House Hunting Archive

With so many choices to make, shopping for a home can be an overwhelming experience. Learn everything you need to know to become an expert house hunter, from identifying red flags to evaluating neighborhoods to choosing a great buyer’s agent.

Open House Tips for Buyers: How to Find Your Dream Home

Open House Tips for Buyers: How to Find Your Dream Home

What makes the perfect home? There is no one right answer. The perfect home for you depends on your needs, the size of your family, your architectural preferences, and so on. Some people may alr...

5 Real Estate Agent Tricks that Help Home Buyers Save Big

5 Real Estate Agent Tricks that Help Home Buyers Save Big

A good realtor doesn’t just help you to find a lovely home in a good location, they help you to save as much money as you possibly can. They use different techniques they’ve learned over the years...

Everything Buyers Need to Know About “As Is” Home Sales

At a Glance:   Meta Description: You go to a clothing store and score a killer deal on “as is” designer jeans with a missing belt loop. Simple fix and you can still afford that fan...

Looking for Old Farmhouses for Sale? Read This Guide First

Looking for Old Farmhouses for Sale? Read This Guide First

While no two real estate transactions are identical, buying an old farmhouse is an entirely different undertaking than purchasing a regular house. Would-be buyers should carefully consider a variety o...

5 Ways to Find Open Houses Happening Near You Today

5 Ways to Find Open Houses Happening Near You Today

Visiting open houses is a key step in your journey towards buying a home. Seeing pictures of the home online and reading about its features is one thing, but visiting the property and assessing it you...

Looking to buy a 100-year-old house? Before you let the enchantment of the home sway you, make sure you’re making the right choice. Here’s what you should know.

7 Things to Know about Buying a 100 Year Old House

Many people dream of owning an old Victorian home or a little piece of history in a small town. It's easy to see why the beauty of an old home can enchant. However, if you fail to thoroughly inspect a...

7 Real Estate Tools that Will Help You Find Your Dream Home

7 Real Estate Tools that Will Help You Find Your Dream Home

Scoping out the perfect home to purchase may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be so difficult. You'll need time, patience, and a few helpful tools to find your ideal property. He...

How to Find Out If Someone Died In the House You’re Buying

How to Find Out If Someone Died In the House You’re Buying

Suicide. Murder. Death. Sure, you may enjoy watching Lieutenant Horatio Caine pick apart crime scenes on CSI: Miami, but these aren’t words you want to think about when imagining relaxing in your dr...

Looking for Castles for Sale in U.S.A.? Read This First

Looking for Castles for Sale in U.S.A.? Read This First

As children, we all heard bedtime stories about brave knights, scary dragons, and fantastical castles — but have you ever dreamed of owning your own castle? If you think you can only find the gra...

How to Tell if the House You're Planning to Buy is Haunted

How to Tell if the House You’re Planning to Buy is Haunted

If you’ve ever watched a scary movie or heard a tale of a family buying a haunted house, you might have wondered if this could ever happen to you. Some people don’t believe in ghosts, but many peo...