The AMI Blog

The AMI Blog

Writing a Check for Closing Costs

Real Estate Closing Costs – A Guide for Sellers & Buyers

Buying or selling a home for the first time can be full of surprises. That’s because it’s not as simple as finding the house you’d like to purchase, or as the seller, finding an interested buyer. One of the biggest surprises buyers and sellers face are closing costs. These are…

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House keys

Loss Mitigation: Foreclosure vs. Short Sale vs. Deed-In-Lieu

Mortgage companies are well aware of the unfortunate circumstances that could cause a borrower to fall behind on their monthly loan payments. As a foreclosure is a very costly process for the lender, and not to mention its negative financial impact on the borrower, this is where loss mitigation comes…

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Termite damage

Selling a House with Active Termites or Past Termite Damage

Disclaimer – The information on this page is intended for general informational purposes only and not to provide legal advice. If your home has termite damage, you could have a big problem on your hands. Not only is it challenging to sell a house with a termite problem, but it…

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Foundation problems

Have Foundation Problems or Need Foundation Repair? Read This First.

Home foundation issues are scary for any homeowner as it can lead to major structural problems for your home. There are ways to repair the foundation without tearing it out and starting from scratch. However, it can be very costly. Therefore, the more you know about the different types of…

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Disclosure is best

What Has to Be Disclosed When Selling a House in Texas?

If you’re asking yourself this question, then chances are you know about something wrong with your home and are debating whether or not to mention it in your Seller’s Disclosure Statement. The short answer is this: you should always disclose any issues with your home that you know about when…

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Selling Your Home – Agent vs. House Buyer

You’ve likely seen billboards, signs, or other advertisements from house buying companies touting lines like “We Buy Houses for Cash.” What does a House Buyer do? A House Buyer is a common term used to describe a real estate investor. They’re also commonly referred to as Cash Buyers or Professional…

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