Selling a Home

Selling a home can take patience, but with proper staging and preparation, a home can sell in no time. Learn what it takes to sell a home with these articles.

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10 Signs an Agent Is No Good at Selling Houses

It's hard enough to sell a house right now without being stuck with a less-than-desirable real estate agent. What are some signs that an agent may not have the skills to sell your house?


How Short Sales Work

When you can't afford your mortgage any longer and don't want to foreclose, a short sale seems like a good idea. How do you qualify for one, and what should you watch out for?

What are the best-selling house plans?

New construction looks a lot different than it did even five years ago, but there are some plans that have stood the test of time.

Home equity loans are repaid according to the terms of your agreement. Learn about the ways home equity loans are repaid in this article.

10 Ways to Stop a Foreclosure

Regardless of the careful consideration most of us put into the decision to buy a home, circumstances have forced many people into foreclosure. But it's the last thing your lender wants to do. So how can you avoid losing your home?

Foreclosures aren't pretty, and you may feel that you've exhausted all your options to save your home. Luckily, there's an alternative that may provide that final-hour solution: a short sale. Why would you choose a short sale over a foreclosure?

10 Benefits of Short Sale over Foreclosure

The economic downturn and real estate market crash led many homeowners into the distressing process foreclosure. However, for some, there's another option. How can a short sale be better than a foreclosure?

Can you stop a foreclosure on your home?

When you're suddenly unable to keep up with your mortgage payments, a barrage of questions come to mind: What happens next? Will you lose your home? But the most important question is can you stop the foreclosure process?

Being a landlord means you may sometimes want to evict a tenant. Learn about how to evict a tenant in this article.

A foreclosure is when a mortgage lender takes over a borrower's property due to missed payments. Learn how the government is trying to prevent foreclosures in this article.

Mortgages can become unbearable financial burdens. Learn how to manage your mortgage in a smart way in this article.