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The Art of Negotiating The Art of Negotiating

You've partnered with an agent, shopped for a lender, viewed home after home, and finally identified the house of your dreams. Now it's time to make an offer for it.

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What Does a Buyer's Agent Do? What Does a Buyer's Agent Do?

The process of buying a home can bring about a dizzying array of contracts, home tours, and haggling. The experience can be daunting even for those who have purchased a home before. A buying agent can ease that stress by walking you through the home buying process.

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Buyer Broker Agreements Buyer Broker Agreements

Once you've selected a buying agent to represent you, they will likely present you with a Buyer Broker Agreement (BBA, also known as a buyer broker contract). This certifies your partnership with the agent and spells out what sort of duties/tasks the agent will perform for you, while providing them the power to begin working in your best interests.

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Applying for a Mortgage Applying for a Mortgage

By Deb Perro

As exciting as the home buying process can be, beautiful homes to view, neighborhoods to explore, and possibilities to consider, it's the not-so glamorous tasks that turn those dreams into a reality, one of which is applying for a mortgage. Whether you're approaching lenders yourself, or utilizing a mortgage broker, keep the following in mind when applying for a mortgage.

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