Finding a home | Buy vs. build
Get the pros and cons to help you decide
What to look out for when buying a new build
Buying a new build property comes with unique challenges. Make sure you understand them before buying a new build.
Tips for buying an older house
Older homes have charm and character but may come with repairs. Learn what to consider when buying an older house.
10 questions to ask when viewing a house
Viewing homes can be fun but deciding on a home can be tough. Find 10 questions to ask when viewing a home.
Vacancy rate in real estate: What is it and how does it work?
The vacancy rate of your investment property is the percentage of unoccupied units. Learn about factors that influence vacancy rates and more.
What does “active under contract” mean in real estate?
When a home is “active under contract”, the seller has accepted an offer, but the home hasn't closed yet. Keep reading to learn more.
What is a bungalow?
A bungalow-style house is a one-story home with a unique architectural design. Learn about different types of bungalow homes and considerations before buying.
Can you back out of a house offer?
You may have put an offer in on a home and are wondering what it means if you were to back out. Explore what it means to back out of a house offer.
Exterior-only/drive-by, hybrid and desktop/online home appraisals, explained
There are other alternatives to traditional house appraisal - drive-by, online and hybrid home appraisals. Learn how they are different, how they work and more.
Best time to buy a house: Your guide to “buying season”
When is the best time to buy a house? While the seasons do affect supply, demand and prices, there may not be one best time to buy a house. Learn more here.