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April 10, 2012

Buying or Selling a Home

Basics of Buying a Home

Buying a home can seem complicated, even scary, considering the amount of money involved. But if you view it one step at a time, it becomes simpler. While real estate laws differ from state to state, there are several common steps related to buying a home anywhere, and all of them involve the law.

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Under the law, who does the buyer's real estate agent work for?

What is an offer?

How do I get a mortgage?

What is the title search?

What happens at the closing?

Practical Law Home | Buying or Selling a Home | Basics of Buying a Home
Basics of Selling a Home | Why Real Estate Is Covered By Special Laws | Real Estate Brokers
The Purchase Contract | Financing a Home Purchase | The Closing | The Fair Housing Act
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