Home buying and home selling

Expect These Issues to Appear in Your Home Inspection Report

The moment when you finally land your dream home can be almost euphoric! Of course, as a savvy buyer, you know that you still need to see what the home inspection turns up before you sign on the dotted line. For many buyers, getting through this process can be stressful, especially if it's your first time doing so, which is why I recently wrote about what you shouldn't necessarily expect to find in the report. This information is useful when making your final decisions about the purchase, but it is perfectly understandable if you're more concerned with you actually should expect to see. In this post, you can learn about the most common problems found during a home inspection and how much it costs to fix them.

What Are the Most Common Contract Contingencies?

Chances are good that you've heard of contingencies, those small-but-mighty contract clauses that allow a party to back out of the sale if a certain condition isn't met. Depending on which side of the deal you're on, a contingency is either a curse or the best decision you ever made. You might think that they are relatively rare, but a whopping 91% of home sale contracts contained contingencies in August! Keep reading to learn about the most common contingencies that you might encounter during the home buying/selling process.