These days, determining home value is as much an art as it is a science. We’ll explain the different approaches professionals use--and why they can yield very different results for the same property--and help you get started researching your home’s value on your own.
Whether you’re buying or selling, an essential step in the home valuation process is a thorough appraisal. A good appraisal can seal a deal; a bad one can stop it in its tracks. Get the inside scoop from pros.
It doesn’t take a lot of money to grow your home’s value. It just takes smart planning. With the right projects, a modest investment can yield major returns. Follow our advice to find the high-value upgrades that fit best with your house and your budget.
Start putting your home equity to work for you. Learn the ins and outs of refinancing, how you can benefit, and when to take advantage of lower rates.