Tag: Buying

Posted on 12/13/2020
Inspecting a Home Before Buying
Photo by Tumisu via Pixabay Once you put down a good faith deposit and sign a purchase contract, you have the right to do due diligence, including getting various home inspections. You do have to pay for these inspections yourself unless you agree with the seller that the seller pays for the inspections. However, it is rare that...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Timing Your Sale with Your Purchase
Photo by DraganCFM via Shutterstock It’s always a quandary: can I buy my new home and sell my old house so that the timing of both matches? Well, yes! There are several ways to do this. Here’s a breakdown of how it can work. Buy a Home on a Contingency. Just what is a contingency? It’s an agreement...
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Posted on 11/01/2020
What Should Be in a Real Estate Purchase Agreement?
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay A real estate purchase agreement is a form used by real estate agents, individuals and attorneys when a buyer decides to buy a property. Generally, a purchase agreement benefits the seller, but with some changes, it could also benefit the buyer. A savvy buyer will make sure the purchase agreement allows them...
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