Real Estate Glossary Terms & Definitions to Know. Many terms in real estate are universal throughout the nation. For example, “closing” in one area is sometimes called a “settlement” or “escrow” in another.  Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM): A mortgage that provides ...

Buying a new home is exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. Here's a list of tips to help make your home buying experience more pleasant. Choose the right person If you're thinking about buying a home, you'll want to ...

SARASOTA, FL – Realtors, homebuyers and homesellers who are losing real estate deals because of low-ball appraisals from out-of-town appraisal management companies will benefit from a series of appraisal seminars scheduled in September. Sponsored by HomeBanc, “Appraisals 2010” will educate ...

It takes a village to buy a home. Well, not really, but it is helpful to have a qualified team of professionals on your side to help you take advantage of opportunities and to avoid pitfalls along the way. The ...