Real Estate Influence Articles

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October 10, 2012 – 1,009 views
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A commercial real estate closing is the final step in the real estate sales process. In an ideal closing situation, both the buyer and seller are motivated to sign the closing papers and finalize the sale. The lender will have all conditions of closing addressed, and the closing will proceed without delay. However, seasoned commercial real estate sales and lending professionals understand that issues can arise during this final step in the process that can delay the finalization of the sale... Full Story 
September 24, 2012 – 879 views
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Real estate auctions have traditionally been viewed as last-ditched options for homeowners in serious fiscal trouble. In today's tough economic climate, many bank-hosted home auctions sell off properties that homeowners have lost to foreclosure. However, it's important to note that some homeowners prefer to sell their properties at auction because of the speed, convenience and potential gains associated with this method of real estate sales... Full Story 
September 14, 2012 – 963 views
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Boilerplate provisions in real estate contracts serve a very useful purpose. Each provision represents a culmination of work over a period of time. The provision has been worked and reworked to reflect the very best and latest thoughts on a particular problem. It is very easy to just insert the boilerplate clause in a real estate contract without much thought. Real estate professionals should pause before taking that easy way out. Look at each boilerplate provision and make sure it really is the one you want. There are always ways to improve the language... Full Story 
August 21, 2012 – 1,008 views
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There are issues associated with any ground lease transaction, and property owners and tenants alike should be aware of these legal concerns to make sure they don't create insurmountable problems down the line. The characteristics of ground leases vary from case to case, and while Americans may be more aware of the practices involved in the purchase and sale of real property, a significant portion of improved land in the United States is built on... Full Story 
August 17, 2012 – 953 views
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Home staging is the practice of preparing your home before potential buyers tour the structure and potentially make a bid. In some cases, this process requires that you update or decorate certain rooms for maximum appeal, even if you would not normally arrange the space in such a way yourself. There are numerous home staging tricks that you can employ to help you get your asking price. Full Story 
August 6, 2012 – 938 views
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Real estate professionals might consider going digital with an online open house. Full Story 
July 30, 2012 – 1,279 views
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The HUD-1 Settlement Statement is often referred to as the "HUD-1." Full Story 
July 9, 2012 – 1,050 views
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The American Land Title Association (ALTA) is the national trade association for the title insurance industry. Full Story