It needs to be perfect for the next buyer too. Here are the most effective upgrades, according to a Realtor survey.
Prices are low -- so low 46% of us are paying in cash, a survey shows.
One possibility: A high-interest bridge loan.
Controversial, maybe, but the famed Case and Shiller claim evidence of a two-way wealth effect in real estate.
Today's low interest rates make reverse mortgages something of a bargain, one professor points out.
Ask first what mortgage rates will do, and then whether you're trading up or down.
If you aren't happy with a product or service, how do you stop payment?
How to market right, stay off the real estate agent blacklist and sell your home.
Put simply: The first-time buyer doesn't have to sell a home to buy another.
Young adults appear to have got the message: Debt is best kept to a minimum.