What’s in a real estate contract?

Buying or selling a home is a big decision, and a lot of work goes into making sure it happens just right. A big part of that is creating a legal framework to ensure the buyer and seller agree on the particulars of the transaction. That’s why any time a home is sold, a contract ...

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How to create a productive home office

The home office has become an important space in the home for many people. Whether you work from home, telecommute occasionally or just want a dedicated space for your home finances, paperwork and correspondences, a home office is the logical solution. While a home workspace offers several benefits over a commercial office, it can also ...

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Tips to protect yourself from phishing

Imagine you’re about to buy a new home. You’ve found the perfect property, your offer has been accepted and your down payment is ready. When you receive an email with instructions to wire your down payment, you do as directed. But when you speak with your real estate professional, attorney, closing agent and mortgage professional, ...