How Does Real Estate Privacy Law Protect You?

When we think about privacy law, our minds tend to direct us to things like healthcare HIPPA pamphlets and cybersecurity, with all those little checkboxes that we agree to but never read. Now consumers are starting to question real estate

What is a Hubbard Clause in Real Estate?

If you have to sell your current home, before you buy a new one, you may want to think about including a hubbard clause in your purchase agreement. Consider this your guide on just the subject. Below we have included

The 5 Best Credit Building Tips For HomeBuyers

As a homebuyer, especially a new one, it can be difficult to optimize your credit score. Having a great credit score is necessary in order to get the loan you need, and the low rate you want. Getting a low

5 Tips for Buying a Home in a Seller’s Market

Buying a home will always come with its challenges, but buying in a seller’s market brings a whole new level of difficulty. Competition and price for the most desirable homes runs high, and that can quickly lead to disappointment. Do

What Homebuyers and Sellers Think About COVID-19

We read a lot about what the so-called ‘experts’ think will happen to the real estate market as a result of COVID-19, but what do homebuyers and sellers think?  Transactly conducted a market survey among 400 homebuyers and 400 home

Typical Home Closing Costs

You will soon come to learn that buying a home costs more money out of pocket than you may have originally anticipated. In addition to the down payment that is required to purchase a home, you must also be able

What is an Easement Within Real Estate?

So you found out the property you are trying to buy has an easement on it. Now, an easement in real estate is not necessarily a good thing or a bad thing. It all depends on your specific situation at

Should a Transaction Coordinator Negotiate Inspections?

A lot of agents looking to build a real estate team, often wonder if a transaction coordinator should negotiate inspections. The short answer: No.  Here’s why. What would you do with an extra 16 hours? Spend more time on the

Why Should You Hire a Realtor?

Once you have become committed to buying or selling a home the next commitment you may want to make is to a real estate agent. There are many reasons why you should hire a realtor, and only a few are

What Is An Escalation Clause?

When purchasing a home you have a few options of how you present your offer, and what you include in your purchasing contract. An escalation clause is one of those options. An escalation clause adds some flexibility to your offer

The 5 Best Home Warranty Companies of 2019

Home warranties provide you with the extra coverage to fill in the gaps your home insurance does not. The best home warranty companies insure you of this while also having clear contracts, helpful customer service, customization options, and much more.

Earnest Money Explained

When you are going through the home buying process a lot of real estate terms are thrown at you. We know these can easily become confusing. Earnest money deposit is one of these terms. Thankfully though, with some explanation it