Selling a House

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Realtor Fees: What to Expect When Selling a House

When it comes to property ownership, there are several ways that people can hold titles. Tenancy in common (TIC) is one of these types of ownership.

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Tenancy In Common: Understanding TIC And How It Works

People buy their homes for a number of reasons. Affordability, stability, and comfort are some of the most important factors. However, appreciation must also be considered when you’re thinking about buying or selling a home.

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Understanding Home Appreciation: Home Appreciation Calculator

Seller concessions, sometimes referred to as seller contributions, are made during the purchase of a home. They are agreements between a buyer and seller about who will cover certain costs, including closing costs or last-minute repairs on the house. Closing fees usually cost buyers between two and five percent of the...

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What Are Seller Concessions & How Do They Work?

Realizing you might not be able to pay your upcoming mortgage payments can be stressful. Whether your source of income has changed or your life circumstances have made it difficult to stay on top of your mortgage, the prospect of losing your home is not only frustrating but devastating.

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I Can't Pay My Mortgage, What Are My Options?

A bridge loan is a short-term loan a borrower may use while a more long-term financing contract is finalized. Bridge loans are common in real estate when someone needs to buy a new house before their existing house has sold. These short term loans typically come with a higher interest rate. Additionally, many banks...

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What Is a Bridge Loan? Everything You Need to Know

For homeowners and prospective homebuyers alike, few documents carry as much legal weight as the house deed. But if you’re unfamiliar with the world of real estate, these documents can be difficult to understand.

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What is a House Deed? Home Buying Fundamentals

If you find a property that you’re highly interested in buying but are concerned that the seller might choose another offer over your own, you may consider making a deposit in escrow to show that you’re committed to your offer. This deposit is called an “earnest money deposit,” and is a great way to back up your offer...

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What Is Earnest Money? | Earnest Money Deposit Explained

If you’re buying a home, it’s nearly impossible to avoid hearing someone talk about escrow. This may be a foreign word as it’s not necessarily part of someone's normal banking or money management practices.

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What Is Escrow? Understanding The Process

Buying a home? You’ll likely need to get it appraised before you receive the clear to close. If you’re wondering what is the home appraisal process, or why you should care, this article is for you. We’ll cover everything you need to know on both the buy and sell side of the appraisal.

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What Is The Home Appraisal Process? How Appraisals Work

Selling your home for your desired price isn’t as simple as sticking a ‘For Sale’ sign in your front yard and signing a few papers. If you want to get top dollar for your home, you’ll want to consider many variables. There are a few tips and tricks of the trade that will not only help you recieve top dollar for your...