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...
TIP TUESDAY: BUYING & SELLING

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When you own your home and are thinking of making a move to a more appropriate space, a big question that comes up is about the logistics of simultaneously buying and selling. Let’s talk about options so you...
Loan Requirements

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With the help of a lender, I've put together a simple chart you can use to get an idea of what you kind of loan you might qualify for. As everyone's situation is different, talking to a lender is really the...