Tag: Tips or Advice

Why Picking The Right Closing Date Matters

There’s one detail of the closing process that regularly gets overlooked: selecting a closing date. This often-overlooked detail can make a big impact on your entire closing experience. Here are some tips when trying to select a closing...

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A Common Misconception about VA Home Loans

A common misconception of the VA Loan Program is that once you take out a VA loan to purchase a home, it is a one-time benefit that cannot be used again. However, that is simply not the case. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs,...

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Owner Occupancy

I often get asked at the settlement table - Why are 5 different lender documents required if the borrower is going to occupy the property? The answer is the interest rate and the type of loan offered by the lender may be directly related...

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DC Real Property Assessment Cap Credit

Understanding the property tax assessment process can be a bit tricky. Specifically, it can be difficult to understand the difference between an assessed value and a taxable assessed value. Part of the confusion has to do with the Assessment...

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Radon Testing in Montgomery County

Question from a client: The buyers are going to do a rebuild of their home. Is the seller still required to do a radon test or can we get an exception?  Answer from an attorney: Montgomery County’s Radon Testing Requirement Act provides an...

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