Tag Archive: buying a home

what is earnest money in real estate?

Earnest money and option money are both funds that are put down in the first few days of an executed contract, and buyers are sometimes confused by what they’re for.  I recently shared a post explaining the option period and now I want to talk about earnest money in real ...

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what is an option period in real estate?

When buyers are putting in an offer on a house, there are often many questions about earnest money and option money, funds that are put down in the first few days of an executed contract.  Option money, in particular, can be confusing so let’s talk about an option period in ...

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8 things first time home buyers need to know.

Whether you’re buying your very first home or buying your fifteenth home, there are things that need to be considered in the process.  First time home buyers, especially, may not think about some of these things and may end up in trouble down the road, with higher monthly payments, or ...

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virtual home buying.

These are strange times but it’s been amazing to see the way businesses have altered their practices, changed things up, and added new strategies in order to serve people better. Real estate is no different.  With many people that still need to buy and sell homes during this time, we, ...

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