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What Do Real Estate Attorneys Do?

What Do Real Estate Attorneys Do?

In some states, you are required to have a real estate attorney in order to buy or sell a house. And while in other states having an attorney is optional, it can actually be a real benefit. Spending money on…

How to Vet a Real Estate Agent

How to Vet a Real Estate Agent

Buying or selling a home is a huge financial transaction — one of the biggest you’ll make in your lifetime. It can also be one of the most complicated transactions you tackle. That’s why it can be so beneficial to…

Appraisal Vs. Home Inspection – What’s the Difference?

Appraisal Vs. Home Inspection – What’s the Difference?

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, an inspection and an appraisal will be part of the closing process. They are both important steps that help to evaluate your home before the transaction is finalized. If you’re new to the…

Short Sale FAQs

Short Sale FAQs

Short sales were fairly common during the Great Recession. Although there are fewer short sales on the market today, it is still one strategy for selling a home. If you’re buying or selling a home, then you may be wondering…

Don’t Sabotage Your Mortgage Application

Don’t Sabotage Your Mortgage Application

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage is one of the first steps toward homeownership. But a lot happens after that initial pre-approval, and things can derail if you aren’t careful. Staying consistent is important when you’re closing on a home. Changes…

Retro Features Buyers Love

Retro Features Buyers Love

Are you worried about some features of your home for sale that buyers might consider dated? Well, it’s time to rethink that point of view. In fact, in real estate today, what’s old is new again. Many buyers are flocking…