So you’re planning to buy or sell a home in California, congratulations!
To help you navigate this website, choose your experience level:
Beginner: Getting Started
Who handles each task in a purchase/sale without real estate agents?
What is the typical step-by-step timeline for a real estate purchase/sale without agents?
What is the normal purchase contract that people use?
What is a contingency and what do people normally do?
Intermediate: Continuing Research
What are the most important terms in a purchase/sale contract?
What should I expect to pay for closing costs in escrow?
Do I need a home inspection for a FSBO? (Part 1; Part 2)
How do family transfers and gifts work?
How do sales work between landlord and tenant?
How do rent-to-own and lease options work?
What are some issues that can arise with FSBOs?
What are the typical disclosures involved with FSBO?
How do I get my home on the MLS?
What’s the secret to writing an attractive purchase offer?
Do FSBO homes get price discounted in the real estate market?