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Common Negotiables

Most Common Negotiables in a Real Estate Transaction: While many home buyers and sellers focus on price, there are many common negotiables in a real estate transaction that you should be aware of. Price Earnest Money Deposit:  H...

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Negotiating Repairs After Inspection

Negotiations After a Home Inspection: Tips for Getting Repairs & Closing Credits Nearly all home inspection reports list items in need of repair or replacement.   Negotiations after home inspection are common.  If major defects th...

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Appraisal Negotiations

What is an Appraisal? An appraisal is an unbiased professional opinion of a home’s value. The appraisal assures the lender that they aren’t handing the borrower more money than the home is worth and that you are not overpaying! Appr...

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Force Majeure or “Acts of God” like Hurricanes

What to do if a major storm or hurricane is headed your way while you are under contract? Great news, the Florida standard real estate contract known as the FloridaRealtors/FloridaBar-ASIS-5x  contains a force majeure clause.  This cla...

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What Is CAM

What is CAM? CAM stands for Common Area Maintenance and is also known as “Operating Expenses".  In a commercial lease, a CAM provision requires the tenant to pay their pro-rata share of the operating and maintenance expenses for t...

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