Buying a Home

What is a Home Warranty? Everything You Need to Know

What is a Home Warranty? Everything You Need to Know

A home warranty is a service contract that covers the repair or replacement of appliances and mechanical systems in a home for one year. Warranties are renewable annually. Homeowners take comfort knowing that when items covered by their warranty ...

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Who Pays Realtor® Fees?

Who Pays Realtor® Fees?

Two of the most frequently asked real estate questions Realtors hear from first time home buyers and sellers are how: do Realtors get paid and do I have to pay an agent to buy a home? This post aims to clarify who is responsible for paying realtor ...

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Closing Costs in Washington State

Closing Costs in Washington State

Who Pays Closing Costs in Washington State? Closing costs in Washington State are the fees and taxes associated with real estate transactions. If you’ve purchased a home in the past, you may can recall the fees that get tacked on during ...

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Steps in the Escrow Process Simplified!

Steps in the Escrow Process Simplified!

So, the offer you made on a home was accepted? Congrats! You're now in escrow. Pretty soon you'll receive a mountain of paperwork and disclosures and reports to read. The professionals who’ve been helping you (your agent and lender) will get ...

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12 Common Real Estate Questions That Buyers Ask

12 Common Real Estate Questions That Buyers Ask

Real Estate FAQs As a home buyer, especially if you are new to the process, you will be learning about several new real estate terms. Although you will, of course, have your real estate agent to rely on, sometimes it's nice to know what you're ...

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What Does Bumpable Mean in Real Estate?

What Does Bumpable Mean in Real Estate?

“Bumpable” is a property listing status that is used by an MLS to indicate to other real estate agents and prospective buyers that a seller accepted an offer on their home, but with the condition that the buyer first sells their current ...

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7 Steps of the Home Buying Process [2020 Guide]

7 Steps of the Home Buying Process [2020 Guide]

There are seven steps in the home buying process. Each part of stage of the timeline consists of several activities and paperwork. It doesn’t matter whether this is your first time buying a home or you’ve done it before; the steps are ...

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