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Bill Hanley, a REALTOR® with Prominent Properties – Sotheby’s International Realty in New Jersey. Bill’s been a REALTOR® for thirty years, and he served as the 2007 President of the New Jersey Association of REALTORS® and is currently the Regional Vice President of THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® for the states of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Chris Darby is a founding member of Counselors Title, a title and escrow company serving the District of Columbia. Chris is a veteran of closings – someone who knows them inside and out and even teaches classes on them! Chris is also a principal in the law firm of Pardo and Drazin, LLC and a member of the Maryland and D.C. Bar Associations.
Laura Adams is the Senior Insurance Analyst at InsuranceQuote.com. She advises consumers every day on how to make smart decisions concerning all kinds of insurance products. Laura hosts the popular MONEY GIRL Podcast on iTunes and is the author of the award-winning book, MONEY GIRL’S SMART MOVES TO GROW RICH.
We’re going to take an in-depth look at one of the most important elements of the closing process.
Its part field trip, part home inspection and part detective work.
And we’re talking about the final walk through.
The moment when the seller has finally finished moving out, and they’re finally ready to turn the house over to a new owner.
The moment when the buyer walks through and makes sure everything is working and everything is just right.
So, let’s go through a few things each side should be thinking about.
Continue reading “The Final Walk-Through” »
Ginger Vereen is a REALTOR® with Keller Williams Preferred Realty in Raleigh, North Carolina, and a REALTOR® Magazine 30-Under-30 Honoree. Ginger’s helped many clients successfully sell their homes.
Polyana da Costa, the Senior Mortgage Analyst with Bankrate.com. Polyana has been covering the housing market for Bankrate.com for over seven years and has won numerous journalism awards including three from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.
HouseLogic.com is a free source of information and tools—from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® — that can help you make smart and timely decisions about your home.
There you are at the settlement table, having just signed all that paperwork the size of the phone book!
Deep sigh — you did it!
If you’re a seller: Congratulations, you sold your house! You’re now ready to move on to a new home, a new adventure, a new chapter in your life. Well done!
If you’re the buyer: Congratulations to you too! You found that perfect house. And now it’s all yours! It’s official. All the paperwork is signed, sealed, and delivered and now you have the keys in hand.
Continue reading “And Finally, It’s Over … Well, Almost!” »
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Continue reading “Top News Of The Week” »
It’s time to take a closer look at the facts and figures from across the country with latest data from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.
Next week sees the release of the eagerly anticipated Existing Home Sales report for the month of March. And as we head into a brand new selling season, the spring market, we thought we’d take look back at the most recent figures to see what they could tell us about what we can look forward to.
Continue reading “Local Market Conditions” »