Who Pays the Buyer’s Agent Commission?

You’re starting to think that paying rent is for chumps. You want to buy a home and have the money you pay each month.  Plus, you want to be invested into something that is yours instead of lining your landlords

Option Contract in Real Estate Defined

Real estate jargon can be complicated.  Even when you’re familiar with the industry,  there are a lot of terms around the process of buying and selling that can be confusing. Have you ever heard the term option contract in real

Impact of the Absorption Rate in Real Estate

Absorption rate can sound complicated,  but it’s a really simple calculation used across the real estate industry to determine the number of homes sold vs the number of homes available.  It is mostly commonly used to determine conditions like “a

How Much Will A House Inspection Cost A Buyer?

When you start thinking about buying a new home, typically the only cost on your mind is the price of the home itself. A number of home buyers become overwhelmed with the amount of vendors involved in a home purchase,

How to Buy Another House While Owning a House

If you’re anything like me, when you’re thinking about moving, it’s likely that home shopping comes to your mind way before you think about selling your current home.  Why? Because selling is more work, less dreamy, and seems the least

OpenDoor Competitors

OpenDoor Competitors & Alternatives Before we get into to showing you some of OpenDoor’s competitors and alternative services, here’s a quick recap on the pros and cons of the service. Being more productive has never been this easy Boost your

Clever Real Estate Reviews and Alternatives

If you’re thinking about selling or buying a home, you have options.  Checking Clever Real Estate reviews is a start, but take time to consider all alternatives. What is Clever Real Estate? According to Clever’s website they match home sellers

Escrow Fees Explained

You know that buying or selling a home typically means more than paying just the amount you write on the offer. However, all the other costs and terminology can be convoluted.  One term you need to know is escrow fees.

What To Expect When You’re Inspecting

Don’t be left in the dark! Which you may be, if you don’t get a proper home inspection. If you had this article confused with a popular pregnancy book, well, a home will cost you about the same as a

Septic Inspections: What is Involved & Costs

When you’re searching for your dream home,  you’re typically thinking about the perfect kitchen island,  the German schmear brick, and which wall will fit your flat screen television,  not it’s septic system. However, ensuring the home you have your eye

What Is A Real Estate Agent?

Maybe you’re purchasing your first home or maybe you inherited a house and are wanting to sell it, but you’ve never sold a house before. You can’t just take it down to the local pawn shop and hock it. You’ll

Pre-Approval vs. Pre-Qualification

What’s better: pre-approval or pre-qualification? “Congratulations! You’ve been pre-approved!” Does this sound familiar? Feels good, right? Like a step in the right direction? Of course it does. That’s what companies want you feel even if it is a little deceptive