Back to Buyer's Guide You’ve signed on the dotted line and are now officially a homeowner – and the last thing to do is move in. Check out these tips to make your move easier: Get organized. Moving day is exciting, but planning the move can be time-consuming (and maybe
Back to Seller's Guide Moving out of one home and into another can cost you some hard-earned cash. So how much can you expect to spend? Here’s what you need to know. How Much Does it Cost to Move? Moving involves a lot of separate expenses – some small and
Back to Seller's Guide You have closed your home sale. If you haven’t completely moved out already, you now have a small window to do so. Here are some tips that can help you hand over the keys to your home without making the transfer a logistical nightmare: Plan early.
Back to Buyer's Guide Selling a duplex, triplex or fourplex can take time – and many buyers and sellers aren’t aware of exactly how long. Here’s what you need to know about the buyer's and seller’s timeline for a multifamily properties in Santa Clara County. How Long Does it Take
Back to Seller's Guide Closing costs are part of every real estate transaction. When you’re selling a duplex, triplex, fourplex or single-family home, you’ll be responsible for paying for some – or all – the closing costs associated with your transaction. What Are Closing Costs in a Real Estate Transaction?
Back to Seller's Guide After you and the buyer have signed your purchase agreement contract on your duplex, triplex or fourplex (or your single-family home), your REALTOR® can open escrow with a licensed title company. The title company acts as an intermediary in collecting all documents and payments to make
Back to Seller's Guide 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 or loan contingency, and how will it affect your real estate deal? What is a Mortgage or Financing or Loan Contingency? A contingency
Back to Seller's Guide Most real estate transactions include contingencies – conditions that must be met to close the deal. One of the most common real estate contingencies involves home inspections, which are designed to protect buyers from purchasing a property that has major issues. Here’s what you need to
Back to Seller's Guide 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
Back to Seller's Guide Your buyer will likely hire a home inspector before finalizing the purchase, but you should have a pre-listing home inspection of your own to ensure the sale proceeds smoothly and quickly. Although it is optional, a pre-sale home inspection can help you uncover any unknown issues