How can you be ensured of your total protection. You cannot, but there are some fail safes that you have have put in place by your very own Seasoned Real estate agent. You can make sure they are running interference with your lender and watching over your transaction on their side. You can make sure your realtor is with you when signing loan documents. You can make sure you agent is running comparables before you put pen to paper. You can also make sure your agent respects your contingencies so you don't lose your deposit.
Here is a quick Video we put together that gives a bit of introduction to our Santa Clarita Real Estate abilities. Enjoy and let us know if we can help you.