Real estate contingencies are important to understand for both buyers and sellers
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What Does Contingent Mean in Real Estate?

What does contingent mean in a real estate transaction? And what does contingent mean on a home for sale? These questions are quite common and knowing what contingency means and how it can affect a real estate transaction can be confusing. But,…
Tips For Selling Your Home

Tips For Selling Your Home That Actually Work

Whether you're a first time home seller or someone just looking for home selling advice, I'm going to discuss the best tips for selling your home that will increase your chances of getting the best offer in the shortest amount of time. And…
Figuring out the closing costs associated with your property is important process for a seller in California and nationwide.
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How Much Are Seller Closing Costs in California?

Selling your home is probably one of the biggest financial transactions you’ll ever make. It’s important you understand the costs involved and how they’ll impact your bottom line. We’re going to break these down in detail. First,…

Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

There’s a lot of work that goes into getting your home ready to sell. It's one of if not the biggest financial transaction you’ll make in your life. You want to make sure that when you're ready to sell your home, you have a good idea of…
Considering the question, should I use a real estate agent to sell my home? There are several reasons why it may be a really good idea.

Why Use A Realtor ® When Selling Your Home?

Since it is theoretically possible to sell your home on your own, you may begin to ask yourself the question, "why use a Realtor ®?" Not doing so may seem tempting. You would after all be saving money that would otherwise go toward paying a…
Understanding what an escrow company is will be an important part of any real estate transaction

What Is An Escrow Company?

Hearing the word "escrow" in a real estate transaction can be confusing. There's actually a good reason for this as it can mean two different things. One meaning refers to a third-party organization involved in a real estate transaction and…
The cost to stage your home doesn't have to be astronomical with many effective, low budget options.

5 Cost Effective Ways to Stage Your Home

Home staging need not come with a daunting price tag when there are so many cost effective ways to stage your home. There is nothing more important than making a good first impression. Never is this more critical than when it comes to selling…