Take Steps to Safeguard Your Earnest Money

The money you bring to the table when you make an offer on a property, signals your intent to see the deal through. This finance will represent a good chunk of change and before you hand it over, there are steps you should take to safeguard your “earnest money.” Eventually, the money will form part … Continued

Walking Away from a Property Purchase: Contingencies

Contingencies are those, sometimes pesky conditions listed in your purchase contract. These are conditions that must be fulfilled, relating to inspections, financing, insurance and the like. Your property purchase will be dependent on these contingencies being met.  For you, the buyer, contingencies form the escape hatch if your financing falls through, some uncontrollable event occurs … Continued