Feel empowered to buy your dream home with advice and tips from our top local real estate agents.
Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or moving to the opposite coast, real estate location companies can help with your home purchasing and moving needs.
Orchard analyzed U.S. Census Bureau data to find the 1950 median home values for every state plus Washington D.C.
Looking at a house with solar panels? You should know what it means to buy a home with them, whether they're leased or paid in full.
The answer to this question depends on your situation and your local market. But generally speaking, don’t expect things to change drastically anytime soon.
Homes that don’t hit the market — known as “pocket listings” — can be a good option for buyers and sellers for many reasons.
If you've been evicted, your credit report has likely taken a hit. Here's how to approach fixing your credit before you make a big purchase like buying a house.
Many real estate experts expect the record-setting housing market of the past year to slow down this fall, but it's still expected to be highly competitive.
Who’s responsible for the necessary repairs if you find problems with a house after buying it?
Learn about buying a home from your family or for them, or how doing so can help you avoid competition and make closing easier.
Not all houses are the same: Let's look at some of the most common home types you’ll come across when you search for a new property to buy.
Want to buy a house with a friend, partner, or members of your family? Make sure you consider all the financial and legal responsibilities.
“As much as you can” isn’t really an answer, but it’s not bad advice either.
An easement gives someone access to your property. In some cases, they can be a nuisance, but overall, easements shouldn’t give you much cause for concern.
While hunting for a new home, you may be curious whether recent previous residents met an untimely end. Here's how to find out whether that's the case.
What do people really want when searching for a home? The results of our Home Match quiz breaks down people's preferences across markets.
Real estate agents across the country share their tips for winning the home of your dreams.
Not surprisingly, land in rural, suburban, and urban areas will have different price points. Here's what you need to know.
It's possible to avoid an HOA, though those situations are rare and hard-fought. Plus, the fight might not be worth it. Learn more about refusing to join HOAs.
We’ve made a house hunting checklist to help you remember all the important details you need to look out for while home shopping.
Let's talk about how to decide if now is a good time to buy a house.
Looking to buy a house in a different state before you move? Follow these tips and make moving to a new state or city easier.
It typically takes around six months from start to finish to buy a house -- but the exact timeline is different for everyone and depends on a few key factors.
Read on to learn the nine steps to buying a home in 2021, including financial requirements and tips for making a competitive offer.
Read on to learn the nine steps to buying a home in Texas, including financial requirements and tips for making a competitive offer.
We ranked the top neighborhoods and suburbs in Raleigh-Durham based on housing, quality of schools, and commute times to help you find the best place to live.
We ranked the top neighborhoods and suburbs in Charlotte based on housing, quality of schools, and commute times to help you find the best place to live.
A home appraisal happens after you make an offer on a home. To help you prepare, we share how long an appraisal takes and what factors the appraiser reviews.
Buying a new home is very different than buying an existing one. We explain the 8 major steps of the new construction buying process and what questions to ask.
We ranked the top neighborhoods and suburbs in Houston based on housing, quality of schools, and commute times to help you find the best place to live.
Find information and answers to common questions on how to buy or sell a home during the coronavirus.
If you were hoping to buy or sell a home this year, you might be second-guessing things now. Here's why this could still be a good time to buy or sell a house.
Whether you are ready to buy a house now or in the early stages of consideration, here are some tips and tricks for buying a home in Texas.
Wondering exactly what an open house in real estate is? This post walks buyers and sellers through everything they need to know to make the most of open houses.
It’s no secret that buying a home requires quite a bit of paperwork. Here is a break down of what a Proof of Funds Letter is and what counts as Proof of Funds.
Here are 5 essential questions to ask when buying a house. Make sure to get all of the home buying questions answered before you sign on the dotted line!
The decision of renting a home vs buying a home involves everything from your finances to lifestyle to career plans. Here are some reasons you should consider.
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