Buying a House

Need house buying tips? Get advice and help buying a house using this free lesson, which covers the main things you need to think about.

Finding a house

real estate agent with House for Sale sign

To find and buy a house, many people work with a real estate agent. He or she has access to data that shows which houses are for sale and at what price, as well as details such as house and lot size and number of rooms. The more detailed you are about what you want, the easier the househunting process will be.

Consider the following:

As you look for a house, consider neighborhood factors such as public schools, parks and community centers, economic centers, shopping areas, and crime rates.