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Real Estate Glossary Terms

  • Appraisal

    An Appraisal is the evaluation of a real estate property made by a neutral third party expert known as an Appraiser. There are a number of reasons a home Appraisal is done: -   To develop a realistic market price-  To set the property market value at the time of death of its owner, w ...

  • Locking The Loan

    An option exercised by the borrower, at the time of the loan application or later, to 'lock in' the rates and points prevailing in the market at that time. When lenders 'lock/' they commit to lend at a specified interest rate and points, provided the loan is closed within a specified 'lock period ...

  • Prepayment Penalty

    A charge imposed by the lender if the borrower pays off the loan early. The charge is usually expressed as a percent of the loan balance at the time of prepayment or a specified number of months' interest. Some part of the balance, usually 20%, can be prepaid without penalty. Usually, the penalty ...

  • Nontraditional Reinsurance

    Types of reinsurance instruments under which the amount of risk transferred is more limited than under traditional risk reinsurance instruments. The limitations on risk transfer take the form of an aggregate dollar amount or loss ratio limits according to the reinsurance coverage in effect. Premiums ...

  • Tort

    In general, a civil wrong, other than breach of contract, for which a court will provide a remedy in the form of a suit for damages. Torts include negligent acts or omissions on the part of a defendant. Liability insurance is designed to cover an insured (defendant) for unintentional tort acts. ...

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Risks And Rewards Of Selling Your Home Without A Realtor

Risks And Rewards Of Selling Your Home Without A Realtor

From the perspective of a home buyer, the position of a real estate agent can seem unjustified in its existence. Why in the world would you pay someone 6% commission on the total sale price of your home, just so that they can set up a couple signs in the yard and do some paperwork? On the face of it, it seems utterly preposterous; why not just sell your home without a ...

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The Do’s And Don’ts Of The Real Estate Code Of Ethics

The Do’s And Don’ts Of The Real Estate Code Of Ethics

In the real estate business, it’s no secret that flexible morals have had a presence in the field since the very beginning. Whether it’s real estate agents that conceal vital information to make the deal go through or real estate developers cutting corners on multi-million dollar housing projects, this business has a reputation for being less-than-reputable. ...

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How A Good Bio Can Kickstart Your Real Estate Career

How A Good Bio Can Kickstart Your Real Estate Career

As a real estate agent, it’s no secret that marketing is the key to good sales numbers. You’re not just selling real estate; you’re selling yourself. How you are perceived as a professional is the most important, most crucial and most notable aspect of your job. Regardless which region you live in, what type of real estate you sell or what you do in ...

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Real Estate Niche: Green Homes

Real Estate Niche: Green Homes

Life in the 21st century is coming with some very welcome changes. Nowadays, it’s becoming more approachable to have a lifestyle that allows you to live more harmoniously with your environment. We're heading towards a much broader path towards sustainability. People are looking into what a sustainable lifestyle would ask of them, and what changes they would have ...

How Your Appearance Affects Your Sales

How Your Appearance Affects Your Sales

As a real estate professional, you’ve probably heard one person or another talk about “dressing for success” while they show you their new watch or tailored suit. This expression is used broadly in a lot of different ways, but in the world of real estate it actually holds a lot more meaning than you might imagine. A crucial aspect of working as a ...

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