5 Most Common Reasons for Closing Delays
Seventy-three percent of home sales closed on time in October, but 25 percent of REALTORS® report a delay in getting to the settlement table, according to the latest REALTORS® Confidence Index, a survey based on responses from more than 3,500 real estate professionals. Only 2 percent say a contract was terminated completely.
What are the main problems encountered with delayed settlements? Real estate pros report the following:
1. Issues related to obtaining financing: 32%
2. Appraisal issues: 20%
3. Home inspection/environmental issues: 16%
4. Titling/deed issues: 11 percent
5. Contingencies stated in the contract: 6%
So when a delay happens to arise in your deal don’t get upset just talk to your realtor because usually these issues can be worked out.
Daily Real Estate News | Monday, December 04, 2017