Pros and Cons of Homeowners Associations: What to Know About HOAs Before You Buy
If you’re shopping for a new house, you’re likely to come across at least a few properties that are part of a homeowners association, or HOA. Some 26 million homes…
Foundation
Everything rests on a home’s foundation. When you’re looking to potentially buy a home, there are a few things you may want to notice about its foundation. Watch the video…
Katy, Texas
It’s no secret the Houston area is booming. In fact, a recent study by Atlanta-area relocation firm WelcomeMat Services ranks one of the city’s ZIP codes as the fastest growing in the…
Denver vacation property
Summer is a popular season for buying a vacation home in the Colorado Rockies, says Denver-area Realtor Bryan Messick. But, he says, finding the right place requires careful research, good…
Retirement in Phoenix
The Phoenix metro area is the nation’s fastest-growing retirement destination, according to a study by the Brookings Institution. With nearly 300 days of sunshine a year, temperatures that rarely dip…
Buying a New Home in Houston: What You Should Know
Houston leads the United States in new home construction and is the “capital of master-planned communities in the country,” according to John Burns, CEO of John Burns Real Estate Consulting.…
choosing your new car
In the market for a family vehicle? Whether it’s a sport-utility vehicle big enough to seat six on a summer road trip or a small electric car perfect for zipping…
Atlanta skyline
ITP or OTP? If you live in the Atlanta area, you already know what these acronyms mean. But if you’re new in town, you may be wondering what all the…
Buying a Home in Phoenix’s Developing Neighborhoods
Phoenix is full of developing neighborhoods, which offer the chance to buy a new home in an up-and-coming area. But before you take the plunge, beware: Neighborhoods don’t always develop…
used car inspection
Buying a used car can be a little daunting. You want to know you’re getting a safe, well-maintained car for a good price. Unfortunately, there are those unscrupulous folks out…