Buying a home

July 20, 2023

The Ins and Outs of Earnest Money: A Buyer's Guide

When someone wants to buy a house or property, they often have to show the seller that they're serious about buying it. One way to do that is by giving the seller some money upfront. This money is called "earnest money."

A high-quality image of a person's hand putting money into a piggy bank, symbolizing earnest money. This image represents the concept of earnest money as a tangible commitment from the buyer to the seller in a real estate transaction.

Here's how it works:


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April 20, 2023

What's the difference between a home inspection and an appraisal?

If you’re planning to buy a home, an inspection is an important step in the process. It assesses the condition of the home before you finalize the transaction. It’s also a different step in the process from an appraisal, which is a professional evaluation of the market value of the home ...

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