Dramatic weather events such as wildfires, flooding, extreme heat, drought, and storms are on the rise all over the world due to climate change. As a result, all of these climate-related events are posing an increasingly large risk to real estate and the housing market.
The average cost of selling a home in the US is approximately 10 – 15 percent of the sale price. This includes getting the house ready to list, the cost to hire movers, the real estate agent commission and fees, and the cost to address any necessary repairs. Learn more specifically how much it might cost you before you list your home for sale.
In most real estate deals, there are two agents involved – one who represents the seller and another who represents the buyer. However, there is another less common scenario in which one agent represents both the buyer and the seller in the same real estate transaction. This is known as dual agency. A dual agent …