Title and Escrow
Understanding Preliminary Reports
Will you be purchasing more than just a beautiful home?
Statements of Information
Statements of Information provide title companies with the information they need to distinguish the buyers and sellers of real property from others with similar names.
Title Insurance When Refinancing Your Loan
Lower interest rates have motivated you to refinance your home loan.
Title Insurance Requirements for Insuring Trusts
In today’s world of busy probate courts and exorbitant death taxes, the living trust has become a common manner of holding title to real property.
Title Insurance - Where Does Your Dollar Go?
Title Insurers, unlike property or casualty insurance companies, operate under the theory of risk elimination.
Understanding Title Insurance
What is title insurance? Newspapers refer to it in the weekly real estate sections and you hear about it in conversations with real estate brokers.
Creative financing: You’ve heard of it, and, as a seller, the idea sounds pretty attractive.
Closing and Title Costs
The day you go to the title or escrow company, sign your name on the dotted line, hand over a check and prepare to take ownership of your new home.
Required Reporting to the I.R.S.
Sellers of real property will have certain information regarding the sale reported to the Internal Revenue Service.
The Functions of an Escrow
Buying or selling a home (or other piece of real property) usually involves the transfer of large sums of money.
Why Do You Need Title Insurance?
It’s a term we hear and see frequently - we see reference to it in the Sunday real estate section, in advertisements and in conversations with real estate brokers.