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Waiving the Mortgage Contingency

Waiving the Mortgage Contingency

Most real estate contracts include contingency clauses. These are statements indicating the sale is conditional on something else happening. One of the most common contingencies is for a mortgage. The mortgage contingency will specify a mutually agreed upon amount of time during which the buyer will apply for financing and the loan will be underwritten. In […]

#Shutdown & Home Mortgage Applications

#Shutdown & Home Mortgage Applications

Many home buyers and home sellers may start to wonder how this government shut down impacts home mortgage applications. Whether it’s your mortgage application or the mortgage application of the buyer of your home, it’s worthing talking with your realtor and the borrower’s lender to understand the impacts. This is the latest from the National Association […]

Implications of the Tax Reforms for Homeowners

Implications of the Tax Reforms for Homeowners

As the new tax bill has made its way through the House and Senate, current and potential homeowners have been wondering: how will this law affect me and my family in the immediate future? Read on for some of the basic short-term implications of the changes to the tax code.

Outside the Pack

Outside the Pack

Here is a nice cover story from the Sunday Times Union about our independent boutique real estate brokerage. “If you’re a buyer, it doesn’t matter where the agent works, you just want someone who is honest, reliable, provides good customer service and understands how homes are built. Agents are part therapist, psychologist, family planner. It […]