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Seller Leaseback & Owner Occupancy Requirements

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Sometimes sellers request to leaseback after the close of escrow. Such a leaseback can be great for sellers because they have the peace of mind of not moving until after the closing funds are deposited into their bank account. Leasebacks can also facilitate a faster closing than

Analysis of Common Seller Closing Costs

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You've prepared your house, held open houses and found your dream buyer who was already pre-approved for their loan. Inspections are done and repairs are all wrapped. All you need to do now is close on the deal. And if you're like most sellers, by this point you've probably also

The Best Pricing Strategy

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The best listing price strategy is to list at or below market value. A wealth of data supports this conclusion. Zillow's Data Says Never Price High Spencer Raskoff, the CEO of Zillow, wrote a book where he devoted a chapter to pricing and included Zillow data over millions of ho

Closing 101: A Guide for Home Bay Sellers

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The biggest difference between selling a home with Home Bay and hiring a traditional agent is we work remotely, not on-site. So what happens when it's time to close on your home sale?Here's everything you need to know. What happens after escrow? * Title paperwork is given to b

California Natural Hazard Disclosure Report 101

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SnapNHD is dedicated to providing home buyers and sellers with comprehensive natural hazard disclosure reports. In this post, you'll learn what a natural hazard disclosure (NHD) is, what the report covers, and what to look for. Understanding Your NHD Report: California law req

Seller's Guide: Preparing for Your Appraisal

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There are a number of things you can do to ensure your home appraisal goes smoothly and the appraiser's findings come out in your favor. Keep reading to learn how to prepare for your appraisal. How to prepare for your home appraisal 1. Justify your price in writing To help prov