The market is still saturated with distressed homes for sales -- homes whose owner is in default on the mortgage. That means they could be a great bargain -- if you know what to look for and what you're up against.
With all of the chaos that comes with moving, you might think that changing your address is insignificant, but it's an important step for keeping at least part of your life running smoothly. We'll help you navigate the process.
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?
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?
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?
How are you supposed to know when buying a home is right for you? That's hard to answer. But one thing is for sure: It's never too early to know what financial factors you need to consider when the time does arrive.
In cities across America, street-level homes have come in and out of vogue several times over the years, especially with people seeking an urban lifestyle. What are some important things to know before buying one of these properties?
When you make an offer on a house, the actual amount of money you agree to put down is only one component of the offer; there are other considerations that should be voiced as well. Learn about tips for making an offer on a house from this article.
Before you buy a house, it's recommended that you always get a home inspection to weed out any problems. But the inspection doesn't cover everything, so you'll have to be a super sleuth yourself to expose potential issues.