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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

First Time Landlord Woes

Homeowners have a lot to keep up with, but landlords have even more. If you own a home and are thinking about renting it out, you should definitely read the common mistakes most first-time landlords ...  Read More

Monday, July 17, 2017

Market Update for June

Redfin’s newest data has stated home prices in June increased 7.1% to a median sale price of $298,000. Redfin began tracking home prices back in 2010, and last month and June was the highest ...  Read More

Closing Expectations for Sellers

When closing day finally arrives, all those involved in the sale and purchase of the property meet at the designated place or office to close the deal.  The seller can expect to sign just a few documents – the HUD-1 verifying the terms of the sale and notices of monies owed or due is the primary one of concern.  Your REALTOR should have already given you a preliminary copy of this document.  Therefore eliminating any surprises.  Other documents will be signed as well, but not nearly as many as the buyer, if a mortgage is involved. 

You may then turn over the keys to the buyer if arrangements have been made.  Please make sure you’ve contacted the utilities to arrange for a smooth transition between you and the buyer.