Buying and Selling

A Checklist for Home Buyers

James O’Brien
It hasn’t always been easy out there for home buyers. But being a buyer on the housing market doesn’t have to be an intimidating situation. Real-estate experts are expecting an influx of house-hunters during the second half of this... Continue

The Pros and Cons of Selling Your Own Home

Geoff Williams
It's a question that has crossed the mind of many a homeowner looking to put their house on the market, even if only for a nanosecond: Should I sell my house without a real estate agent? It's a logical question. If you sell your house on... Continue

Most and Least Affordable States to Retire

Deborah Huso
Although retirement is a time that many of us are looking forward to, there is nothing that can ruin the bliss of newfound leisure more than not having enough money to do all the things you've dreamed of doing. And if you're on a fixed... Continue

Renting vs. Owning: Which Option Is Right for You?

Loretta Waldman
Home ownership has long been considered a pillar of the American Dream – a sought-after goal with long-term financial benefits that renting simply doesn’t afford. That’s what many were told growing up, anyway. “Paying rent is like... Continue

5 Tips to Boost Your Home’s Visitability

The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence
A newly coined term, ‘visitability’ refers to how easy it is to access a building, whether it’s commercial or residential. Although it mostly speaks to construction changes, interior and exterior design changes can also be... Continue