling your home, a few of the right types of renovations can help increase your sales price.
How to Get the Best Interest Rate for Your Mortgage
Understanding how lenders determine interest rates, and how you may be able to lower your rate, can help you secure the best mortgage for you.
Avoiding Foreclosure Rescue Fraud
During times of financial hardship, remain especially aware of the common schemes of foreclosure rescue fraud and loan modification scams.
6 Tips to Help Avoid Rental Scams
Although it is impossible to avoid encountering a fraudulent rental listing, following these tips can help ensure you don’t fall victim to a scammer.
Understanding VA Home Loans
If you are a current service member or veteran, learn how VA home loans can help make buying a home more affordable and the process for buying a home using one.
Is It Your Last (Best) Chance to Refinance?
If you are considering refinancing your mortgage to lower your monthly payments, our quarterly forecast suggests there may be no time like the present.