What to Do Before Closing on a Home

What to Do Before Closing on a Home

Before you close on a home, make sure that you have a checklist ready. There are several essential tasks that you’ll need to take care of. First, make sure that any contingencies are figured out before closing. Typical kinds of contingencies include home inspection, appraisal, and financing. Remember to purchase title insurance and clear the…

Confirming Ownership as a Buyer or Renter

Confirming Ownership as a Buyer or Renter

If you’re hoping to avoid getting burned, it’s important that as a buyer or renter, you confirm ownership of a property, before signing the deed or lease. Even if the deal looks fantastic, don’t rush into it — scams aren’t unheard of in the real estate industry, and you should be cautious to avoid them.…

What Is iBuying

What Is iBuying?

Have you heard about iBuying, in the context of real estate? iBuying is a relatively new concept, giving buyers and sellers a new way to handle real estate transactions. As a seller, iBuying is fantastic if you’re looking for a quick and easy way to sell your property. When you sell to an iBuyer, the…

A Beginners Guide to Rent Back Agreements

A Beginner’s Guide to Rent-Back Agreements

If you’re looking to sell a home but aren’t quite ready to move out, then a rent-back agreement could be just what you’re looking for. With a rent-back agreement, the sellers are provided additional time to live in the home, even after the sale has closed. Basically, this agreement makes the seller the new owner’s…

The Benefits of Listing Your Home During Winter

The Benefits of Listing Your Home During Winter

Have you considered waiting until spring to list your home? Although spring is a great time of year to enter the housing market, you could still benefit from listing your home during the winter months. For one, inventory is low this time of the year. This means that homes are more likely to sell quickly.…

An Introduction to Quitclaim Deeds and When You Need One

An Introduction to Quitclaim Deeds (and When You Need One)

Have you heard the term “quitclaim” recently, but aren’t sure what it means? If you’re currently transferring property to your spouse or a family member, you’ve probably heard a lot about quitclaim deeds. Quitclaim deeds allow ownership of a property to be quickly and efficiently transferred, without the home needing to be sold. There isn’t…

The Top New Years Eve Decor Ideas

The Top New Year’s Eve Decor Ideas

With 2022 right around the corner, it’s time to start planning for your New Year’s Eve celebrations. This year, consider turning to DIY decor — it’s fun to create, and it saves you money on decorations. For example, try covering mason jars in spray adhesive, gold glitter, and gold spray paint. You can use these…