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The Sussex County Women's Journal Featuring The Julie Gritton Team


Welcome to the thrilling world of real estate, where the Julie Gritton Team is ready to take you on an adventure like no other! Buckle up and get ready to navigate the twists and turns of the industry with confidence and excitement. Don’t let the complex jargon and technical terms intimidate you - we’re here to guide you through the process and make it an unforgettable experience. With over 50 years of combined experience, our team knows the ins and outs of the local market and is passionate about helping you find your dream home or make a smart investment. Additionally by learning the top real estate terms, you’ll be equipped to make informed decisions and seize every opportunity that comes your way. So what are you waiting for? Join us on this thrilling journey and let’s make your real estate dreams a reality with the Julie Gritton Team!

1. Appraisal: A professional assessment of a property’s value based on various factors such as location, condition, and comparable sales.
2. Closing costs: The fees and charges associated with the finalizing of a real estate transaction, such as title search, appraisal, and legal fees.
3. Equity: The value of a property minus any outstanding mortgages or liens.
4. Mortgage: A loan used to purchase a property, typically with a fixed or adjustable interest rate and a set repayment period.
5. Title: The legal document that proves ownership of a property.
6. Zoning: The laws and regulations that govern how land can be used, including residential, commercial, and industrial zoning.
7. Escrow: The process of holding money or property in a third-party account until a transaction is completed.
8. Home inspection: A thorough examination of a property’s condition, typically conducted by a licensed inspector, to identify any potential issues or repairs that need to be made.
9. Listing: A property that is actively for sale and advertised by a real estate agent or broker.
10. Commission: The fee paid to a real estate agent or broker for their services in helping to buy or sell a property.
11.Down payment: The initial payment made by a buyer when purchasing a property, typically a percentage of the total purchase price.
12. Property tax: A tax assessed on the value of a property, usually paid annually to the local government.
13. Homeowners association (HOA): An organization that sets and enforces rules and regulations for a community or condominium complex, often collecting fees to maintain common areas and amenities.
14. Amortization: The process of gradually paying off a mortgage over time through regular payments.

15. Deed: A legal document that transfers ownership of a property from one party to another. 

Are you ready to buy or sell in 2023?

Call the Julie Gritton Team today. We are passionate about helping buyers find their dream homes and make smart investments in our vibrant real estate market and sellers sell their home in an ever changing market. From cozy family homes to luxurious waterfront properties, we have the expertise and local knowledge to guide you through every step of the process. Plus, with our friendly and personalized approach to service, you’ll feel like you’re working with old friends. So why wait? Contact the Julie Gritton Team today and let us show you how to Buy with Confidence, Sell with Success in our amazing local Delaware real estate market!



By Julie Gritton, CRS®, ABR®, SRS® Broker / REALTOR®