What you should ask your Realtor before making an offer


Things you may want to learn about before making an offer:

You’ve found a property you like and are getting ready to make an offer. You may want to find out or ask your Realtor a few questions about purchasing real estate in general. Here are a list of some of the important questions. You may also want to read my related posts: “what you may want to know about a property“, “what to ask your lender“, and “what you need to know to make an offer

  • What is an earnest money deposit, should I make one, and how much?
  • What is radon? Asbestos? Mold?
  • What are termites and other wood destroying insects in my area and what kind of damage can they do?
  • What is lead based paint and how can it affect me? If I buy a home built before 1979, why am I being warned about lead based paint?
  • What is a home inspection and how can it help me? What are other inspections I can have?
  • What is a home warranty? How much does it cost? What does it cover and for how long?
  • What is a contingency on a purchase agreement and how does that affect me?
  • What is an “Agency Relationship” and how does that affect me?
  • What is a “Title Insurance Policy” and how does that affect me?
  • What could someone resell the property for?

About Joey Marino

Professional and personable Realtor based out of Canton Ohio, selling real estate in all of Northeast Ohio. Stark County's most technologically savvy Realtor. Connect with me on any social network.

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