BUMP CLAUSE VS BACKUP OFFER

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In this competitive market, there are instances in which more than one buyer is competing for a single home. The seller has a couple options here that are sometimes confused, so let’s go over them.
ALL ABOUT SIDs

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Special Improvement Districts often come up on the Buy Sell contract, as many buyers will ask the sellers to pay them off. Let’s talk about how this works so you can make informed decisions on both sides.
FINANCING & APPRAISAL CONTINGENCIES

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When writing an offer on a home, we HIGHLY recommend you include a few contingencies, especially if you’ll be getting a loan to pay for the property. Let’s talk a bit about financing and appraisal...
CLOSING TIME (FOR BUYERS)

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Alright, it’s down to the wire! Contingencies are satisfied, financing is sorted, and you’ve been sent a Settlement Statement. Now, let’s talk about the details of closing.
WTH IS A TITLE COMMITMENT?

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When you’re buying or selling a home, after you go under contract and the Title Company (in Montana) receives the buyer and seller information, they will send out what’s called a “Title Commitment” to...
ESCALATION CLAUSE

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In this seller’s world of competition, one strategy we’ve come across increasingly is the Escalation Clause. Let’s go over what this means, and what it could mean for you as a buyer.
BUYING FROM AFAR

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When you’re thinking of moving quite a distance and want to purchase a home, things get a little more complicated than if you’re riding around looking at homes in person. Let’s talk about what it’s...
CONTRACT DEADLINES

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One huge perk of working with a good agent is their knowledge and experience with the Buy-Sell contract and their working knowledge of the deadlines involved. Let’s talk a bit about them and what they could...