Looking to buy a house? Only once you've got your financials in order does the fun really begin.
In episode three of Realtor.com's new series, actress Elizabeth Banks gives the lowdown on everything from open house etiquette to playing it cool with sales agents. Step one: agree with your partner on some basic criteria. Once you've found a property you're interested in, it's time to party.
Open houses are a great way to get intel on the local real estate scene from other buyers. Just be sure to play it cool, and don't fall for the snacks. There's a time and a place for cheese and crackers — and it's not when you're buying a house.
Watch all the episodes at realtor.com/learnwithliz. >>