Once you have a list of the features and requirements for the home you want to purchase, you can begin your search in earnest. Don’t be surprised as you go through the search process to find that you will modify your requirements. You may decide that some features are more, or less important than you…

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Use the tools on the Tellus Real Estate Solutions website Once you’ve narrowed down the location and property type, you’ll want to start thinking about your limits with regard to your loan amount, down payment and estimated monthly payments. Use the Mortgage Calculator tool on the Tellus Real Estate Solutions website to estimate payments for…

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Buying your new home: decide what kind of home you want Your search for a new home will be more successful if you form a good idea of what kind of home you would like to buy ahead of time. Here at Tellus Real Estate Solutions, we believe that you should start by looking at your…

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Buying your new home: step-by-step overview If you are a first time home buyer or if you have been out of the real estate market for a while, then you have come to the right place. Here you will find a step-by-step overview of the home buying process. Take a look at the home buying…

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Signing a contract

The final step in the sales process: closing the sale The final step in the sales process is closing the sale and giving the new owner possession of the home. The actual closing process is managed either by an escrow officer or real estate attorney. The role of the escrow officer is to make sure…

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Prepare to move out of your home Congratulations! You’ve put your home up for sale and received an offer that meets your requirements. Now what? The buyer has started their due diligence. Along with following up on that buyer due diligence you have another important task: preparing to move you and your family out of…

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We can help you stay on top of buyer due diligence steps As a seller, once you have accepted an offer, you still have some work to do. The vast majority of transactions will involve buyer due diligence steps. You will need to follow up with the buyer so that you are aware of the…

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When you or your real estate brokerage firm have priced and marketed your home effectively, you will receive offers. When you receive an offer, there are several things you will need to do prior to responding: Check for deadlines: Each offer will come with a specific deadline for responding. If you don’t respond by the end…

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Pricing your home correctly will ensure the sale of your home Pricing your home correctly is the most important thing you can to do ensure the sale of your home. The next important thing is to ensure that your home is marketed effectively. An effective marketing plan ensures that your property is seen not just…

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Chart comparing list price at time of sale, original list price, and sale price to days on market

Understand how to price your home correctly The single most important factor in the sale of your home is the price. Pricing your home effectively will get you the most money in the shortest amount of time. A real estate agent can help you with pricing your home, but the final pricing decision is yours.…

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