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Mar. 2, 2012
It seems today like you can't drive through a neighborhood -- regardless what part of the country you're in -- without seeing at least a few bank-owned properties for sale. But while it's never good news when people can't afford to stay in their homes, foreclosures aren't all bad. They also represent a chance for buyers and investors to score great deals on properties. Take our quiz to see how much you know about foreclosures, real estate and the home-buying process!
Feb. 9, 2012
With so many foreclosed properties on the market these days, more and more people are curious about what they need to do to buy these repossessed properties. Take this quiz to see if you're ready to purchase a foreclosed house.
Jan. 26, 2012
Ready to jump into the real estate market? Whether you're looking to buy your first home or invest in some rental property, foreclosed properties often offer up great discounts for those willing to put in a bit of extra effort.
Jan. 26, 2012
Foreclosed properties are not hard to find in today's housing market, but you can't just walk up to a bank and buy one. Well, technically you could, but you wouldn't want to. There are things you need to do before purchasing a foreclosed home.
May. 17, 2011
If you want to buy a new or used house but can't afford the market price, consider buying one at an auction. Read this article to learn how to buy a house at auction.
May. 3, 2011
Life in a suburban split level isn't the only option if you're daring, desperate or have some architectural savvy. The old lady who lived in the shoe may have been an extreme home pioneer. These days, people feather their nests in some pretty peculiar places. Let's see if you can suss out fact from fiction when it comes to some notably weird, wacky and futuristic dwellings.
Apr. 7, 2011
Nearly two in five existing homes suffer from some type of major defect. Will your home inspector catch those problems?
Apr. 5, 2011
Empty nesters and retirees are the most likely candidates for downsizing, but in today's real estate and financial markets, many people are considering trading their current home for a smaller one as a solution to financial pressures.
Mar. 29, 2011
Before you buy a house, it's recommended that you always get a home inspection to weed out any problems. But the inspection doesn't cover everything, so you'll have to be a super sleuth yourself to expose potential issues.
Jun. 28, 2010
Downsizing your home could mean saving some serious cash, but it isn't just about money. Before you consider sizing down, you may want to ask yourself these 10 questions.