Closing Archive

You’ve successfully marketed your home and there’s a great offer on the table, but you’re not out of the woods yet. Learn everything you need to know about closing, from additional costs to minimizing legal risk and liability.

Mortgage acceleration doesn’t have to be a scary term. Here’s everything that you need to know about mortgage acceleration clauses in real estate.

7 FAQs About Mortgage Acceleration Clauses in Real Estate

Mortgage acceleration clauses can cause a shock for people who have fallen on hard times and missed several payments. They can also creep up on homeowners who have made a mistake as simple as letting ...

What to Do When a Buyer Wants to Extend the Closing Date

What to Do When a Buyer Wants to Extend the Closing Date

You’re so close. The closing date for your home is in sight and you’re itching to finally close the sale. But, then you hear those dreaded words from your agent: “The buyer wants to extend the c...

Title Companies and Closing Agents: The Ultimate Guide

Title Companies and Closing Agents: The Ultimate Guide

There’s so much to learn when buying a house and you can work with many different people along the way. While the most important resource at your disposal will be your [popup-modal text="buyer’s a...

6 Common Problems that Pop Up When Closing on a House

6 Common Problems that Pop Up When Closing on a House

Getting an offer for your house quickly can be exciting. Every home seller wants to spend as few days on the market as possible. But before you can start celebrating, you should know that closing on t...

5 FAQs About Mortgage Settlement Costs

5 FAQs About Mortgage Settlement Costs

When conducting a real estate transaction, unexpected fees often sneak up on the buyer and seller. These fees, like mortgage closing costs, appraisal fees, transfer taxes, and more, can really add up....

How Long Can a Seller Stay in a House After Closing: 5 FAQs

How Long Can a Seller Stay in a House After Closing: 5 FAQs

After your offer is accepted, it’s time to close. You probably have a lot of questions. One of them being, “How long until I can move in?” If the sellers have a home already purchased, you do...

6 FAQs About Closing Statements in Real Estate

6 FAQs About Closing Statements in Real Estate

The fun part of house hunting is touring homes and imagining yourself living in them. For home sellers, it’s cashing in on their home’s equity and buying a new place. No one loves the paperwork, b...

6 FAQs About Reporting the Sale of Your Home on Tax Returns

6 FAQs About Reporting the Sale of Your Home on Tax Returns

Whenever a significant transaction takes place, Uncle Sam wants to know about it. If you are thinking about selling your home, you may be worried about what that could mean for your tax bill that will...

5 Things to Know About Simultaneous Closing

5 Things to Know About Simultaneous Closing

If you’ve received an offer from a less-qualified buyer, your agent could have suggested that you have a simultaneous closing. It’s a phrase unfamiliar to many home sellers who’ve only bought an...

7 FAQs About When and How Sellers Get Money After Closing

7 FAQs About When and How Sellers Get Money After Closing

The closing process embodies everything you as a seller have been working towards. It’s the day you sit at the table, across from the buyer, hand over the keys to the property, and receive your mone...