Earnest Money Deposit
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What does EMD mean when buying a house?
EMD stands for Earnest Money Deposit. An Earnest Money Deposit is made to represent a buyer good faith in buying a home. The money is placed into an escrow account until the contract closes. This EMD is then applied to the buyer closing costs, transaction fees, or down payment. Do you get earnest money back?
What is an earnest money deposit (EMD) in real estate?
An earnest money deposit (EMD) in real estate is money that you put down with a contract. It is good a good faith deposit that shows the seller you are serious about closing the transaction. This is an important gesture from the buyer that will make the home sale process smoother.
What is an EMD check?
What is an EMD Check? EMD stands for Earnest Money Deposit. An Earnest Money Deposit is made to represent a buyer good faith in buying a home. The EMD is often given to your Real Estate Agent when the purchase agreement is signed.
Who is the EMD held by in a contract?
The EMD is held by the escrow agent, named in the contract. The real estate broker or the settlement agent can act as your escrow agent.