What you'll need for a mortgage application
The mortgage application process may seem daunting, but a little preparation can make it less stressful. Use this checklist to gather documents that may help expedite the process.
Journey to home: Building your own home
Here are some helpful tips to consider as you throw your hardhat into the home building ring.
How to adapt a home for a disabled family member
Here are a few tips for adapting a home for someone who has a disability.
Do you have what it takes to buy a house?
The homebuying process is packed with questions: How are the schools? Is this the best price? Will the next-door neighbor ever put away that rusty trampoline in the backyard? And how long can you put up with the horrifying Mad Men-style orange wallpaper in the basement? But of all the important questions—price, location, wallpaper—one of the most vital often goes unasked. Namely, is this the best time for you to buy a house?
Why winter homebuying is hot
Being a winter homebuyer can offer several benefits, including less competition, deals on homes and faster closing times.
Mortgage loans decoded: A guide to homebuying terms
Today's complex, sometimes lengthy process can befuddle even the financial savvy borrower. With that in mind, here's a short cheat sheet to help you navigate the terms you'll encounter during your home lending process—and find your way into your new home.
House to Home: Artist finds inspiration at home
Artist and baker Christine McConnell takes a chance, buying a house on a tight deadline and renovating on a limited budget. That house, infused with her offbeat style, is featured in her books and social media.
Key lessons, from experienced homeowners
Buying a home is possible at any age with the right resources and education to inform your decision.
Should you rent or buy a home?
The transition from renting to owning a home can have a great deal of unexpected things to consider.