Title insurance is an important component of purchasing a property, and it's important for you to carefully review and understand your Title Commitment. The Title Commitment is organized into the following three main sections: Schedule A, Schedule B - Section 1, and Schedule B - Section 2. Each section is explained below. SCHEDULE A 1) Effective date:… Continue reading Understanding Your Title Commitment
When a home Buyer makes an offer to purchase a property, and the Seller accepts their offer, the property is then considered to be “Under Contract” during the home buying/selling process (keyword: process). An “offer” to purchase a property is actually a purchase contract called a "Contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate". The Seller… Continue reading Understanding Contract Deadlines
Let's be real, moving is stressful. Add buying and/or selling a home into the mix, and you probably want to curl up in the fetal position, paralyzed by the thought of everything you have to get done. Nobody enjoys moving. The best way to get through it though is to be organized. I'm a planner,… Continue reading Moving Checklist
Home buying in a seller’s market can be challenging. Housing is limited, so seller’s can have the upper hand. It’s not uncommon these days for properties to get multiple offers with bids well over list price. What does this all mean for buyers?