Monday, June 30, 2008

Surveys, Appraisals & Titles... Oh My!

Are you wondering about the steps involved in a real estate transaction?

Your team of real estate professionals is what your Realtor is all about.

We all hold hands to make the transition smooth.

The first step in buying is choosing a lender and getting prequalified and preapproved. I can recommend several lenders to you. The lender orders the appraisal after a contract is ratified.

For closing you'll need an attorney or title company. Again, I can make local recommendations.

If you need a survey, your attorney or title company can order it, but many lenders don't require one. But you may want to know your property lines.

Read more in this article orginally printed in the "Real Estate Weekly", online at NBC29's "HomePlace":

Survey, Appraisal, Title Insurance....Know the Difference


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