When you’re selling a duplex, triplex, fourplex or single-family home in Silicon Valley, you’ll encounter the term contingency. But what is a mortgage contingency, and how will it affect your real estate deal? What is a Mortgage Contingency? A contingency is a condition that must be met – either by the seller or the buyer
Sellers' market conditions persist in cities across the country, as inventory continues to fall short of demand. Under these kinds of conditions, sellers typically enjoy competing offers from buyers. But that doesn't mean sellers should skimp on staging. By staging your house, whether it's a duplex, triplex, fourplex or single-family home, you can increase the
When you’re selling a duplex, triplex or fourplex in Silicon Valley, it may make sense to have the property inspected for pests – and to get a roof inspection done – before you put it on the market. Here’s what you need to know. Should You Pay for a Termite Inspection Before You Sell a
When you’re selling a duplex, triplex or fourplex – or even a single-family home – in Silicon Valley, you need to know that the buyer’s lender will require an appraisal. The appraisal is the hinge that can make or break your real estate deal. What is an Appraisal? An appraisal is an opinion of value.
When you sell a duplex, triplex, fourplex or single-family home in California, your real estate agent will put together a contract that protects you and the buyer. The contract, once signed, will become a legally binding agreement between you and the investor who buys your property. So what goes into a purchase contract, and how
When you sell a duplex, triplex or fourplex in Silicon Valley, the state of California requires you to tell prospective buyers about faults in the property. You’re not required to list every crack in the sidewalk or every chip in the paint – but you are required to disclose any material defects in the property.
Your real estate agent’s marketing efforts turned out to be quite a success, and you have now received your first offer on your duplex, triplex or fourplex. Do you accept it, or do you play hardball? The decision is entirely yours. However, if the first offer is on the lower end, you can make a
Prospective buyers start forming an opinion about a property, whether it’s a duplex, triplex, fourplex or single-family home, before they even walk through the door. In fact, most buyers have already decided whether a house is going to make their “short list” by the time they get out of the car. That means your property’s
Now that your duplex, triplex or fourplex is ready to sell, your REALTOR® will develop a solid marketing strategy to put it in front of the right buyers. Your agent will: Meet buyers where they are, including through in-person contacts, online, and even print materials in many cases Put your home in the local MLS
Pricing your duplex, triplex, fourplex or single-family home is incredibly important. If you don’t price it correctly, you won’t be able to bring in the right profit for it — so that means you need to settle on the right listing price before you put your property on the market. The best way to figure