How to know if you should rent or buy a home?



While everyone needs a place to live, it may be better to rent a house as opposed to buying in some situations. However, there are also many good reasons to buy a house as opposed to renting. How do you determine whether your money is better spent making a rent payment or making a mortgage payment?

New Home Dream: How to Know When to Build or Buy



As the single biggest investment a couple will make over their lifetime, purchasing a home is a dream come true.

More affordable to buy than rent in 66 markets



Making monthly house payments on a three-bedroom property is more affordable than paying fair market rent on a three-bedroom property in 188 of the 285 counties analyzed

7 Things Buyers Want in a Home



Obviously, not everyone wants the same thing in a home but knowing what the majority wants will improve your ability to quickly flip a home for the highest profit or get the highest price if you’re selling your own residence. If you’re going to be remodeling a home, it pays to know what most people […]

Where the Best Foreclosures Roam



It is no secret that investors can gain windfalls by buying some foreclosed properties. A recent study shows clear advantages to buying forclosures in some cities too. Where price is the determining factor, clearly some places are better than others. But depressed markets have their down side too. Forbes’ list of cities most likely to drop prices again this year reveals at least cost advantages if the investor does his or her homework.

The 10 Best Cities to Buy a Home



CNN Money just compiled the list of top small cities to relocate to. If living as close to Utopia as possible is in your plans or dreams, then these 10 towns may be right up your alley. Sometimes location is everything, and for the home buyer looking for the perfect place to raise a family, this list is a good place to start.

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