They can add 3 percent to 6 percent to the house price.
Why a Seller's Commitment Is Almost Bound to Be Fully Used Buyers should be particularly wary of offers by builders that
After years of saving, you are finally ready to buy a house -- but have you really saved enough to buy the house that you want? There are more expenses to consider than just the price of the home, and first-time home-buyers can be caught by surprise at the number and size of the auxiliary expenses.
Over the last decade, reverse mortgages have been aggressively pitched in TV ads as an easy way for seniors to cash in their home equity to pay for living expenses. However, for many, improper use of the product -- such as pulling all their cash out at one time -- has led to significant financial problems later, including foreclosure.
You've decided to buy a house, and you need financing. Even if you have good credit, you should keep your finances shipshape until closing so that lenders won't think twice.
Lingering misconceptions often keep sellers and agents alike from giving military homebuyers a fair shake.
It never ceases to amaze me how little first-time buyers know about purchasing a home. It's difficult for a beginner to digest all of the facets of a real estate transaction.