I'd like to hedge against my neighborhood home value. I'm not terribly concerned if the overall housing market fluctuates, since if I move and sell my home for less, I can buy a new home for less. ...
Is my winning bid at a trustee sale on a foreclosed home all inclusive, or can the trustee make us pay prorated taxes and home owner association fees? If we must pay the fees, when would they be ...
I've been researching the best ways to search for a home, and questions have come up about real estate agents. Getting a good real estate agent could potentially save you thousands of dollars, but ...
If you buy a new home before selling the old one, what could happen from not paying the old mortgage?
I'm researching the process of selling a home and buying a new one. Several articles warn against buying the new home before the old one is sold because you may end up having to pay two mortgages. I'm ...
What is the tax treatment for profit/loss on the sale of a home that is not your primary residence? Does length of ownership matter? USA rules, please.
When a fence between two properties needs repair/replacement who is usually responsible for paying? Do both neighbors split it 50/50? What about installing new one? Do neighbors split the cost? ...
I live in the NW US. I've been considering buying a house for some time now. But the market value of a house has been on a downward trend for years. I thought that around October last year the market ...
Previous owner of my home wants to buy it back but the property's value is less than my loan… what to do?
I've owned my home for close to 5 years and it's value is currently around $100k below my loan amount (according to zillow). I hate living here, and I've wanted to sell it for a long time. Today, ...
What are the usual terms of a "rent with an option to buy" situation? Is the selling price negotiated ahead of time? What does the renter potentially sacrifice except losing the equity of the rent? ...
I've thinking about buying a house, and how that would affect my net worth. It seems to me that if out of pocket + debt = value then the transaction shouldn't affect my net worth in the short term. ...