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…
Wondering how escrow works and what's involved? You're in the right place! This
post will explain what you can expect throughout each of the stages of escrow.
The escrow process begins just after you accept an offer and ends when the buyer
receives possession of the home. Let's t…
Closing escrow entails filling out and reviewing paperwork, scheduling
appointments and staying on top of deadlines. With so many things at play,
buyers usually find it extremely helpful to have a thorough checklist to help
guide them through the process. Read on to see what you'…
The escrow process entails
filling out and reviewing paperwork, scheduling appointments and staying on top
of deadlines. With so many things at play, sellers usually find it extremely
helpful to have a thorough checklist that helps guide them through the process.
Read on to see…
It may sound strange, or even unreasonable, but a death on a property is
considered a material defect that must be disclosed to the buyer, according to
many state laws. Read on to learn more about disclosing a death.
State laws vary, but at least in California, the following do…
As you likely know, there are a number of fees involved in a real estate
. Mortgage fees fall into that category. This post will explain what mortgage
fees are, what they cover and who pays them.
What mortgage fees are involved in a sale?
Fees associated with applyi…
Wondering what escrow is
, how it
works, who is involved and what impact it has on your home sale? Read this for a
short and sweet explanation.
Some asset (in real estate, typically cash or a deed) that is held by an
independent third party. The assets will only be deliv…
As you've probably figured out, there are a number of fees involved in a real
estate sale - one of which is the escrow fee. This post will explain what an
escrow fee is, what it costs and who pays for it.
What is an escrow fee for?
An escrow fee is money paid to your title compa…
As part of a real estate transaction, most state laws require that water heaters
are braced against a wall.
This helps to ensure the water heater will not topple in earthquakes, and thus
harm people or break gas lines and cause a fire. Complying with water heater
During escrow , after the home
has been completed and the buyers have received conditional loan approval,
there's usually an appraisal conducted to determine the value of the property
being sold. Read on to learn what's involved in an appraisal and what it costs.
There are typically two types of Title Insurance: an Owner's Policy and a
Lender's Policy. This post will explain what each policy is for, who and what it
covers and who pays for it.
The Owner’s Policy insures the homeowner against defects in the title that were…
There are a number of fees involved
in buying and selling a home, and real estate transfer taxes fall into this
category. Curious about what transfer taxes are and what types of transfers
incur these fees? Keep reading for answers!
What is Transfer Tax?
When one person (or ent…