Where to even start? In the information age that we live in, your options for real estate research and learning can be a bit overwhelming. There are many great resources and communities to connect with other home buyers and sellers to find the answers to questions big and small. This website and newspaper column would like to consider ourselves one of them. Trusting your sources can be half the difficulty, however, so a big part of the real estate buying or selling process can be finding people and sources of information that you trust.
As important as buying a home can be, it is important to gather information from as many different sources as you can. But often the best source can be the home seller and agent themselves. Real estate deals have many layers, but often times open communication is the best recipe for a successful real estate transaction.
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Let’s look at some specific questions sent in by DearMonty readers from across the country. Read more Q&A articles about the “Gathering Information” stage of the Home Buying process: