Posts by Zillow

5 Ways to Boost Your Down-Payment Fund

Kick your home-buying plan into high gear with smart tips to help you reach your savings goal in no time. More

Score Your Dream Home—With a Lowball Offer

It can be risky to go too low below an asking price, but you can increase your odds of success with these 5 tips. More

Should You Buy a House in Cash?

It may seem smart to invest liquid funds in real estate–until you consider these 3 reasons for keeping cash out of the deal. More

How to Stage Your Home to Sell

Most homeowners looking to sell could benefit from these five strategic design tweaks, like using landscaping to up curb appeal. More

Is the 10% Down Payment Back?

It disappeared after the financial crisis, but mortgage lenders are offering this low payment again. Should you take advantage? More

Get Your Furniture to Multitask

People are asking more from their furnishings—from desks that double as bike stands to dining room (pool) tables. More

Want More From Your Rental Agreement?

Ask these questions to get the best possible terms for your lease. More

How Mortgage Lenders Size You Up

Looking to buy a home? To get approved, you need to meet these criteria first. More

3 Real Estate Myths Debunked

Believing this “common knowledge” could ruin your efforts to buy or sell a home. More

How to Stage Your Home for Less

If you’re selling your home, make sure to check these inexpensive upgrades off. More