Understanding Foreclosures

It is an unfortunate commentary, but when economic activity declines…

Closing and Title Costs

It’s the big day. The day you go to the title or escrow…

Creative Financing

Creative financing: You’ve heard of it, and, as a seller, the…

Statements of Information

What’s in a name? When a title company seeks to uncover matters…

The Functions of an Escrow

Buying or selling a home (or other piece of real property) usually…

Title Insurance When Refinancing Your Loan

Lower interest rates have motivated you to refinance your home…

Understanding Preliminary Reports

After months of searching, you’ve finally found it -- your…

Understanding Title Insurance

What is title insurance? Newspapers refer to it in the weekly…

Why Do You Need Title Insurance?

Title Insurance. It’s a term we hear and see frequently…

Adjustable Rate Mortgages

An adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) has an interest rate that fluctuates…