Monday, June 19, 2017 / by Nicole Solari
Those are two very important benefits that outweigh the initial investment of home staging, but those are not the only benefits when preparing a home for sale. Let’s take a deeper look into why so many sellers and real estate agents are turning to home staging before putting a “For Sale” sign on the property. Here are four notable home staging benefits to consider.
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Supplying a Move-In Ready Home
Many of today’s buyers are looking for specific homes that won’t necessarily require a ton of work before moving in, because honestly, who has the time to gut and renovate? Hence, buyers want move-in ready spaces they can enjoy instantaneously.
According to a Maritz Research Staging poll, 63 percent of buyers are willing to pay more for move-in ready homes. So why not get your home ready for its new owner? Home staging concepts can show sellers how to prepare and showcase their ...
Wednesday, November 09, 2016 / by Nicole Solari
When you purchase a home, a title company will research the property to ensure that you are the rightful owner. They’ll look through records for anything that might cause problems—ownership disputes, restrictions, unpaid taxes, liens, and more. Their goal is to document the chain of title and identify any issues that could become major problems down the road.
At the end of the process, the title company issues a title opinion. This is a legal document that states that the title is valid. The title opinion is part of obtaining title insurance. The insurance protects both the owner and the lender if there is a title dispute. If another party is actually the rightful owner of the home, your title insurance protects you from financial loss.
In addition to title opinions and title insurance, title companies also handle escrow accounts and distribute money to the appropriate parties at closing. They’ll also deliver closing documents to the appropriate agencies.