Monthly Archives: November 2012

What is Escrow? What are Closing Costs?

Originally posted on Go Urban San Diego Blog:
Part III of a series on the escrow process. Thank you to Kartikay Escrow for contributing portions of this blog. Closing Costs So, your escrow agent has helped you clear up the…

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10 Tips for Purchasing a Foreclosed Home

Originally posted on titlejunction:
Budget Carefully. Beware of letting a small price tag lure you into making a quick deal. Just because a foreclosed home is going for so cheap, doesn’t mean that its purchase won’t come with a lot of additional (sometimes…

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Closing Documents You Should Keep

Originally posted on The Real Estate Savvy:
On closing day, expect to sign a lot of documents and walk away with a big stack of papers. Here’s a list of the most important documents you should file away for future…

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Title Insurance: What Does it Cover?

Originally posted on Homeowners Today:
By including title insurance when purchasing property, your title insurer takes on accountability for legal expenses to defend your property title, should it ever be challenged. Many different occurrences can come into play to warrant…

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Most Common Things That Can Go Wrong When You Buy a House – no. 4 – Title Problems

Originally posted on Ayelet Gilad:
The title if a formal document that serves as evidence of ownership.  When you purchase a house, the seller has to transfer a clear and markable title without any restrictions so first you will be…

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Common Closing Costs for Buyers

Originally posted on The Real Estate Savvy:
You’ll likely be responsible for a variety of fees and expenses that you and the seller will have to pay at the time of closing. Your lender must provide a good-faith estimate of…

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