Buying a New Home

by Chris Gardner

Home blog Shakhammer has a useful article to prepare yourself for your new home purchase. As the article states, "you just cannot walk down to the realtor and buy the first house that you see..."

Read the full article here, and then check out Shakhammer's source from the New Homemaker.

The US Dept. of Housing and Urban development also offers these tips.

Buying a New Home

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The Best Return on Home Improvements

by Chris Gardner

 

"The truth is that most home improvements don't increase the value of your house as much as they cost...."

And so begins Soundmoneytips' article on wise investments when selling your home. They provide ten common ares to consider when preparing your home for a sale, with some surprising percentages on what can be a good investment and what will not. A link to a Home Sale Calculator also provides helpful hints and number crunching for values of...

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