COMMON TITLE PROBLEMS

Your home may be new to you, but every property has a history. And although a thorough title search can help uncover any title defects tied to your property, some things may be undiscoverable. And, subject to the terms of the policy, your title insurance provides...

MOVING CHECKLIST

The house is under contract! It’s time to start prepping for your big move. Below is a handy checklist of things to do so you don’t forget anything! TWO MONTHS BEFORE: Sort & Purge Research Movers Organize School Records SIX WEEKS BEFORE: Order Moving Supplies...

IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR CLOSING

The day has finally come! You are ready to sign all the paperwork to sell or buy your home. One last question: What type of identification do I need for closing? Below we identify the types of IDs that are acceptable and the types of IDs that are unacceptable. To be...

COMMON TITLE FEES & THEIR DESCRIPTIONS

When you sell or purchase a home, there will likely be a title company involved. A title company performs many tasks connected with three main functions: ESCROW AGENT, TITLE AGENT, and SETTLEMENT AGENT. As the ESCROW AGENT, the title company manages all incoming and...

PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION

When you buy, sell, or refinance a home, you’ll be required to submit personal information to your lender and title company. This information may include your social security number, bank account information and credit/loan information. Unfortunately, there is always...

12 Steps To A Successful Open House

A goal without a plan is just a wish, right? Every agent hopes their open house will lead to generating new buyer leads but without a plan, it’s just a wish. And if you’re going to be spending your precious Sundays doing open houses, you should have a clear plan and...