Making An Offer Archive

Once you’ve found your dream home, you’ll need to act fast if you don’t want it to slip through your fingers. Learn the right way to go about making an offer that the seller will love and accept.

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7 Tips on How to Win a Bidding War on a House

A lot of markets across the United States are incredibly hot right now, which is great for sellers but not so much for buyers. If you find yourself in a market where supply is low and demand is high, ...

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Different Types of Contingent Offers on a House, Explained

There are several different types of contingencies you may come across when you are looking to buy or sell a home. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell, you should be familiar with the different...

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How to Put an Offer On a House: A Step-By-Step Guide

Submitting an offer on a house is the first stage of the process that can turn you into a homeowner. However, putting an offer on a house is not just about how much you’re willing to pay, it’s als...

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What Is the HUD Home Store and Who Does It Benefit?

If you’ve been struggling to find a home you can afford, one place you might not have considered looking is the HUD Home store. This online selection of homes often has great properties that buyers,...

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How to Make a Cash Offer on a House — The Right Way

If you're in a position where you're able to purchase a property on an outright cash basis, then you're potentially at a significant advantage over other buyers in the market. One of the key reasons f...

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5 Tips if You’re Planning to Pay Cash for a House

Buying a home with cash has many advantages. Its primary appeal being once you hand over the money, it's 100% yours, no mortgage or debt attached. In theory, you may think paying cash for a house i...

How to Bid On a House in a Competitive Real Estate Market

So you've found your dream home. Congratulations! But now you're realizing that all the things that make this property your dream home – the amazing views, the southern exposure, the picture-perfect...

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Buying a House with Cash — How the Process Works

If you’re deliberating between buying a home with cash or with a mortgage, you should know, there’s no one right way to purchase a home. There’s only the option that’s best for you and that wi...

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What Is a Backup Offer in Real Estate?

Finding the perfect house can be a grueling process, but what happens when you finally find your dream home, only to learn it’s already under contract? While many home buyers would simply feel disap...

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Earnest Money Deposit vs. Down Payment

Understanding the difference between an earnest money deposit vs. down payment can be a little bit confusing. When you are saving up to a buy a house, especially for the first time, it’s importan...