Finalizing your home sale or home purchase should be an exciting time, not a stressful event. Find out how long closing takes, how much it costs, and how to close without delays.
The closing process has many moving parts and steps to complete before the seller relinquishes ownership and you become the official owner of your new home.
A loan origination fee is an upfront fee a lender charges to the borrower, but rates can vary. Here's everything you need to know to avoid overpaying.
The time it takes to get your money after selling your home depends on a few factors, the most important being whether yours is a "wet" or "dry" funding state.
As tempting as it is to rush the final walkthrough, it’s important to be methodical, as this is your last chance to catch any issues in the home before closing.
You can purchase a homeowners insurance policy at any time during the closing process. But you should have it in place at least a few days prior to closing.
If your home's buyer requests a new closing date, stay calm and ask your real estate agent to walk you through the best options, including a per diem penalty.
There are major legal and financial factors to consider when a buyer wants, and gets, access to the home before they officially close on it.
Title insurance protects both lenders and homebuyers from financial loss if somebody contests the title to a property or other issues with the title.
So you’ve sold your house and are ready to move on with your life. But does the buyer just sign the documents and immediately walk into your home?
Though it's rare, in some situations, buyers are allowed to back out after the final walkthrough. Here's how to avoid that.
When you're buying or selling a house, who pays the closing costs? The home buyer or the seller? Let's break down these costs so you know what to expect.
It can take up to 60 days to close on a house, but signing paperwork on closing day takes less than a few hours.
Your title company plays a major role in your home purchase or sale. Here’s an overview of what a title company does and how to find a title company near you.
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