real estate

Negotiating a Commercial Lease? Follow These 5 Tips for Better Success!

Leasing a piece of property can be a stressful process particularly if you are trying to find the right space for your business. A lot of people think that there isn’t any room for negotiating rent, particularly when the landlord is the one calling all the shots. Well, think again! As a tenant, you have a right to negotiate to try and get better terms that will benefit you and your company. Here are some


What to Expect at a Residential Real Estate Closing

So you’ve finally made it to the end of the road in your real estate transaction –  The Closing … Congratulations! You’re so close to completing your sale or purchase, and it’s nearly time to celebrate. But, before you get too comfortable, there are a few things you need to know about the closing process. “Closing” is the part of the real estate transaction where the buyer pays the sales price contracted for and receives


Out with the HUD and In with the New Closing Disclosure Form

Out with the HUD and In with the New Closing Disclosure Form! Effective August 1, 2015, the Integrated Mortgage Disclosure Rule will come into effect and will require special processing and forms for all residential transactions that have lender financing. Here are copies of the handouts and links to the new Loan Estimate (previously the GFE) and the new Closing Disclosure Form (previously the HUD-1 & Truth In Lending Disclosure). Call us with any questions