How Long Until I Close? - It typically takes 30 days for financing to go through, but some government loans may take up to 45 days.
What is Earnest Money? It is a good faith deposit you put on a house with an offer to show you are serious about purchasing.
What are Closing Costs & Who Pays Them? Closing costs are fees associated with loan origination and title work. They can be negotiated between buyer and seller. They are not a set cost attributed to a certain person.
Do I Really Need a Home Inspection? In a word, YES. It's the first chance you have to find out about your new home as much as you can.
How Long Can a Seller Take to Respond? As long as they want! The deadline is to protect the buyer so they can be free from being legally bound by the offer if the seller doesn't follow the deadline.
Should I Do a Final Walk-through? It's a good idea to make sure that repairs were made before closing and that nothing has happened to the property during the time between the offer and the closing date.