Prospective home buyers who don't have a long credit report may still be able to show lenders they're worth the risk by showing off their nontraditional credit.
Disputes over ceiling fans or curtains may seem trivial, but some real estate professionals say such squabbles have cost them deals.
In July, single-family new-home sales dropped to their lowest level in nine months. Economists blame the recent surge in mortgage rates.
Smoking can reduce a home's resale value by 20 percent, a recent study finds. And 88% of agents surveyed say it's more difficult to sell a home where the residents were smokers.
Topics: Working with Sellers