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Buyer Videos

Here are some short videos to help you better understand certain parts of the buying process and how to be more successful when buying.

How Can I Keep Track Of All The Homes I See?

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There are some great tips in this video, like: if possible, take photographs of each house: the outside, the major rooms, the yard and extra features that you like or ones you see as potential problems. Write things down as you go. And don’t hesitate to return for a second look. Use the HUD Home […]

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What Questions Should I Ask When Looking At Homes?

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As you’ll see in this video, many of your questions should focus on potential problems and maintenance issues. Does anything need to be replaced? What things require ongoing maintenance like paint, roof, heating and AC, appliances and carpet? Also ask about the house and neighborhood focusing on quality of life issues. Be sure the seller’s […]

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What Do I Get At Closing?

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  For most real estate loans, you will receive a Closing Disclosure 3 business days before loan consummation – which frequently happens at the closing meeting. At the meeting itself you should receive a copy of your Mortgage Note – your obligation to repay your Mortgage or Deed of Trust – makes your home the collateral that […]

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What Is A Counter-Offer?

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The video puts this in more visual terms, but basically, a seller can respond to a buyer’s offer with changes – a “counter” – that improves the terms. You need to put yourself in their shoes and construct a modified offer that you think they might take that meets more of your needs. Then it’s […]

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What Can I Expect To Happen On Closing Day?

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You’ve made it through all the difficult steps and are now ready to close escrow. Even though you think you’re done, you aren’t really finished until escrow is closed and the funding occurs (if you are getting financing for your purchase). Watch the video below for a brief description of what happens at closing.   […]

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