Archive for the ‘Selling a Home’ Category

What commission rates have to do with your home sale

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

So you’ve decided to sell your home. Along with getting it cleaned up and ready to go on the market, there is the business of choosing a Realtor® and then there is the dreaded commission fees. Well, that’s what you may think, anyway. So what is the real deal with commission fees when it comes…Read More »

How can I save on closing costs?

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Experience shows that closing costs, average 2 to 3 percent of the home purchase price. Ways to save include:  * Negotiate with the seller to pay all or part of the closing costs.  * Obtain a no-point loan. The trade-off is a higher interest rate on the loan and many of these loans have prepayment…Read More »