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What Does “As Is” Mean?

When a seller advertises a home “as is,” it does not necessarily mean that there are problems with the home. Rather, by using that term, the seller is merely telling buyers upfront that the seller has no intention of fixing anything that may be wrong with the home. Read More

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Is a Home Inspection Really Important?

When you sign a contract to buy a home, whether it is a newly constructed home or a pre-existing home, the contract should contain a “satisfactory home inspection” contingency. A contingency gives the buyer the right to cancel the contract without penalty (i.e. get your deposit money back in full) if a particular condition of the contract is not met to your satisfaction.

There are generally two types of outcomes that can arise from a home inspection contingency: Read More

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