Everyone Has to Pay There are costs involved in every purchase transaction. The mortgage company incurs costs when underwriting and processing your loan. The title company incurs costs by researching ...
Your home is appraised, inspected, painted, repaired, and ready for sale! You have a set price and a list of criteria for the perfect buyer. You have a sign on the front lawn and an e-mail to all your...
In taking on the responsibility of selling your own home, you have the added task of appraising not only your property, but the people who wish to bid on it. Whether you are hosting an open house or t...
With a few exceptions, most of the nation is either in transition or has already made the transition from a sellers market to a buyers market. What this means exactly is that now may be the best time ...
Purchasing your first home is a big step, that comes with some very serious decisions. Many homebuyers are intimidated by the process, and continue renting much longer than they should, or need to. ...
Do you have old blinds that are the worse for wear and need replacing? Are the draperies from window to window different colors and look like a kaleidoscope? Are some window coverings up and some do...
If you put less than 20 percent down on a home mortgage, lenders often require you to have Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI). PMI protects the lender if a home buyer were to default on the loan.PMI is ...
So you have finally found the house you want, and now, you are ready to ¡°make an offer¡± or in other words sign a purchase contract. If you are a first-time buyer, you should keep the following ...
So you have finally found the house you want, and now, you are ready to ¡°make an offer¡± or in other words sign a purchase contract. If you are a first-time buyer, you should keep the followi...
So you've survived most of the escrow process with very little wear and tear, you are now in the final stages of escrow and the purchase of your house is soon to close. What exactly occurs during clo...