Confused about Escrow? Here’s the Simple Version

Unsure what escrow is?  Don’t worry, we’ve got your covered. For many people, escrow is something of a mystery.  It’s common for people to ask what escrow entails, how long the process takes, and what they can expect.  Well, it’s time to clear up any confusion.  Here’s the deal with escrow. What is Escrow? Escrow … Continue reading Confused about Escrow? Here’s the Simple Version

Tips to Help You Sell Your Home Faster

Easy ways to get your property moving on the market.   When you’re ready to sell your home, you don’t want to have it spend months languishing on the market. Maybe you’re ready to move into your new place, or maybe you really need the money from the sale. Whatever your reason for wanting to … Continue reading Tips to Help You Sell Your Home Faster

How Long Does Closing Escrow Take?

If you’re finally ready to close escrow, here’s the timeline you can expect before you get your keys. By the time you get to closing on your new home, you’ve done a lot. You spent time finding the right real estate agent, put energy into exploring multiple properties, and negotiated – and possibly even re-negotiated … Continue reading How Long Does Closing Escrow Take?

Steps to Buying a Home in California

Assess Your Needs  Help prepare yourself for a positive experience by making a list of items you need and want in a home, such as which neighborhood you want to live in, size and amenities. Experts suggest a mortgage payment should not be more than one-third of your monthly income. Consult the Experts  Speaking with … Continue reading Steps to Buying a Home in California

Do I Need Title Insurance?

Determine if you need title insurance for your home purchase. All your work has finally paid off! You’ve just found your dream house and you want to make sure that the sale goes ahead. When calculating costs and cutting down on budgets, you do not want to ax the title insurance expense.   Just because the house is … Continue reading Do I Need Title Insurance?