What One Stop Shops Don't Tell Homebuyers

Purchasing a home can be a daunting process. First you need to find the right real estate agent and then right property. Then you need to line up the financing, secure an inspection and get an appraisal. Normally, each of these steps requires a separate entity.

A growing number of so-called “one stop shops” have cropped up across the New York metro area promising a more convenient way to accomplish all those steps under one roof. But that convenience may actually cost consumers a lot more in the long run. Here to tell us more about it is freelance reporter Alex Ulam.

For more, check out Alex Ulam's article Home Shops: 'One Stop' on the Road to Foreclosure.