Informed Seller: 11 Market Considerations To Assess Before Selling

Informed Seller: 11 Market Considerations To Assess Before Selling

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"Is this a good time to sell my house?" That's one question that real estate agents are used to fielding, but as a homeowner, the answer might not be quite so obvious. Whether or not you should sell your house now or wait a few months (or years) depends on a number of...

Relocating: 19 Things To Research Before You Buy

Relocating: 19 Things To Research Before You Buy

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Relocating to a new city is an exciting experience -- you can seize the opportunity to live in a new way if you're bored with the status quo, and maybe find a place to live that caters to new habits you want to form, or that's a better fit for a growing household.

Top 15 Reasons For Sale By Owners Listings Fail

Top 15 Reasons For Sale By Owners Listings Fail

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In a seller's market, it's easy for a lot of sellers to reach the conclusion that they don't actually need a real estate agent to offload their homes. After all, there are buyers everywhere, and home prices are skyrocketing; how hard can it really be to just do it...

How To Choose The Right Suburban Neighborhood

How To Choose The Right Suburban Neighborhood

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Buying a home anywhere feels like a huge step, but getting settled in the suburbs can seem especially momentous for any household. After all, traditionally, suburbs were for establishing a place in the community and raising a family, where you can put down roots and...

How To Choose The Right Urban Neighborhood

How To Choose The Right Urban Neighborhood

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Buying a home without researching (and loving) the neighborhood is a bit like getting married after the first or second date -- a serious gamble that pays off at best, and the prelude to a horrible, costly mistake at worst. When the time comes to sink your hard-earned...

What You Need To Know Before Buying An Investment Home With Friends

What You Need To Know Before Buying An Investment Home With Friends

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Investing in real estate is a goal for many Americans, and that goal has become more pronounced since reality television became a thing and HGTV jumped on the bandwagon. How many times have you watched a fix-and-flip or home investment show on television and thought to...

9 Fixture and Upgrade Tips for New-Construction Homes

9 Fixture and Upgrade Tips for New-Construction Homes

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Building a new home is a perfect opportunity to customize your space according to your own needs and wants -- and it can also feel completely overwhelming. Many homes built from the ground up will require the new owner to make more than one thousand decisions about...

21 Steps To Hosting The Perfect Open House

21 Steps To Hosting The Perfect Open House

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An open house is a huge opportunity for anyone hoping to sell -- it's a chance for you to present your home looking its very best to a wide pool of buyers who can walk through and decide whether it's a fit. When you hold a successful open house, it's not uncommon for...

19 Factors That Could Keep Your House From Selling

19 Factors That Could Keep Your House From Selling

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Selling your house can be an intensely emotional experience in any market, but it's particularly nerve-wracking when it seems like other homes are going under contract in a matter of days while your listing lingers. In that situation, sellers can't help but wonder if...