FEMA has the option to search whether a property is in a flood zone, but the best way is to work with a Realtor who has access to property flood maps, as these are changi ... more
The second deposit can be made out to the buyer's or seller's attorney. During the attorney review, it would be finalized as to where deposit monies will be held ... more
Your best bet would be to speak to a mortgage person so they can explain all the scenarios to you. If you need to know who to contact, please feel free to contact me.