How Does Saved Listings Work?

To save a listing to your list of favorites, click into the listing you're interested in and simply click the "Save Listing" button from the listing details page.

You have now saved your listing!

To view your saved listings, click on the top " Saved Listings" link at the top of the screen near the menu. Save as many as you want and catalog them with this easy-to-use feature!

Real Estate Tips

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Working through financial jargon with a mortgage lender can be confusing, but you can make the process easier if you clarify queries up front. Real Estate ABC and About.com offer a few tips for talking to your lender and finding what home loan fits you best.
Don't be afraid to ask the pros and cons of each type of loan possibility - fixed rate loans are good if you are likely to have a lower interest rate and can pay it off quickly, while an adjustable rate mortgage will fluctuate during the term of the loan. And keep in mind that the total cost of a loan includes many fees, such as appraisal, request for credit report, inspection reports and recording fees. Sometimes these fees are negotiable, so be sure to ask your lender if there's room for move savings.
Ask about the lender's relationship with the financial institution they represent. The closing process moves quickly, and it's important to have a lender who feels comfortable getting in touch with the financial institution and making changes for his or her client as often as needed.
When determining a closing date on the property, it's best to work with a lender who can guarantee funding and turn-around of the loan within 48 hours of signing the necessary paperwork to avoid delays.
The most important tip? Trust your gut when choosing a lender. If at any time you're not comfortable with the answers given, or if the lender is vague or defensive, consider looking elsewhere.