Category: For Sale by Owner

2020 July 24

The Close of Escrow: Process & Fees to Expect

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When people exchange hundreds of thousands of dollars in real estate transactions, there are bound to be some fears about the whole process. For instance, how can you be sure the buyer has enough money to buy your home? You can’t always take someone’s word for it. That’s why the escrow closing process is an

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2020 July 6

Earnest Money vs. Down Payment: What’s the Difference?

The movement of money is undoubtedly the most constant element of any house buying or selling process. Earnest money and down payments are two major components of facilitating the close of properties, but they can often get confused. In this article, we are taking a look at some of the key similarities and differences between

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2020 February 4

What Do You Have to Disclose When Selling a House in California? (CHECKLIST)

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The same way most state laws vary, California has specific real estate disclosure laws that need to be upheld. These disclosure laws apply to nearly all California home sellers and are important to know to legally sell a house in the state. Real estate seller disclosure laws hold sellers legally responsible for openness and honesty

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2019 December 23

Getting to Know Escrow: The Basics

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9msJTnBhykg If you are looking to buy a house, make investments in stock, or any other sort of major financial transaction, you may need an escrow agent.  You’ve probably heard of escrow as a term associated with big financial companies, but what exactly is escrow?  This guide will introduce you to some of the basics of escrow

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2019 December 16

What Happens to Earnest Money in the Escrow Process?

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One of the basic components of escrow is Earnest Money. You may have heard this term in regard to “the initial deposit” or “opening the account,” but what does it all mean? Today we will look into the meaning behind earnest money and explore why it is needed in the escrow process. What is Earnest

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