Making or accepting an offer on a house is a big milestone. We'll help you learn the lingo and negotiate the best terms.
Investors are cold calling homeowners to buy their houses. Many of these offers are legitimate, but they probably won’t get you top dollar for your home.
Deciding what to do with a major asset like a house when a personal relationship breaks down is a challenge. These are your options for if that day comes.
If you have burning questions that come to mind when buying a home, don’t be afraid to ask the property's seller directly. Here are some good ones.
You aren’t required to accept the first offer, or any offer, you receive. But there may be financial repercussions, especially if there is only one offer.
If you’ve made it to closing day, there’s a good chance your real estate deal will go through. However, during the pending and offer periods, things can awry.
Is there anything worse than the feeling of going above your budget for a home, only to lose out anyway? Here's how to win a bidding war.
What to offer on a house depends on the market, what shape the home is in, and the seller’s needs. Here's how to make a low offer, and by how much.
What can you do if you have lots of viewings but no offers? How long should you expect your house to stay on the market?
If you want to negotiate the best price, upgrades (such as a new roof), or concessions when buying a house, take it from the experts.
A home appraisal happens after you make an offer on a home. To help you prepare, we share how long an appraisal takes and what factors the appraiser reviews.
Juggling both buying and selling isn’t easy. That's why some people add a home sale contingency in their offer on a new home. Here's what a contingency means.
At some point, you may have come across an "active contingent" listing. Here’s a look at what active contingent means and what active contingent status is.
There are a ton of details that go into a real estate contract, from concessions to contingencies. Let's break down what a contingent offer means.
If you’re a potential home buyer or seller, you'll want to know everything about appraisal contingencies for real estate and how they can affect your home sale.
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