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.

7 FAQs About Buying a House with a Real Estate Tax Lien

7 FAQs About Buying a House with a Real Estate Tax Lien

Nothing puts a damper on a real estate purchase faster than finding out there’s a tax lien on the property. Even if the lien is small, the prospect of getting angry creditors or the IRS, involved in...

7 FAQs About Contract for Deeds in Real Estate

7 FAQs About Contract for Deeds in Real Estate

Looking to buy a home but worried about getting for a mortgage? Even though most people think they need a 20% down payment plus a loan from a bank, there are methods available to finance a home purcha...

6 FAQs About Writing a Real Estate Offer Letter

6 FAQs About Writing a Real Estate Offer Letter

Your real estate offer letter is a chance to shine, to grab the seller’s attention, and to convince them to sell you their home. It can help you beat out other buyers in bidding wars. If you’re un...

7 FAQs About Real Estate Escalation Clauses

7 FAQs About Real Estate Escalation Clauses

Whether you are house shopping or considering selling your property, it is important to do your due diligence and become familiar with the language used in real estate transactions to avoid misunderst...

6 FAQs About Making a Below Asking Offer on a House

6 FAQs About Making a Below Asking Offer on a House

Is it ever a good time to make an offer on a home that’s below asking price? Though this answer depends entirely upon your individual situation, there are a few key times when a lowball offer might ...

7 FAQs About Purchase and Sale Agreements for Buyers

7 FAQs About Purchase and Sale Agreements for Buyers

Purchase and sale agreements are intricate and difficult to understand. If you sign a purchase and sale agreement without legal help or an experienced local agent, you could be trapped in a transactio...

How a Good Faith Deposit Can Help You Secure Your Dream Home

How a Good Faith Deposit Can Help You Secure Your Dream Home

Good faith deposit, earnest money — you’ve likely come across these terms during your search for a new home. But, what exactly do they mean? And more importantly: how can they help you as a home b...

7 FAQs About Real Estate Contingency Clauses

7 FAQs About Real Estate Contingency Clauses

Real estate contingency clauses are a common aspect of the negotiation process and can help to protect both the buyer and the seller. If a contingency clause is included in your purchase agreement, it...

Valuation Reports: What They Are and How to Read Them

Valuation Reports: What They Are and How to Read Them

As more people are priced out of the housing market this year, part of the reason this happens is that both buyers and sellers look at the current state rather than overall trends. Valuation reports a...

5 Free Home Appraisal & Value Estimators for Buyers

5 Free Home Appraisal & Value Estimators for Buyers

As you’re browsing homes in your market, it’s important to look beyond the home’s listing price. Sellers don’t always list their homes according to market value, so buyers should do their due ...