Buying a Home Index

Chip's Clips on Real Estate

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  • What Does Homestead Mean?
  • Who Prepares a Real Estate Contract?
  • Is My Real Estate Deposit Refundable?
  • What is Tax Proration?
  • What Closing Costs Do the Buyer and Seller Pay?
  • Do I Need Title Insurance?
  • Buyers Beware!
  • Can I Transfer My Homestead Exemption?
  • How Do I Buy or Sell a Property "As-Is"?
  • What is a Quitclaim Deed?
  • What is the Difference Between a Note and a Mortgage?
  • Do I Need a Lawyer to Buy a House?
  • What is a Land Contract?
  • What is a Lease with Option to Purchase?
  • What is an Agreement for Deed?
  • What is Owner Financing?
  • What is an Amortization Schedule?
  • What is Involved in a Tax Deed Sale?
  • What is a Tax-Deferred Exchange?
  • What is a Purchase Money Mortgage?
  • What Does PITI Mean?
  • What is a Wraparound Mortgage?
  • When Do I Need a Title Search?
  • Should I Get Mortgage Insurance?
  • What is a Non-Qualifying Assumable Mortgage?
  • What is a Piggy Back Mortgage?
  • What is "PMI"?
  • What is a Deficiency Judgment?
  • How Does Selling a House Affect My Income Taxes?
  • How Does Buying a House Affect My Income Taxes?
  • Will the Bank Reduce the Interest Rate on My Loan?
  • Who Qualifies for a Homestead Exemption?
  • How Do I Apply for a Homestead Exemption?
  • If I Have a Homestead Exemption in Florida, Can My Spouse Hold a Homestead Exemption in Another State?
  • What Are Some Common Types of Deeds?
  • What are the Implications of a Mechanic's Lien on My Home?
  • What Does it Mean to Record a Satisfaction of Mortgage?
  • What is a Homestead Exemption?
  • What Is A Suit To Quiet Title?
  • What is the "Save Our Homes" Amendment?
  • What Role Does an Attorney Play in a Real Estate Transaction?
  • What Should I Look For When Reviewing a Real Estate Contract?
  • When Can I Apply for a Homestead Exemption?