The Essential Guide to Creating a Homebuying Budget
Prepare financially to own a home by understanding the costs of buying, owning and maintaining your home and how to budget accordingly.
Getting Started in a New Apartment in a New City
We've put together some tips to help you settle into your new apartment and explore your new city.
How Much Home Can I Afford?
We're breaking down the factors that help determine how much home you can afford, which is an estimate you'll need to make before you begin house hunting.
5 Steps to Prepare for Buying a Home
If you are planning to buy a home, getting educated and organized before you start house hunting can help the homebuying process go more smoothly.
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.
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.
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.
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.