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Before making a real estate transaction, both buyers and sellers should take care to ensure there is no environmental contamination of the land.
When selecting a house, think about more than just the basic structure. The site and environmental factors are other aspects to investigate.
This publication offers a simple guide to home maintenance and includes an inspection checklist.
This publication provides a checklist and legal guidelines to help you when you choose to rent.
This publication describes the responsibility of the many home buying professionals you will be working with, including realtors, surveyors, attorneys, architects, mortgage lenders, home inspectors, and appraisers.
This publication will help you understand the negotiating process in home buying.
This publication provides checklists to guide potential buyers as they check out homes before they put in a purchase offer.
This publication covers factors involved in purchasing a home, including when to buy, setting your priorities, house inspections, and managing expectations.
This factsheet discusses remodeling and changes that can be made to homes as residents age.
Should you buy a home? Or would you be better off renting? This publication lists the pros and cons of buying versus renting and examines the differences in responsibility.