Buying a House

Buying a home will be the single-most expensive purchase of your life, but fear not. We'll help you navigate the real estate world and find the perfect home for you and your family. Plus: Is now the right time to buy?

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4 Ways to Safeguard Your Relationship Through a Move

Figuring out what to spend, where to live, and what matters most about your future home is fraught with emotion. Here’s how you can manage the roller-coaster ride together.

What Real Estate Agents Want You To Know About House Hunting While Pregnant

Real-estate agents are experts in more than floor plans and financing. Here’s their best advice for finding a home fit for your growing family.

3 Things to Do NOW to Protect Your Family From the Equifax Data Breach

The Social Security numbers and other identifying information of millions of Americans were compromised. Should you be worried about your data—or your children's?

Smooth Move: Make Moving Easier on You and Your Kids

Relocating your family can be exciting, but also stressful for you and your kids. Our advice will help dial down the drama, so everyone can have a smooth move.

The Family Home-Buying Guide

The economy's improving, but the housing market remains tricky. Our guide will help you avoid a costly mistake—and find the perfect place for your crew.

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First Home Buyer's Guide

Tired of renting but worried you can't afford to buy? Experts and parents share their tips on how to land your first house.