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What is a Title Search? What is a Title Search?

There are a lot of different professionals a homebuyer might need to work with in order to see their way through the homebuying process. Most people know that they are going to have to hire a realtor, a mortgage broker, and a home inspector. An important part of the homebuying process that most people are not as knowledgeable about is the title search. So many ask, what is a "Title Search" and why do you need to have one for your home?

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Cheap Home Improvements for Sellers Cheap Home Improvements for Sellers

By Christina Kelley

Selling your home can be a demanding process, and making the best impression on potential buyers is one of the most important parts of it. Doing it cheaply and quickly is likely to net you the best returns.

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Avoiding Moving Scams Avoiding Moving Scams

By Derren Peters

Too many horror stories have been told about moving companies doubling, tripling, or otherwise increasing their rates to exorbitant prices - only after loading the owner's belongings onto the truck.

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Saving on Home Owner's Insurance Saving on Home Owner's Insurance

By Christina Kelley

It may seem obvious to some, but many home owner's completely neglect to shop around for quotes from multiple insurers, costing them money that could have been saved on a better deal.

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What If The Appraisal Comes Back Low? What If The Appraisal Comes Back Low?

By Derren Peters

You negotiated the price, drew up all the contracts, and bought champagne for the closing. Then the appraisal came back lower than the sale price. Now what?

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Passage of Title Passage of Title

By Matea Shosho

One of the most important legal steps of buying a house is the Passage of Title, and for the same reason, it also tends to cause the most trouble. Here are some key facts to know about the passage of title on your own property.

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Importance Of A Home Inspection Importance Of A Home Inspection

You've found the house of your dreams and negotiated the seller down to a price you can manage. There is one more important thing you need to do to make sure you don't end up paying thousands of dollars in hidden costs.

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Subletting Your Residence Subletting Your Residence

A brief guide to subletting your residence and how to best approach the transaction.

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What is the role of an Appraiser? What is the role of an Appraiser?

By Derren Peters

Real estate is expensive and changes hands much less frequently than most commodities. For this reason, the market value of any particular property is often difficult to determine. The role of a real estate appraiser is to help their clients to systematically determine the market value of a property, which is one of the first steps in a real estate transactions whether you are a buyer or a seller.

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Why Use a Real Estate Lawyer? Why Use a Real Estate Lawyer?

By Derren Peters

For many, the idea of a simple, routine, hitch-free home purchase exists in the same cannon as the Easter bunny and Santa - fairy tales. Breathe easy - it is possible to survive the process without slipping on a proverbial banana peel, provided you have the right team of professionals on your side.

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