New Jersey has the highest real-estate taxes, $4,029, which is eight times more expensive than in Hawaii, the state with the lowest, $489.
Don't just go with the cheapest quote.
What are your options if you buy a new home and you find a fence incorrectly placed on your property?
Given the parameters, the Burns study found that rent payments were 34 percent cheaper than owning in Seattle, a difference of approximately $537 a month.
Consumers will have more time to review the total costs of their mortgage prior to closing.
A home inspection is a seller's chance to show there is nothing to hide in the home.
The study highlighted one big culprit not often discussed-demographics.