We’ve all heard the saying: location, location, location. When it comes to homebuying, certain businesses and services can move into your existing neighborhood and drive down home values, or you could find home values are less in areas where such places exist. Realtor.com decided to take a closer look by comparing the median home price within zip codes near certain facilities.
Lots of people are considering what it takes to own a second home – a cabin in the woods, a condo on the beach. Whatever your second home looks like, it’s a huge investment akin to buying your primary residential home! How do you know if it’s time to look into buying that vacation hideout?
Life is all about give and take - this is also true for home buying. If you find yourself with a sprawling wish list of features for your new home, don’t be surprised if you have to make some concessions. But don’t take it too hard – realtor.com has asked some experts about which compromises are worth making when it comes to finding your new home.