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…
Home Bay takes the guesswork out of making an offer on a home your client has
found and loves. You may be a bit leery about how it works, especially
considering Home Bay isn't the conventional real estate process, but we promise,
thousands of agents will agree that submitting an…
When you put your home up for sale, it's not all that uncommon to quickly
receive offers from multiple potential buyers. Some of these buyers may say
they've been prequalified for a loan, and others might talk about being
preapproved. The difference between prequalification vs pr…
Having a buyer without an agent is a win/win for the buyer and seller because
the real estate agent fees go way down, and in some cases, the buyer gets a
rebate toward downpayment and closing costs.Submitting an offer without an agent
First, the buyer finds the home v…
We often hear from home sellers that they will only accept an offer at $X+ price
because their home is superior to another home in their neighborhood that just
sold for $X.We caution such sellers to be very careful. Here's why.
You can easily get tripped up by small data samples…
If you get a lowball offer, do you counter or do you simply ignore it and wait
for other offers to come in? Read on to find out what our expert real estate
Unless you are overwhelmed with multiple offers, you should respond to all
offers, even if you get a really…
When you go to sell a home, it can be a little bit confusing to figure out what
you're going to end up being financially responsible for. Read on for a brief
list of real estate fees you can expect to pay when you sell.
First, remember that who pays what varies greatly by loca…
Evaluating a California residential purchase agreement can seem daunting, but
there are really just a few key things you need to take a look at to
determine how to respond. Read on to learn what those things are and review your
offers with confidence!You should focus on the follo…
Unless you are slammed with many offers, you should respond to every offer to
purchase real estate, even if you get a “lowball” orcontingent offer
. Read on to learn why.
1. Bad Offers Can Turn into Good Offers:
If you don't respond to an offer or if you outright “reject” a…
Your home sale may not go as expected - and the resulting stress and anxiety can
cause you to make unwise decisions. Avoid mistakes by giving careful
consideration to the questions below and use your answers as a guide on what to
do to turn your situation around.
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…