The end of financial year is for the finance industry what summer is to your social calendar – mayhem. Our advice? Do your homework early and get moving on managing your debt now, rather than later. If you’ve racked up the debt post-silly season it could...

Whether you’re moving across town or across the country, here's how to make your new community feel like home. Moving to a new neighborhood is tough, and it gets harder when the move includes relocating to a new city or neighborhood. Finding your sense of place...

Launching your home sale as an off-market listing may be a viable option to keep it on the down low. What are off-market listings? The real estate market is hot, with homes in competitive markets like Nashville, TN, and Portland, OR, often snapped off the market in...

Phase one of any major construction project? Get the neighbors on your side. Here’s how. If you’re considering buying a fixer, or a gorgeous one-story home that would be even better with two stories, have fun with the dreaming and designing, but don’t forget the bigger...

If you're wondering how to sell your house fast, you probably don't have a whole lot of time for chitchat. You have zero time to spend researching the current housing market and pondering how it'll affect your home sale. You just want the guidance—plain and...

Worried about the rise of a bubble? Watch out for these signs. If you buy during a bubble, overpaying for your home, you might be forced to sell for less than the property is worth—either that or hunker down and stay put until you can build...

Thinking about selling your home? These easy-to-follow photography tips will give it the best presentation possible. Before you take a picture, turn off all the lights. I pull up the shades, tie back the curtains, and shoot before four in the afternoon so that the...

While many people stress out over passing the real estate agent test, their focus is really on the wrong end of the problem. You'll pass the test if you study. But if you don't pay attention to the five items below, you will most likely...

Are you planning your retirement nest egg? If so, investing in property can be a profitable strategy. Discover how you can include property in your retirement plans, and what things to consider before you buy....

When all of your house hunting leads you the the perfect home, it’s time to get down to business. To make an offer on a house is no a small thing—after all, it’s one of the biggest purchases you’ll make in your life—so it’s important...