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Using Option Money to Make Your Offer More Appealing to Sellers

You can make adjustments to your option money to make your offer more appealing to home sellers.

  USING OPTION MONEY TO MAKE YOUR OFFER MORE APPEALING TO SELLERS Most real estate contracts include a provision for an “option period.”  The option period is a span of time in which the homebuyer has an unrestricted right to terminate the contract for any reason so long as proper and timely notice is provided…

What is an option period in Austin real estate?

Understanding the purpose of an option period in Austin real estate transactions

After you execute a real estate contract to purchase a home (meaning all of the terms are agreed upon and all parties have signed the contract), you typically begin an “option period.”  The option period is a span of time in which the homebuyer has an unrestricted right to terminate the contract for any reason…

No worries about the new Austin real estate closing rules

What’s happening with all the changes in real estate closings these days? So there has been a lot of talk (hype) lately about real estate closings taking longer than expected due to new laws.   Despite the concerns you may hear, there’s no reason for a real estate transaction to take any longer to close than…

Quick Guide: Overview of the Buying & Selling Process

There is nothing hard or scary about buying or selling real estate, but it is a BIG THING.  In fact, for many people real estate is one of the largest monetary transactions they will ever experience. That’s why we think it’s important that you understand the process from start to finish — before you are…