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If your house has been on the market awhile without gathering bids, no one can blame you for being stressed out. But how do you know when it's time to lower your asking price?
By Garth Sundem
If you're planning to sell your home, chances are you've already done the math and decided it's the right time. But how much should you spend on home renovations and fix-up before you put your house on the market?
It's true that anyone can shop for a house, and even get a peek inside, without formally signing on with a real estate agent. But what are some of the benefits of using an agent to buy your new home?
In a slow real estate market, you can't just put a for sale sign in the yard and expect eager buyers to come knocking down your door with offers. Instead it's best to hire a listing agent to bring buyers and get you the best price possible. But how do you choose the right agent?
By Matt Sailor
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.
A professional and successful listing agent can be a huge asset for you when you're putting your house on the market. But did you know that there are actually things you should never tell your agent while they're selling your house? Read on to find out what they are.
By Matt Sailor
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?
By Sara Elliott
Buying your very first house can seem like a daunting task. While thoughts of white picket fences and granite countertops might be dancing in your head, you don't want to be carried off by a dream and left holding a serious bill. But if you go into it with some research and a little help from others, you can make the right choices as a first-time home buyer.
So, you're in the car rolling along and you see it, your dream house. While you may not be able to afford everything on your wish list, you will want a few amenities you've been yearning for. But do you really need them?
By Sara Elliott
You're standing at your new house and all of your things are locked inside a truck out front. The movers piled a bunch of extra charges onto your bill, and they're holding your stuff hostage until you pay up. What could you have done to prevent this?