What is Earnest Money?

What is Earnest Money?

Also referred to as a good faith deposit, earnest money is simply a deposit made during a home purchase agreement to let the seller know the buyer is committed to the purchase. In other words, it’s a monetary promise exchanged between the buyer and the seller.  But,...
How to Navigate a Hot Real Estate Market

How to Navigate a Hot Real Estate Market

A hot real estate market means low inventory, fierce competition, and emotional rollercoaster rides for buyers. Even though buying a home in a seller’s market presents additional challenges, it’s still possible to get your offer accepted on a place...
Title Insurance: Your Complete Guide to Coverage

Title Insurance: Your Complete Guide to Coverage

Your home is probably the biggest purchase you’ve ever made and also probably your largest investment. You have homeowner’s insurance to cover any future incidents, and you have title insurance coverage for anything that may have happened in the past. But what does...
Leaseholder Title Insurance: What Is It?

Leaseholder Title Insurance: What Is It?

Similar to purchasing an insurance policy when you finance a new vehicle, you have to purchase a title insurance policy when financing a new home or commercial property. What many people don’t know is that you should also purchase title insurance when leasing a home...