If I was going to spend thousands of dollars on a home, I'd certainly spend a couple more to make sure of the home's condition. It will not only show you what you need to be concerned about, it will also give you peace of mind.

Since ours have been low for so long, we have to do some catching up.

Who knew? I just play as hard as I can every game, and sometimes you'll get the right opportunity.

When you buy a home, the last thing you want to do is come up with another $1,500 for a new furnace.

Unfortunately, both are running out of capacity at the same time.

Normally, you can get by with 5 percent down, depending on price range.

It can be as little as $1, but normally it's $500, $1,000 or $2,000.

We will offer some insight on how the real estate process works.