Buying a home for the first time can be overwhelming, but we've got you covered with our simple, easy to understand advice.
If you’re young and want to buy your first home, let's look at how age can impact the process, even if it isn’t legally standing in your way.
First-time home buyers often ask themselves if they want to begin their homeownership journey with a starter home or if they should hold out for a forever home.
The costs of homeownership are often worth it, but it’s important to know what expenses and fees are coming your way so you can plan, save, and avoid stress.
While there are relatively few tax credits specific to first-time home buyers, all homeowners have access to a litany of tax credits and tools to save money.
Most title searches cost between $100 and $250 for residential properties. Here's why you'll want to get one even though it's not legally required.
Buying property can be complicated, and a real estate attorney can help by providing legal advice, offering mediation in disputes, and navigating complications.
This complete guide walks through how to buy your first home — including saving, obtaining financing, finding an agent, and negotiating and closing the deal.
If a cash offer on a home doesn't literally mean showing up with dollar bills to a sale, what does it mean? Let's explain how cash offers work.
If you’re a first-time buyer, you may not have a clear picture of what the escrow process actually looks like. Let’s break down everything you need to know
While you can technically buy a home with a credit card, there will be some hurdles, and the cost may be prohibitive.
You've made your offer on a home you love. What happens next? Here's how long you'll wait to hear back from the seller.
Collaboration with your agent is key in any real estate transaction, as they could be your greatest asset. So don't annoy them by doing any of these things.
Even if you have to pay penalties, you may find that breaking your lease is worth it. Here are pros and cons to consider when you make this critical decision.
You’ve started house hunting and want to attend some open houses. How do you get the most out of the experience?
If you’re saddled with debts, the monthly payments you owe may make it difficult to meet a mortgage payment each month.
You see a house you love, or see the listing online. But a sign says “Under Contract” or “Pending.” What do these these terms mean, and is it too late to buy?
You hear these titles thrown around a lot in the home buying process. What do they mean?
Homeowners associations have many rules and some fees. For the most part, they're worth it.
Prospective home buyers in 2021 want to know if buying a house is worth it. Here’s why you should buy a house — or why not.
Before you start browsing listings or visiting open houses, there are some tips that first-time home buyers in Texas should keep in mind.
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From how much to save for a down payment to how long home inspections take, find what you need to know in our Home Buying 101 series.