Home Ownership Tips

Buying Tips

Smart Home Financing
The web offers ample resources to build your financial skills and guide you through the home financing process. Learn what you need to know about lending and mortgages before you buy.

Preparing for Homeownership
The process of buying a home requires diligent preparation. The following guides can be used as primers for homeownership.

Guide to Buying vs. Renting
The guide contains statistics and studies on home owners and renters as well as financing options and tips.

Selling Tips

Top 10 Remodeling Project Paybacks
Plus the top 10 cities where remodeling returns the most dividends. Are you in one of them? Find out in the 2008–2009 Cost vs. Value Report, from REALTOR® magazine and Remodeling.

Style, Stage and Sell!
REALTOR® magazine presents the latest trends in home design so you and your REALTOR® together can make informed decisions to spruce up your home and get it SOLD!