ATG Title Blog

ways to sell a condemned house
House selling tips

Strategies to Sell Condemned Houses Quick and Easy

It’s always exciting to get a new client listing, and finding out the house is condemned does not make it a bad thing. It gives …

Read More →
chain of title
Homeowner Tips

The Chain of Title and How it Impacts Real Estate Ownership

The chain of title is a record of all property owners from the original to the current one, and the transactions that have taken place.  …

Read More →
habendum clauses
Homeowner Tips

What Habendum Clauses Do And What to Look For

A habendum clause is a section in a real estate deed that specifies the details of a property transfer.  Included in this portion are the …

Read More →
5 ways to become a better real estate agent
Managing a Real Estate Business

5 Out-of-the-Box Ideas to Become a Better Real Estate Agent

Being a successful real estate agent takes more than learning to juggle multiple tasks, play therapist, and pass tests.  It takes courage and the ability …

Read More →
What an Easement Appurtenant means and how to create or get rid of one
Homeowner Tips

An Easy-to-Understand Guide to Easement Appurtenant

If you have no other way to access your land by vehicle except your neighbor’s driveway, then you have discovered an easement appurtenant.  An easement …

Read More →
what pending means in real estate
House Buying Tips

What Pending Means in Real Estate

In real estate, “pending” refers to a property that is under contract to be sold.  This means that the seller has accepted an offer from …

Read More →
what to do if a client sues you for not protecting their data
ATG Title News

What To Do If Sued For Not Protecting Client Data

This post has been fact checked by Lisa Rogers, principal attorney at ARK Attorneys. Real estate agents get sued for not protecting client data more …

Read More →
witholding in real estate when buying and selling a house
House Buying Tips

How to Know if You’re Responsible for Withholding & By How Much

When you are buying a home from a seller who is considered a non-resident (someone that lives in another state but is selling a property …

Read More →
commercial title insurance
Articles

Commercial Title Insurance is Different Than Residential & Vital

The biggest difference between residential and commercial title insurance is that commercial title insurance needs to be extra certain that the land purchased is able …

Read More →