What To Do When Presented With an Outdated Form

I received an offer on one of my listings, but included in the offer were forms drafted using outdat...

How Long is the List of Things You Don’t Know About Selling Your Home?

Selling a house on your own is like explaining the solar system to a child. You think you can handle...

How to Calculate the Earnest Money Deadline in the Residential Contract

There's now a strict three-day deadline to deliver earnest money in the One to Four Family Residenti...

An accepted contract is just the beginning

As a homebuyer or seller, an accepted contract is exciting. But hang on … the deal’s not done. T...

What to look for in licensing agreements with listing portals

If your MLS or brokerage is considering signing a license agreement with an online syndicator like Z...

Who should be the point of contact for notices?

Whose contact information should be written in Paragraph 21 of TREC contracts to receive notices? Th...

Not all contract deadlines are created equal

"Time is of the essence" When this phrase accompanies a deadline in a contract, performance by party...