Category: Miscellaneous

  • Yes.Home Bay [https://www.homebay.com/tips/what-does-a-real-estate-transaction-coordinator-do/] does what the listing agent would ordinarily do in the escrow process, including things like drafting sellers disclosures [https://www.homebay.com/tips/what-does-a-real-estate-transaction-coordinator-do/] .Home Bay does not replace the title/escrow companies. * The function of a title company is to write an insurance policy for the buyer in case you don't have legal title. * The function of an e

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  • Knowing that there's a very good chance your buyers will get a home inspection, is it worth doing your own before listing so you know what needs to be fixed? Or, is it better to wait and see what the buyer finds at the start of escrow? Keep reading to learn. Most sellers wait until they are in escrow, and then they let the buyer schedule ageneral home inspection [https://www.homebay.com/resources/general-home-inspection/] and termite inspection. But our opinion is that this is a mistake. Thesel

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  • There are a lot of players in a real estate transaction and keeping them all straight can be confusing. This post will explain the difference between Home Bay Technologies Inc. and Home Bay Broker CA, Inc. and explain who provides what services in a transaction. Here's the legal lingo Home Bay Technologies Inc. ("Home Bay Tech") is a technology company like Zillow. It does not provide broker services in a real estate transaction. Any and all broker services in California will be provided by Hom

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  • Home Bay frequently works with sellers conducting 1031 exchanges. Though Home Bay isn't a 1031 exchange agent (also known as a 1031 facilitator), we can provide you with a referral to one. Traditional brokerages don't handle the 1031 exchange itself either, so you have to work with a licensed 1031 facilitator even if you work with a traditional, local broker like Century 21. Have questions or need a referral? Ask us [info@homebay.com]!

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