ATG Title Blog

Pre Approval vs Pre Qualified What’s the difference
House Buying Tips

Pre-Approval vs Pre-Qualified: What’s the difference?

While pre-approval and pre-qualification are both important when buying a home, there are slight differences that impact how smoothly your transaction will go.  Both statuses …

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the difference between a grantor and grantee
House Buying Tips

Grantor Vs. Grantee: What’s The Difference?

When you’re approaching the closing table and the title search is complete, you’re going to see the deed to the property you are buying or …

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what form 2553 is and saving on corporate taxes
Real Estate Investing

Form 2553: How to Use It & Save on Corp Taxes!

If you are ready to save money on your corporate taxes as a real estate agent, investor or small business, we are here to help.  …

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What an Appraisal Contingency Is
House Buying Tips

What is an Appraisal Contingency?

An appraisal contingency is a clause in a purchase contract that allows a home buyer to back out of the agreement without losing their earnest …

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What Quiet Titles and Quiet Title Actions Are
House Buying Tips

What Quiet Titles and Quiet Title Actions Are

A “quiet title” is a name given to a legal proceeding that takes place in civil court when someone makes a claim about the rightful …

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Pre-Foreclosure, Auction, REO What's the Difference
Articles

Pre-Foreclosure, Auction, REO: What’s the Difference?

The differences between pre-foreclosures, foreclosure auctions, and REO foreclosures (real estate owned) is that each one is a step in the foreclosure process instead of …

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what is a quitclaim deed
ATG Title News

What is a Quitclaim Deed?

A quitclaim deed is a legal document that either adds another owner to the title of a property, or transfers the title of a property …

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What is an FHA Loan
House Buying Tips

What Is An FHA Loan?

An FHA loan is a type of mortgage that is insured by the Federal Housing Administration (a department of HUD) that you can apply for …

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Curb Appeal Ideas That Can Increase Your Sale Price
FSBO

13 Curb Appeal Ideas Under $1,000 That Increase Sales Price

Having a welcoming home brings more leads and can increase how much money you will get in an offer, which is why curb appeal matters. …

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