Monthly Archives: September 2016

Real Estate Term of the Week

Quitclaim Deed: A quitclaim deed is a legal instrument which is used to transfer interest in real property. Generally a quitclaim deed relieves the grantor of liability regarding the ownership of the property. The...

Real Estate Term of the Week

Short Sale: A real estate short sale is any sale of real estate that generates proceeds that are less than the amount owed on the property. A real estate short sale occurs when a...

Real Estate Term of the Week

Multiple Listing Service (MLS): A multiple listing service is a collection of private databases used by real estate brokers who agree to share their listing agreements with one another to locate ready, willing, and...

Real Estate Term of the Week

Settlement: A term for the close of a real estate transaction. Settlement occurs when the buyers, sellers, and their agents sign the closing documents of a transaction. Settlement or closing procedures vary by location

Can I Sell My Home in the Fall?

Timing the market is challenging, whether we’re talking stocks or real estate. At least in real estate we can distinguish selling trends that coincide with each of the four seasons. But trends don’t guarantee...