For Consumers

Buying a home can seem like a daunting process. And it will probably be one of the biggest, most important investments you’ll make. Browse the subjects below for information that will be useful as you consider your options.


Homebuying Tips and Advice: Step-by-Step

We all know that buying a home isn’t the same as shopping for a jacket and paying for it by whipping out your debit card. But does it have to be so hard? Actually, no, it doesn’t. READ MORE

Finding a REALTOR® and Viewing Homes

Emotions run high when house-hunting. You need an agent you trust to keep you sane. READ MORE

First-time Homebuyer?

Buying a home is one of the largest investment a person can make in their lifetime. It takes time, perseverance and sacrifice. If you’ve bought a home or plan to do so, you know what we’re taking about! READ MORE

Benefits of Working with a REALTOR®

REALTORS® are members of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribe to its strict Code of Ethics. When you’re buying a home, here’s what an agent who’s a REALTOR® can do for you. READ MORE

Remodeling Tips and Advice

Itching for a big change? Expert remodeling ideas and DIY remodeling tips from real homeowners will inspire your next project.  READ MORE

Information on Housing Affordability

Affordable housing is an issue in many communities across the United States. Many cities and towns have innovative programs designed with affordability in mind. READ MORE



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