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Moving Hacks: Genius Tips for A Smooth Move

Gather your rubber bands.

Everyone acts like moving is this giant hassle. It’s time to change that vibe. We know you have a job and a life and, um — did you go to the gym yet this week? — but with a few simple moving hacks, your move is a cakewalk.

From packing your clothes to cheap home closings, we have moving hacks you can’t move without.

Forget all the obvious stuff about labeling boxes or only keeping what gives you joy. This is next-level. This is you morphing into a power-packing, cash-saving, 100%-easy moving genius.

Carly KaplanMoving Hacks: Genius Tips for A Smooth Move
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Who Pays for Title Insurance?

Depends on where you live — or what you negotiate.

  When you buy or sell a home, who pays for title insurance is one of the last items on your list—so it makes sense to want to understand the costs, so you can finally close. But it also makes sense that you might not have though about it much. You’ve been doing the open-house

 

When you buy or sell a home, who pays for title insurance is one of the last items on your list—so it makes sense to want to understand the costs, so you can finally close.

But it also makes sense that you might not have though about it much.

You’ve been doing the open-house thing, the realtors, contracts, and banks thing, and generally rewinding your imagination to when you didn’t have to deal with any of these things. 

Jared FletcherWho Pays for Title Insurance?
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How To Negotiate & Not Get Gouged on Real Estate Costs

Stay on the smart side of costs like a boss.

Once you’ve determined a sale price on your home, you still have a checklist of real estate costs to negotiate. Yes, we said negotiate. Some expenses are easier to bargain down than others but don’t just hand over money because a broker or a real estate agent tells you to. Know what you’re paying for

Once you’ve determined a sale price on your home, you still have a checklist of real estate costs to negotiate. Yes, we said negotiate. Some expenses are easier to bargain down than others but don’t just hand over money because a broker or a real estate agent tells you to. Know what you’re paying for and negotiate the real estate costs.

These negotiations don’t have to be stressful or take forever. When you know what you’re talking about, you come across as confident and reasonable — and you get what you want out of the deal.

Carly KaplanHow To Negotiate & Not Get Gouged on Real Estate Costs
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Shopping Your Real Estate Closing Provider

It's a must.

Shopping. It’s ubiquitous. Shopping your real estate closing provider, though. Unheard of. As consumers, we choose to shop everything. I, for one, shopped my car insurance. I shopped the handyman I needed to fix my roof. I’ll even go as far as to admit that I shopped the running sneakers I bought last week…FIST PUMP—saved

Shopping. It’s ubiquitous. Shopping your real estate closing provider, though. Unheard of.

As consumers, we choose to shop everything. I, for one, shopped my car insurance. I shopped the handyman I needed to fix my roof. I’ll even go as far as to admit that I shopped the running sneakers I bought last week…FIST PUMP—saved $30!

Whether you prefer retail therapy or you’re economical and shop around for the best price, the reality is, we’re ALL shoppers of some sort.

Evan FilsShopping Your Real Estate Closing Provider
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Real Estate Closing Survival Guide – Quick, Easy Tips

All Your Questions Answered.

You signed the contract and are ready to pack up the car and head to the beach because, well…because you’re officially about to become a home buyer (or seller)! What’s left, you ask? Great question! Here’s your real estate closing guide from contract to closing on the purchase or sale of your home.

You signed the contract and are ready to pack up the car and head to the beach because, well…because you’re officially about to become a home buyer (or seller)! What’s left, you ask? Great question! Here’s your real estate closing guide from contract to closing on the purchase or sale of your home.

SimplyTitleReal Estate Closing Survival Guide – Quick, Easy Tips
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