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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What Sellers Should Know About Real Estate Closings Right Now

Selling and buying homes right now looks a lot different than it did just a few months ago. Selling your home during the COVID pandemic presents some challenges, but it can be done.  And if you’re tired about hearing about COVID, join the club, but unfortunately, unless you’re safe and sound and home without the need

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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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Ten Seller Deliveries at a Commercial Real Estate Closing

When buying a house, the seller typically will sign a deed and hand over the keys. However, commercial real estate transactions are usually more complicated, and most sellers of commercial properties have more deliverables. Buyers who do not get these items from sellers at the closing may find themselves trying to track down the sellers’

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Here’s why loan officers should attend closings

Buyers should consider requesting that a loan officer is present on closing day if they want to be more satisfied with their deal, according to a new survey.

Qualia lands $33M funding to fuel its transaction closing platform

Real estate technology startup Qualia, which streamlines the home closing process by bringing all parties to a sale onto a common platform, has raised $33 million in a Series B round of funding.

It’s time to get creative with your closing gifts, agents say

In order to stand out some real estate professionals are looking beyond the traditional bottle of champagne as a closing gift, in favor of something more unique and memorable.

NAR report highlights growing appraisal problems

The National Association of Realtors has just published its latest realtor’s Confidence Index for March 2017, highlighting some of the biggest roadblocks in the way of closing real estate transaction

5 Things to Consider Before Closing on Your Home

Buying your first home can be overwhelming. It’s an unfortunate truth that you really don’t know all the things you need to know about buying a new home. Before you close, make sure to ask yourself the following five questions.

Is a 21-day closing period possible?

Lenders are aiming to reduce the bloated time frame it takes from agreeing to buy a home to actually closing on the deal.

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