A Condo, House or Townhouse. Making the Right Choice

Condo, house or townhouse: What home type is best for you? A single-family home gives you more independence, but also comes with greater responsibility. A condo or townhouse offers amenities and frees you from snow removal, lawn care and outside maintenance. To make a smart decision, weigh the following factors before you go home shopping….

End the Arguing: How a Couple Can Compromise When Home Shopping

You and your SO have made the decision to buy your first home. And that’s where agreement ends. Your thoughts on home style and location are at opposite ends of the spectrum, and the bridge loosely connecting the two? Way wide. Don’t let bickering get the better of you. Follow these steps to establish some…

Home Shopping Time Wasters (and How to Avoid Them)

Worried you’ll waste too much time on the wrong one (hmm, sounds like a past dating experience) or rush into a less-than-stellar buying decision? The key to confident home shopping is being able to spot problems from the jump and bounce when necessary. By following these time-saving tips, first-time home buyers are sure to shop…