Reader Question: We are starting to explore buying our first home. We have attended several open houses and spoken to several real estate agents. One of the questions we have asked is who pays the real estate commission. It is a question to which we have received different answers. In discussion with family members and […]
Home seller’s agent advises seller the home is losing to new construction. Seller is asking how to win against new construction. The article has some excellent tips about how to win against new construction.
The seller canceled escrow when the house appraised low. Am I stuck with the appraisal fees? You are responsible for the appraisal cost. Try to look past this bump in the road. Appraisals disrupting sales are frequent.
Families are the main sources of oral real estate transactions. Mom stiffs son-in-law is not uncommon. Brothers, sisters, cousins, grandpa; no one is immune. The advice to “get it in writing” is as or more important in families.
Annexation is common as our country’s population grows. If you are moving to avoid the high taxes and city hall, check this article out first.