Buying a Home

Buying a home can be incredibly exciting and is a sound investment in your future. However, the task can be very daunting and many questions will come up through the process. Come to Bright Hub for advice on choosing a realtor, viewing homes, inspections, offers and negotiations and more. Also read articles on different home styles and types, terminology, buying foreclosed homes and other pertinent information.

How Do I Find Out Who Owns a Certain House

You are driving down a street, and you see a home that you love. There is no “for sale sign” but you are curious and ask, “how do I find out who owns a certain house?” The answer to this is that you have to do some investigative work to find the owner. However, homeowners can be tracked down.

Find Out How Much House Sitters Cost

So you finally have the opportunity to take that family vacation you’ve been putting off for years—but there’s a problem! You have 3 dogs, 2 cats, a garden that’s your baby & the only time the plumber can come is when you’re on vacation! So, how much do house sitters cost—because now, you need one!

Can You Buy a House with Bad Credit?

Higher down payments, escrow requirements and higher interest rates are likely to be required when buying a home when you have bad credit. Being prepared helps and understanding the market is also helpful. Avoiding predatory lending practices is also a big concern when you have a weak credit score.