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What If The Appraisal Comes Back Low? What If The Appraisal Comes Back Low?

You negotiated the price, drew up all the contracts, and bought champagne for the closing. Then the appraisal came back lower than the sale price. Now what?

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Steps to Avoid Foreclosure Steps to Avoid Foreclosure

By Derren Lewis-Peters

The recent economic crunch put many families on the brink of foreclosure. It's a terrible process to go through, one that banks hate to deal with just as much. There are several strategies and alternatives that can be applied to avoid the dreaded "F" word.

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How to Change Agents How to Change Agents

While buying agents exist to simplify the home buying process and help you find the home of your dreams, you may at some point find yourself unhappy with their services. If you're ready to continue your search with a new agent, you have a few options.

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Passage of Title Passage of Title

By Christina Kelley

One of the most important legal steps of buying a house is the Passage of Title, and for the same reason, it also tends to cause the most trouble. Here are some key facts to know about the passage of title on your own property.

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Preventing and Dealing With Termites Preventing and Dealing With Termites

By Royce Moore

If you live in a humid area and are worried about termites, here is some short advice on helping to keep your home termite-free.

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Plumbing Issues Plumbing Issues

By Royce Moore

If you have experienced or are worried about plumbing issues with your drains, toilets, or pipes, here is some advice to help you contain and deal with these problems.

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Most Common Defects Most Common Defects

By Royce Moore

No house is perfect. Even the best built and best maintained homes will always have a few items in less than perfect condition. Below are some of the items we most commonly find when inspecting a home

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HVAC Issues HVAC Issues

By Royce Moore

Here are some helpful tips and advice for home owners with HVAC system installed regarding their proper care and maintenance.

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Benefits of a Home Inspection Before Listing Benefits of a Home Inspection Before Listing

Have an inspection of your home before listing it for sale and save yourself a large amount of money and possibly many headaches.

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What Is Earnest Money? What Is Earnest Money?

When you submit an offer on a home, your commitments include a payment, known as earnest money ? but what does that mean, and why do sellers ask you to pay it?

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