Tag: buy a home

Real Estate Headlines for the Week of the MLB All Star Game

Ah the Mid-Summer Classic is upon us. The unofficial halfway point of the baseball season also ushers in what’s usually some of the hottest days of the year and the slowest days in sports. But before you choose to settle in or completely ignore the Major League Baseball All Star Game, here’s your weekly dose of real estate headlines:

July 15 / 2013

An Emily Post Etiquette Guide for Buying a Home

As in life, there is proper decorum for going about many things, and that also includes buying or selling a home. When looking at homes as a buyer, there are several unwritten rules to follow that will help ensure a smooth and successful experience, no matter what side of the doorway you are on.

June 26 / 2013

When to Stop Renting and Purchase Your Own Home

It is an age old question for renters across the globe: When does it make sense to stop renting and finally buy a home? How do you know when you should talk to a real estate agent? Here are four considerations to keep in mind.

June 26 / 2013
Author Louise Gaillard
Category Philadelphia
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Real Estate 101: What is a Walk Through?

Our next post in our real estate terminology series brings us to the walk through. A walk through is more important than one might think.

Common Closing Costs for First Time Buyers

You’ll likely be responsible for a variety of fees and expenses that you and the seller will have to pay at the time of closing. Your lender must provide a good-faith estimate of all settlement costs. The title company or other entity conducting the closing will tell you the required amount for:

Real Estate 101: Explaining the Closing Process

It’s closing time on that new home! It’s a joyous occasion, but did you realize that different states of different processes when it comes to closing on a home?

May 17 / 2013

Real Estate 101: Making an Offer on a Home

Making an offer on a home is both exciting and frightening at the same time so it’s important to understand just what goes on after you make an offer on that home of your dreams.

Real Estate 101: Understanding Title and Escrow

The title and escrow for your home are some of the most important aspects of the real estate buying process, but even most seasoned homeowners don’t fully understand what these terms mean.