Offers & Counters

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

Real Estate Fees: Costs of Selling a Home

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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

2 Reasons You Should Respond to Every Buyer Offer

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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

What If Your Home Sale Doesn't Go as Expected?

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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. Buyer Activity

What is Title Insurance and Who Pays For It?

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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. Owner's Policy: The Owner’s Policy insures the homeowner against defects in the title that were