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A home inspection can be a terrifying process to newbie buyers: What if the house you adore has major problems hiding beneath that shiny new coat of paint? If you lie awake haunted by visions of mold or "foundation issues," it's time to take a...

REALTOR® Magazine recently hosted a live webcast about how reverse mortgages, also known as home equity conversion mortgages (HECMs), can be used to help seniors finance the purchase of a home in addition to their traditional purpose of enabling people to borrow against the equity...

Existing-home sales rebounded in September as first-time home buyers flooded the market. Sales to first-time home buyers topped a 34 percent share in September, the highest in more than four years, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Total existing-home sales – which are completed transactions...

Not everyone has a fortune stashed away for a major home remodel. So smaller-scale projects, such as replacing windows, siding or a front door, are gaining in popularity among homeowners. Compared with a full remodel, replacement projects cost less and can offer a higher return...

Buying your first home conjures up all kinds of warm and fuzzy emotions: pride, joy, contentment. But before you get to the good stuff, you’ve got to cobble together a down payment, a daunting sum if you follow the textbook advice to squirrel away 20%...

NAR (The National Association of REALTORS®) has released it's 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers report. Click below to download the full .PDF. ...

What are the keys to happiness? Research reveals how you can be happier in your personal and professional life. Stay positive. “Bad things happen to everyone, including happy people,” writes Travis Bradberry, co-writer of “Emotional Intelligence 2.0” and co-founder of TalentSmart. “Instead of complaining about how things...

 7 REASONS YOU SHOULD BUY A HOME NOW Rents are rising at a faster pace than home prices, especially in central and coastal Florida while Mortgage interest rates are still favorable. Click the image below for a full-sized downloadable .PDF version. ...

7 SMART HOME DEVICES THAT COULD PAY OFF WHEN YOU SELL 7 Smart home devices that could pay off when it comes time to sell. Click the image below for a full size and downloadable .PDF version.   ...