The basics of condo ownership

The classic image of the American Dream may include a freestanding house (with or without a picket fence), but for a significant number of Americans, condominiums are home sweet home. City residents, singles, couples, seniors and others may find this type of homeownership to be the best fit for their needs and budget.

5 mistakes to avoid when selling your home

Mistakes are great learning opportunities, but when it comes to a major transaction like selling your home, it’s best to learn from others and avoid making common mistakes. All home sellers want to sell their home for as much money and in as little time as possible, and all homebuyers want to buy a home ...

7 less-obvious things to do when you move into your new home

Moving into a new home is a daunting but exciting process. There are many well-known steps to follow: clean the home from top to bottom, connect your utilities, unpack your belongings, update your address with your contacts and service providers, etc. This article isn’t about those steps. Instead, here are seven less-common but worthwhile things ...

What real estate listing status terms mean

When is a home for sale not quite a home “for sale”? Surprisingly often. If you’re just starting your search for a new home, you may have noticed the numerous terms used to describe a home’s status on the market. To the uninitiated, this industry jargon can be a source of confusion and frustration, making ...

What to do if your home won’t sell

It’s a seller’s market in much of the US right now, but that doesn’t mean your home is guaranteed to sell right off the bat. You should be prepared for anything when putting your home on the market, and that includes the possibility that you might not receive any offers. What to do then? Here ...

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