Am I choosing the right settlement agent?

Choosing a Settlement Agent: What Factors Should You Consider?

If you’ve poked around our website lately, you’ll have seen our specky new redesign and a new page of content: 5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Settlement Agent. Many buyers and sellers go with the settlement agent recommended to them by their real estate agent, but we’ve put up that page because it’s worth …



4 iPhone Apps to Make Home-Buying Easier

If you’re buying a home, you’ve no doubt discovered how complex the process can be. Luckily, there’s plenty of tools out there to help you with the tricky tasks of finding and financing your ideal home. Here’s 4 really handy iPhone apps to help you through the home-buying process: 1. REIWA You’re Home Purpose: Finding …


Residential Settlements

5 Reasons You May Need to Allow Extra Time for Settlement

Settlement date is the date on which your property transaction is completed and ownership of the property is transferred to you. Buyers and sellers alike are generally eager to have settlement completed as soon as possible, but it’s important to allow a suitable amount of time for settlement to be completed – because if you …


The Offer and Acceptance form

3 Essential Things Buyers Forget to Include on the Offer and Acceptance

When buyers make an offer on a property, they must fill out an Offer and Acceptance form. The O&A determines all the specifics of the sale – the sale price, the parties involved, and any special conditions – so it’s important to get it right. But not everyone does, and when a vital detail is …