When the Offer Includes a Contingency: What Home Sellers Need to Know

When you’ve got your home listed, getting an offer can be exciting. And, in today’s market, it’s more likely you’ll be looking at multiple offers at one time. Comparing those offers can be a challenge, particularly when it comes to understanding the contingencies that you might see. Read on to learn what you need to know as the seller. Three common contingencies While these are common...

Entering into a Real Estate Contract: What You Should Know

It seems like much is written about making an offer on a house—how much to offer, what contingencies to consider and how to make your offer stand out. But a surprising number of buyers—especially first-time would-be homeowners—do not come to the real estate process with a clear understanding that they are entering into a legal contract when making an offer on a home. For the...

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