Eray Kocaman's Blog Posts

Escalation Clause in Real Estate

Use of 'Escalation Clause' Skyrockets in Hot Seller's MarketBy Joel Maxson, Florida Realtors Associate General CounselAs escalation clauses become more popular during this hot seller’s market,

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What Does "Contingent" Mean In Real Estate?

What Does "Contingent" Mean In Real Estate?In the world of real estate, there are many words that your everyday homebuyer -- and even some real estate agents new to the field -- may not be able to

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What Does "Pending" Mean In Real Estate?

What Does "Pending" Mean In Real Estate?If you find the home of your dreams but it is listed as “pending,” you might find yourself discouraged. However, it is possible that not all hope

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Real Estate Market Predictions 2021

Fla.’s May Housing Market Strong, Shows 2020 COVID-19 ImpactBy Marla MartinFlorida Realtors’ data: May had more closed sales, more new listings and higher median prices (up 27.7% for

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Real Estate Market 2021

Real Estate Economy: It’s Not a Bubble Unless it PopsA bubble, by definition, pops and prices plummet. Look at buyer demand. Look at homeowner equity. Prices could stop going up for a bit

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Closing Costs for Sellers

Nearly every metro area tracked by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) – 99% – recorded year-over-year price increases in the first quarter of 2021, according to the

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Closing Costs for Buyers

Closing costs are fees and expenses you pay when you close on your house, beyond the down payment. These costs can run 3 to 5 percent of the loan amount and may include title insurance, attorney,

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How to Prepare Yourself to Buy, Rent or Sell a Home This Year

Prepare To Buy a House With These 10 Must-Do StepsWant to know how to prepare to buy a house? If you think this will be the year to put your rental days in your rear-view mirror

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