Home sellers need to determine an asking price, and buyers need to assess how much to offer and ultimately what to pay for their new home. Many of them rely on a professional Realtor for the data and analysis to help come to their decision, while others prefer to also do their own research online and rely on sites such as Zillow for guidance.
How to Sell a Home
Comprehensive Guide to Selling a Home
People often do not realize the importance of the process of “escrow” when buying or selling a home. It is a concept which many people are not familiar with, especially if they have not ever bought or sold real estate in one of the 32 states which use an escrow process. Most of the states along the east coast are not escrow states, and property sales there are done through attorneys and title companies. Often buyers who are relocating to California find it confusing when they are told that hardly any transaction here is done by an attorney.