Is your buyer qualified?

Unless the buyer who makes an offer on your home has the resources to qualify for a mortgage, you may not have a sale. If possible, try to determine a buyer’s financial status before signing the contract. Ask: If the buyer has been prequalified or preapproved (better) for a mortgage. Such buyers will be in …

Moving Tips

1. Give your forwarding address to the post office, usually 2 to 4 weeks ahead of the move. 2. Notify your credit cards, magazine subscriptions, and your bank of your change in address. 3. Develop a list of friends, relatives, and business colleagues who need to be notified of the move. 4. Arrange to have …

Out of town moving tips

There are additional challenges you face when you move out of town. Here are some key tips to keep in mind: 1. Get copies of medical and dental records and prescriptions for your family and your pets. 2. Get copies of your childrens’ school records for transfer. 3. Ask friends for introductions to anyone they …

5 Items To Have On Hand For The New Owners

1. Owners’ manuals and warranties for items left in the house. 2. A list of local service providers—the best dry cleaner, yard service, etc. 3. Garage door opener. 4. Extra sets of house keys. 5. Code to burglar alarm and phone number of monitoring service, if not discontinued.