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Buyer’s agent or listing agent: what’s the difference?

There are distinct differences when a real estate agent represents a buyer or a seller and you should be aware of them before you become either one.

Houses for sale: what listing sites won't tell you about finding the perfect home

Before you start house hunting and spend hours searching through houses for sale, consider what the listing sites won't tell you. There are many factors other than price and size that determine your perfect home.

Home Buying for Dummies one of the 9 best home buying books

There are many home buying books on the market that can help you learn to simplify the process and avoid common mistakes. Home Buying for Dummies is one of the recommended reads.

Home buying guide for today's market: 6 first steps

When you are ready to purchase a home, whether it’s your first or forth, a home buying guide can help. These six steps may make your buying process more simple and streamlined.

Find real estate agencies in your area

When it's time to buy a home, important early steps include finding real estate agencies that fit your home search, interviewing a few agents and picking the right match for your area and personality.

Mobile homes for sale: pros vs cons of mobile homes

If you want to own your own home without borrowing a couple hundred thousand dollars, you may want to look at mobile homes for sale. Manufactured homes are affordable and may be moved when you move.

How to buy a home after chapter 7

It is not impossible to buy a home after a Chaper 7 bankruptcy. Although you may be able to buy immediately, you may get better mortgage terms and a lower down payment requirement if you wait two years.

How to buy a home after a short sale

If you want to buy a home after a short sale, finding the proper home loan may depend on the money you have for a required down payment.

Buy home: lease option has pros and cons

If you are building your credit, and want to a buy home, a lease option may be an ideal way to achieve homeownership.

How to buy home on contract

Learn how you can achieve homeownership without getting a traditional mortgage if you buy a home on contract.