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Adjustable Rate Mortgages
Closing Costs When Buying Or Refinancing A Home
Common Ways Of Holding Title
Condominium and PUD Ownership
Documenting Your Assets - Verifying Your Down Payment
Environmental Issues
FICO® Scores
Items You need When Apply For A Loan
Land Contract
Lead Poisoning
Living Trusts
Mechanics' Liens
Real Estate Glossary
The Advantages Of Different Types Of Mortgage Lenders
The Advantages Of Different Types Of Mortgage Lenders
The Biweekly Mortgage - Who Needs It?
Underground Heating Oil Tanks
Understanding Foreclosures
Where Does The Money Come From For Mortgage Loans?
Which ARM Is The Best Alternative?
Your Savings And Down Payment

Tips For Buyers

Avoiding Financial Stress
Build A Plan of Action and Get Ready
Finding the Right Seller
Getting a Legitimate Lender and Getting Pre-Approved
Hot, Normal, and Cold Markets
Importance Of Inspection
Is Buying a Home Still a Smart Plan?
Thinking About Buying a Foreclosure?
Use a Buyer's Agent
Why You Should Not Make Any Major Credit Purchases

Tips For Sellers

Considering Offers
Finding The Right Agent
For Sale By Owner - Good Idea?
Getting the Highest Price in the Shortest Time
Insist On A Home Inspection
Know Why You Are Selling
Making A Good First Impression
Plan Of Action
Setting The Price
What Is A Short Sale, Anyway?

Title and Escrow

Closing And Title Costs
Creative Financing
Required Reporting to the I.R.S.
Statements of Information
The Functions Of An Escrow
Title Insurance - Where Does Your Dollar Go?
Title Insurance Requirements for Insuring Trusts
Title Insurance When Refinancing Your Loan
Understanding Preliminary Reports
Understanding Title Insurance
Why Do You Need Title Insurance?
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