Even through a recession buying a home is a sound financial investment and plan for your future. Our articles, guides and tips will bring you through the home buying process from start to finish. Read articles on home styles and terminology, get help in choosing a real estate agent, and advice on financing your home. Very soon you’ll be living in the home of your dreams! Bright Hub’s Home Buying, Selling & Renting Channel also covers such vast topics as Real Estate Law, where we answer your legal questions on home ownership, buying and selling and fraud. We also cover selling your home, flipping a house, purchasing and managing investment properties. Know your rights and responsibilities, whether you’re renting a home or a landlord. All this and much more inside! Read articles by Realtors, home owners, peers and professionals, comment and share your experience and opinion.
There are various passages of time we know we will live through, such as learning to drive, having a child or buying your first home, and they become major life events as they should be and downsizing and the reasons to move are at the heart of this.
Whether you’re in high school or college, working in a mailroom or at an investment bank, that first internship or job can be both exciting and stressful. Throw in the fact that many people’s first internships are in a new city, and the experience can become overwhelming.
Buying a home is an exhilarating and sometimes scary experience. However, sometimes it can be just plain annoying. Here are five common occurrences to be prepared for.
Buying a house is a huge undertaking to begin with, but buying a house in a different state presents unique challenges. Here are some helpful tips on how to house hunt out of state.
My husband and I have been renting for 2 years now, and as we’ve been contemplating buying a home, we’ve realized it’s not so cut and dry. Renting may feel like throwing money down the drain, but buying a home is a big investment that doesn’t always pay off in all circumstances.
Before you hire a real estate agent to market your home or you stick that “For Sale by Owner” sign into the front yard, do your due diligence. Take off your seller’s hat, put on your buyer’s hat, and evaluate your home. If you don’t like what you see, neither will the buyer. Here’s what to fix.
Finding a suitable rental and signing a lease are not terribly difficult. What would you do, though, if a property manager asked a highly personal question or wanted an exorbitant deposit amount? Test your know-how by answering these questions.
Homebuyers and sellers often deal with minor issues that may seem impossible to overcome. The legalities regarding home buying and ownership may seem confusing, but many of them are fairly straightforward and easy to understand. Learn more about the common legal challenges of home ownership.
Search for and find your new home or apartment with the resources in our rental guide. Learn what you need to know before you sign a lease or rental agreement to avoid costly mistakes.
Buying a home can be satisfying or stressful event. Here’s an easy way to make sure you know the most important things about home buying before you hire a real estate agent or start looking at property. Test your real estate knowledge and get helpful tips along the way.