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Closing Time: 6 Steps Every Homebuyer Should Expect

Closing Time: 6 Steps Every Homebuyer Should Expect

Editor’s Note: The following blog is adapted from an article originally published by American Land Title Association on Homeclosing101.org and is used here with permission.   Your long home-buying journey is almost over. You found the home you love, the seller agreed to your offer and now it’s time for closing. Of course, there’s a…

How to Shop for a Mortgage

How to Shop for a Mortgage

As someone looking to buy a home, you know how important it can be to shop for a mortgage. But the fact is most home buyers aren’t doing it. According to a survey of more than a thousand Americans, only a third said they always shop for the best loan rates, and 18 percent reported…

One in Five Homebuyers Might Not Sleep Tonight: Here’s Why…

One in Five Homebuyers Might Not Sleep Tonight: Here’s Why…

An unsuspecting family just bought a home from a seller who took out a loan on the property. Another homebuyer doesn’t know there are forged signatures in the chain of title. A third is unaware that an ex-spouse of their home’s past owner is about to resurface, claiming rights to the property. And another just…

Frequently Asked Questions About Title Insurance

Frequently Asked Questions About Title Insurance

When you’re buying a property, you’ll no doubt hear the topic of title insurance come up from time to time. If you find the term a bit confusing and want to understand it better, no worries! You are most certainly not alone. After all, a home is one of the biggest investments most of us…

Pros and Cons of Traditional Versus E-closing

Pros and Cons of Traditional Versus E-closing

You may have heard some buzz about e-closing these days, and if you’re planning to buy or sell a property, you may be wondering how e-closing differs from traditional closing and what the benefits and drawbacks could be. Let’s take a closer look.   What is e-closing? An e-closing enables a mortgage loan closing to…

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