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Whether you're a homeowner, aspiring house buyer or seller, or just live close to neighbors, you'll find a wealth of real estate information here.
Buying a Home: Overview
Interested in buying a house? Orient yourself to the steps ahead, from researching neighborhoods to closing the deal.
Contingencies to Include in Your House Purchase Contract
Inspections, financing, and other conditions you'd like to see met before you'll agree to close the deal.
Selling Your Home in a Hot Market
When inventory is low and eager buyers are driving prices up, how can a seller best strategize for a successful home sale--and avoid pitfalls?
Homeowners' Associations (HOAs) and CC&Rs: Know What You're Getting Into
Before you buy a house in a development, understand what sort of restrictions you may have to live with.
How to Avoid Foreclosure
Steps to avoid foreclosure—or at least minimize its impact.
Disputes Between Neighbors: Your State Laws
Select your state to learn about your state's laws.
Boundaries and Neighbors FAQ
Answers to your frequently asked questions about property lines and surveys.
Buying a Timeshare: Pros, Cons, and Form of Ownership
How does a timeshare work, exactly?
Can You Afford to Buy – And Own – a Second Home?
A detailed look at the costs of second-home purchase and ownership.
Is Buying a Mobile Home a Good Investment?
Mobile homes are unique investments; is one right for you?
Building a Tiny Home: Should I Put It on Wheels or on a Foundation?
Pros and cons of a permanent foundation versus wheels when constructing a tiny house.
Selling a Home in California? Key Legal Requirements
If you are selling a home in California, you need to be aware of many legal requirements.
Moving to California? What's Unique About Buying A Home There
From taxes to dual-agency relationships to disclosure requirements, California has some unique practices when it comes to purchasing real estate.
New York City Laws Governing Neighbor Relations
Where do your neighbors' rights end and yours begin? An introduction to state and local laws and rules.
Buying a New York Home? Roles Your Attorney and Real Estate Agent Will Play
The customary role of attorneys in New York home purchases can create confusion about where the real estate agent's role ends and the attorneys' role begins.
Why You Need Both a Lawyer and Real Estate Agent to Sell Massachusetts Home
As a home seller, what are the implications of Massachusetts being one of the few states in the country that is considered an “attorney state” for residential real estate transactions?
Buying a Massachusetts Home? Roles Your Attorney and Real Estate Agent Will Play
You'll need an attorney to help you buy a home in Massachusetts -- but what tasks does the attorney handle, and which does the real estate agent handle?
Legal Updates for Real Estate & Rental Property
Check out recent legal developments.
Michigan Real Estate: Buying, Selling, and Owning
Learn about legal and practical aspects of Michigan real estate transactions here.
Oregon Real Estate: Buying, Selling, and Owning
Learn about legal and practical aspects of Oregon real estate transactions here.
Florida Real Estate Buying, Selling, and Owning
What you need to know when buying a house in Florida.