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How to detect lead paint in homes

Because homes built before 1978 often have lead paint and you'll likely want to renovate or make repairs at some point, test for lead paint before you buy.

Rent or buy: what to expect if you buy

In the decision whether to rent or buy, what to expect if you buy is that homeownership has pros and cons. So does renting. Weigh both and make the best choice for you.

How to buy home on contract

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

Buy home with no money down: options for buyers

The government offers low down payment loan programs and grants to cover down payments, so you may have options for buying a home with no money down.

Buy home low income: help available

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) offers several loan programs to help you get a mortgage to buy a home on low income.

Buy home for cash: benefits and drawbacks

Weigh the pros and cons before you buy a home for cash. You can avoid mortgage interest entirely, yet you won't have a home loan tax deduction.

Buy home now: first steps for buyers

These six steps will help you get ready to buy a home that you love and can afford for decades to come.

Buying foreclosed Texas homes: financial asistance programs

If you don't meet traditional financing requirements for buying foreclosed Texas homes, financial assistance programs can help

Buying foreclosed Virginia homes: financial assistance programs

The federal government and the state offer financial assistance programs for buying foreclosed Virginia homes

Buying Virginia foreclosed homes: financing options

The type of sale and property determines your Virginia foreclosed homes financing options