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How to Negotiate Issues After a Home Inspection

Every realtor knows that no real estate transaction is complete until money has exchanged hands. However, many homebuyers and sellers think that the “deal” is done when the contract is signed. In the vast majority of cases, particularly in the … Read More

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4 Times to Increase Your Asking Price After Listing

Right now, the real estate market is a seller’s market. That means that inventory is low, buyers are fighting for what homes are on the market and sellers can get a great return on properties that are sold. While in … Read More

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The Difference Between a Deed and a Title

Whether you’re a real estate agent or a homebuyer, there’s a good chance that you’ve used the terms deed and title interchangeably before. While a title and deed refer to very similar things, be careful when using them in the … Read More

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What Every Realtor Should Know About Title Insurance

As a realtor, it’s your job to guide clients through the entire home purchasing process. It’s easy for first-time homebuyers and seasoned homebuyers to become overwhelmed by piles of paperwork and closing fees. Title insurance is often misunderstood by buyers … Read More

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Do Commercial Properties Need Title Insurance?

While many real estate agents and commercial property owners understand the importance of title insurance for commercial properties, there are many businesses that skip the extra fee and end up paying for it later. Since the 1870s, title insurance has … Read More

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What to Consider Before Buying a Home in the Country

At the end of a long workday, after sitting in traffic and fighting for a parking space on a crowded suburban street, the allure of the country is strong. What would it be like to give up the daily grind … Read More

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The Biggest Home Appraisal Myths

Home buyers and sellers often understand that a home appraisal is an important part of the purchasing process. However, there are many myths that could be damaging to your sale, purchase or finances. Do you believe any of these home … Read More

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How Can Bargain Hunting for a Home Backfire?

Everyone loves a great deal. That’s why the newspapers come with coupons tucked in them and every major retailer offers steep discounts on Black Friday. However, a great bargain in the housing market is much harder to come by. The … Read More

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Do Newly Constructed Homes Need Title Insurance?

At Homeland Title, we recommend title insurance for every home, whether it’s had 10 owners or zero. Why is title insurance important for newly constructed homes that have yet to have a single owner? Title Insurance 101 Title insurance protects … Read More

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Could Home Staging Sabotage Your Sale?

Prospective home buyers do not like walking into an empty home. Instead, they want to envision themselves living in the space with the help of furniture, décor and accessories that make the room complete. Home staging is like a professional … Read More