What Exactly Is Included in Closing Costs?

If you’ve done your homework and you’re working with a responsible lender and real estate agent, you know that the cost of buying a home includes more than just the home’s list price.    The closing process has its own set of fees you need to account for when you’re setting your home buying budget. … Continue reading What Exactly Is Included in Closing Costs?

The Closing Process: A Step-by-Step Guide

After months, and sometimes years, of searching for the perfect home, reaching the closing table can feel like a relief. And while getting here does put you one step closer to owning your dream home, there is still a considerable amount of work to be done before the deal is sealed. Like all things in real… Continue reading The Closing Process: A Step-by-Step Guide

What Does Escrow Mean When it Comes to Buying a Home?

Understanding the home buying process can feel a bit like learning a different language. From debt-to-income ratios, to inspection contingencies, to escrow, each step of the process has its own vocabulary to learn.    Once you get to the closing table you’ll start to hear a lot of talk about escrow. But what exactly does… Continue reading What Does Escrow Mean When it Comes to Buying a Home?