Most of the water we drink and use is groundwater coming from rain or snow that has collected in the ground. The groundwater level on your land can impact the type of house, complex or well you're planning to build. We'll show you how.
Restrictive covenants help enforce standards and uniformity in neighborhoods. But they can also ban you from building fences, adding a pool and even cutting down trees. So how can you get out a restrictive covenant?
There are many sneaky pitfalls that can hurt your chances of being accepted by a co-op board, because they have the legal right to be rather arbitrary. What are some things that might cause the board to reject you?
Buying a house is a bit easier these days thanks to technology. There are now so many tools to aid us in the process that we can do much of the work from home. These are 10 tools that harness the power of modern technology and make the home buying process as painless as possible.
The Internet has changed the home-buying process. We no longer have to call up a real estate agent, wait for a list of prospective houses and check them out in person to begin the home buying process. We can do that online first.
The volatile housing market, money woes and uncertainty at work can make the idea of home ownership downright scary for many first-time home buyers. You want to make the right decision about whether to rent or buy a house, but lacking a crystal ball, what should you do?
That stately brick home with the foreclosure sign out front looks like a great deal, but investing in a foreclosed property is a risky venture. What you see isn't always what you get, and you could lose your shirt.
Before you buy a home, you need to know exactly what you're spending so much money on. But what if the inspection comes back with major flaws? At what point do you walk away from your dream house? That depends on you.
You've found your dream home. The asking price is $300,000 -- an amount you've already been pre-approved for by your bank. But is the home really worth that amount? That's the question at the heart of the home appraisal.
You may have heard there's still money in real estate, but it seems so confusing. Is there a way to learn more, mingle with some like-minded people, perhaps find a more seasoned investor to mentor you? Absolutely. Just find a real estate investment club.
The apartment you've lived in for the last four years has let you save on rent while you both work to save for a down payment. But now that you have a baby on the way, there's no way you can keep living there. Enter graduated payment mortgages.