The Keys to a Quick Close: 6 Ways to Speed Up Your Client’s Closing

As a real estate agent, there are few things more frustrating than working with a client who is knee-deep in a closing standstill. With a sellers’ market upping the ante, the time between the seller accepting an offer and the buyer receiving the keys can crank up the heat on an already make-or-break situation, which

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How to Lower Your Closing and Mortgage Costs

Finding the best mortgage to fit your specific needs is no simple task. You should certainly shop around for your mortgage but you need tools to make apple-to-apple comparisons. If you’re not a math junkie, you’ll probably have some frustration working through the details but it will make you financially wiser in the end. Understand

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What You Need to Know About Closing Costs

Although a few costs and fees for buying a house may be paid ahead of time, the bulk of the financial settlement occurs at the closing table. If you haven’t been paying attention and listening closely to what to expect, you could be in for a financial shock when you sit down to settle up.

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How Mortgage Hunters Lower Closing Fees

Significant variation in closing costs is a major part of the process when considering which lender a homebuyer should go with. Often, mortgage buyers only consider which company will prequalify them and maybe the interest rate being offered. While those are important considerations, you can further reduce your purchase cost by shopping for closing costs.

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Ask Brian: Is There a Way to Lower Closing Costs?

Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to [email protected] Question. Joseph from Milwaukee, WI writes: I’m writing because I’ve been reading your column and your answers seem to be straightforward and

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What You Need to Know About Closing Costs

Although a few costs and fees for buying a house may be paid ahead of time, the bulk of the financial settlement occurs at the closing table which is closing costs.

Fast Paced Rehabbing

When it comes to managing rehabs, the number one thing to always remember is “time is money.” Not only do you have the cost of capital but the sooner you complete the rehab,

Is a No Closing Cost Mortgage for You?

Buying a no closing cost mortgage isn’t necessarily a bad thing – as long as you understand how you’ll be paying those costs. To start with, a no closing cost mortgage doesn’t mean you won’t pay the costs associated with taking out the loan. When you take out a mortgage, there are costs that need to be paid

Are Closing Cost Too High for Mortgage Hunters?

Significant variation in closing costs is a major part of the process when considering which lender a homebuyer should go with. Often, mortgage buyers only consider which company will prequalify

How To Calculate Rehab Costs

Have you taken the time to accurately determine your real cost to acquire, rehab, and sell a project home? It’s incredibly important to do this so that you can determine the Maximum Allowable Offer (MAO) for an investment project. Your MAO is based on a formula you use to determine the profit you will make.

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