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When Do Sellers Get Money After Closing? It Depends Where You Live

When Do Sellers Get Money After Closing? It Depends Where You Live

When a seller gets money after closing depends on the state and how funds are dispersed. Some sellers get paid…

The Best Way to Conquer the Home Selling Process Timeline

The Best Way to Conquer the Home Selling Process Timeline

Selling your home? You need to get organized. Here’s how to create a home selling timeline and get your home…

How to Open and Close Escrow: The Crucial Steps You Need to Take

How to Open and Close Escrow: The Crucial Steps You Need to Take

Escrow begins when you sign a contract and closes when the title changes hands. Learn the steps to close escrow…

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Understanding Proration in Real Estate: What Is It and Who Pays?

Proration for a home sale sounds confusing, but it’s actually quite simple. Learn all about real estate proration and find…

How Long Does Escrow Take? Navigate the Timeline With These Helpful Tips and Resources

How Long Does Escrow Take? Navigate the Timeline With These Helpful Tips and Resources

How long does escrow take? Understanding all the factors that impact the escrow process and timeline can help you adjust…

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Who Pays for Title Insurance and What Is it for?

Who pays for title insurance can depend on where you live. Read on to find out if you’ll be paying…

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How Much Are FHA Closing Costs? (Plus: How to Save)

FHA closing costs are typically 2–6% of the loan amount. Here’s what they include and which fees you can negotiate.

Who Pays Escrow Fees in a Home Sale? Find Out!

Who Pays Escrow Fees in a Home Sale? Find Out!

Escrow doesn’t have to be a mystery! Find out who pays escrow fees and what role escrow plays in a…

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Home Buying Process Checklist: 13 Steps You NEED to Know

Buying a house can get complicated. Here’s a home buying process checklist to make sure you don’t forget any steps.

Understanding Pre-Closing Lender Delays (& What You Can Do)

Understanding Pre-Closing Lender Delays (& What You Can Do)

Most sellers feel at ease once inspections and appraisals are done and they’re deep into escrow. But things can still…