We take a look at the difference between a home inspection and an appraisal, clearing up some common misunderstandings about these two important stages in the buying process
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If your situation doesn’t fit the standard expected by lenders, you could find it more difficult to qualify for the home loan you want. But there could be other options that will make financing your home purchase easier.
Weighing up the pros and cons will better help you understand whether your unique financial situation best suits an FHA loan.
When selling your home, it’s important to have a reliable real estate agent by your side. We will examine the key questions to ask a real estate agent when selling your home.
Understanding the consequences of FSBO failure sheds light on the potential risks of navigating the real estate market without professional assistance.
Understanding the benefits and limitations of using a CMA helps home sellers and buyers to make informed decisions when pricing a property or making an offer.
Dual agency in real estate transactions should be avoided at all costs. A buyer and the seller hire a real estate agent for guidance and expertise. When you agree to a dual agent, you give up what you want from an agent.
Before you consider buying a condo, it is important to find out if the condo has been approved by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, if you are going to use a conventional loan. If you are using a government-insured loan from the FHA, VA, or USDA, the condo project has to be approved by their requirements.
We look at the things you can do to get ready to move out of your parents house less scary and more successful. Easy steps that anyone can follow.
We look at the best questions to ask before making an offer so that you can be more confident in your choice.