Saturday School: How to Make An Offer on a Home

Woman with Home for Sale/Sold sign.
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Finding the house of your dreams is a joyous moment. But you can’t call that property “home” until you make an offer that the seller accepts.

If you’ve never purchased a home — or even if you have — this undertaking can be a bit of a mystery. By watching this video from Khan Academy, you’ll learn the ins and outs of the process.

You’ll also learn why making a larger deposit might increase your odds of landing the house. Finally, you’ll learn about contingencies, and how they can protect you when making an offer.

What lessons did you learn when making an offer on your current house? Share your insights by commenting below or on our Facebook page.

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