HomeHomesBuying a HouseFinding a HomePage 2

Finding a Home

Woman on zoom at home

What are Zoom Towns? Why Remote Workers are Moving

With the COVID-19 pandemic establishing a new remote work culture, more and more professionals are pursuing the Zoom town life as remote workers – making a living working from home or elsewhere outside of an office. Thanks to the increased popularity of online meetings and virtual events, you can Zoom into work from anywhere. So...

Read More
House sales statistic

The Worst and Best Time of the Year To Buy a House

Did you know your calendar can play a role in helping you get the best purchase price for the home you want? The time of year you buy a home can impact how much you pay for it. We don’t need to tell you homes are expensive. If keeping an eagle eye on your calendar...

Read More
Driveway of residential houses

Property Title Search: What It Is and How It Works

If you’ve ever tried to buy a house, you’ve probably heard of a title. A title, specifically a property title, is a document that certifies ownership of an asset.  Naturally, when you buy a property, you and your mortgage lender want to ensure the title is accurate. For this reason, you’ll want to conduct a...

Read More
Kaleidoscope of houses

How Many Houses To Look at Before Buying

Looking at houses can be fun, but at some point, you’ll need to decide which one of them you want the keys to. For many of us, buying a home is the biggest, most expensive purchase we’ll ever make. Any amount of nerves is appropriate because, of course, you want to get it right. You...

Read More
Modern staircase in a new home

How To Buy a New Construction Home

There’s something special about buying a custom-made home. A new construction house gives you the freedom to design your own home to your particular specifications. Just don’t forget that new construction homes come at a premium, and you’ll have to endure a lot of planning and waiting. Even if you don’t want a fully customized...

Read More
Couple in a kitchen with their baby

Should You Take a First-Time Home Buyers Class?

Buying a home is a big decision. It may be the most expensive purchase you’ll ever make. Because the stakes are so high, you should learn as much as you can about the home buying process before you take the proverbial plunge. One way to do that is by taking a first-time home buyers class....

Read More
Young black woman with clipboard

How Do You Find a Real Estate Agent?

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, recruiting the right real estate agent is crucial. The wrong agent might cost you that cozy property on the sunny side of the street or sell your property well under market value. The right real estate agent will represent your best interests, so you should work with an...

Read More
A young couple moves into a house they bought without a real estate agent

How To Buy a House Without a REALTOR® or Real Estate Agent

For many first-time home buyers, the home buying process can feel like a journey into uncharted waters. That’s why many buyers recruit a real estate agent to help them navigate the home buying journey.  But you’ll find intrepid buyers who don’t need or want a real estate agent to help them buy a home. It...

Read More
Tools on red background

How Much Does It Cost To Build a House?

Finding the perfect home is a challenge. And if it feels like you can’t find a home that speaks to you, you may be considering building your dream home instead of buying an existing home that doesn’t check all your required boxes. Before you start drawing up the floor plan and picking out paint colors,...

Read More
Row of houses

Popular Types of Houses Worth Knowing

When beginning your home buying journey, you’re likely to come across many different types of homes. Terms like “midcentury modern” and “Art deco” can quickly become overwhelming, especially if you’re reading about new listings before photos are available. In addition to figuring out what these words mean, you’ll also need to discover which styles you...

Read More
Art deco room (orange, red, blue) for guide topic on buying a house

How To Buy a House in 2023: A Step-by-Step Guide

Buying a house is a big deal – for first-time buyers and repeat buyers alike.  Unlike shopping for groceries, clothes or even a car, buying a house isn’t something you can do in one day. Besides being more expensive than most other purchases you’ll make, the process of buying a home can be demanding and,...

Read More
black and white keys reflecting decision: should I buy a house?

Should I Buy a House? How To Know if You’re Ready

The rent vs. buy debate is as old as time. And for good reason – buying a house is a huge decision with long-term implications. Not to mention, it’s a huge financial investment. So, how do you answer the question, “should I buy a house?” The answer, unfortunately, is not cut and dry. There are...

Read More