Buying a House

Learn all you need to know about buying a new or used house. We offer helpful advice on everything from what to look for to where you should buy your next home.

How to Save for Your First Home

David Beart
Millions of new home buyers face the same challenge every year: how to save enough money to make a down payment on a first home. The devil is in the...

Is It Best To Buy Overseas?

Staff
We’re living in a global age where the economics of countries far beyond our borders have an effect on what happens in the UK. With that in mind, property investors...

Financing a Second Home

Staff
There are two reasons why people purchase a second home. The way that a second home is financed will often depend on the type of second home it is classified...

Buying a Spec Home – Pros and Cons

Staff
While many of us are happy to buy a home that someone else has lived in, there are also many couples and families who are not so enamored with the...

Buying a Show Home – Is it a Good Idea?

Staff
Builders or building companies often construct a model or “show home” to use as a live advertisement for their work, especially when they’re building a new subdivision or exclusive communities....

Buying a Home in a Competitive Market

Staff
Many people found out in 2005 just how difficult buying a home could be. That year saw a record number of homes sold in the United States and Canada, and...