No matter the age or life stage, everyone makes mistakes when it comes to home-buying.
Whether it’s picking the wrong location or buying more house than you can afford, the mistakes are often universal, says Ilyce Glink, author of “100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask.”
A home inspection is an assessment of a home’s condition. Home inspectors not only identify problems with houses; they can give buyers information that will help them with the upkeep.
If you’ve been thinking about buying a second home, now is a good time to take the leap. Mortgage rates are still historically low.
But there are some vital things to do before you start shopping. Follow these steps to make buying a second home a smooth process:
Selling your home without a real estate agent may sound tempting, especially when the thought is to pocket the money from what would have been your agent's commission fees. However, the truth of the matter is not using an agent can often cause you to lose money--a lot of it.