Courtesy of the National Association of Realtors® VOICEOVER: On April 11, 1968 the Fair Housing Act was enacted into law, recognizing that property rights should not be abridged because of discrimination, based on race, color national origin or religion. Resistance,...
How To Prepare for House-Hunting
Don’t wait until you’ve found a home to get approved for a mortgage, investigate insurance, or consider a moving schedule. Being prepared will make your bid more attractive to sellers.
Questions to Ask When Choosing a Lender
Loan terms, rates, and products can vary significantly from one company to the next. When shopping around, these are a few things you should ask about.
Finance a Home, Creatively
Investigate local, state, and national down payment assistance programs or explore these other methods for creatively financing a house.
Questions to Ask a Home Inspector
Ask inspectors how long they’ve been working in the field and how many inspections they’ve completed.
Checklist: Your Mortgage Application
Every lender requires documents as part of the process of approving a mortgage loan. Here are documents you’re generally required to provide.
What to Know About the Appraisal Process
Once you are under contract, the buyer’s lender will send out an appraiser to make sure the purchase price is in line with the property’s value.
7 Reasons to Own A Home
Learn more about these seven reasons to own a home.
7 Reasons to Work With a REALTOR®
REALTORS® aren’t just agents. They’re professional members of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribe to its strict code of ethics.
Find the Best Agent to Sell Your House
Ask detailed questions about their experience and skills to help you find the right agent for your home sale.