Real estate can be an incredibly lucrative investment, and when ready to sell, whether it’s a primary residence or an investment property, knowing exactly what you’re up against and how to determine the bottom line means there’ll be no hidden surprises when it comes down to what you actually make off the sale of your […]
Many people are surprised to learn that real estate agents commission rates are not regulated. In fact, they’re 100% negotiable, no matter what state you’re in. If selling your home, you’ll likely want to hire a real estate agent to handle the process, which can be daunting. The real estate brokerage commission rate is not […]
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If you’re selling your home to a buyer who is taking out a conventional loan, you’re probably wondering what costs you’re going to have to pay at closing. This post will define some of the most common conventional loan costs that impact California home buyers and sellers and will explain who is responsible for paying each fee.
If you live in an area with a homeowner’s association, you may notice an HOA transfer fee listed in the closing cost ledger. This post will explain what an HOA transfer fee is, what it covers, who pays for it and how to learn more about transfer fees in your community.