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Why You’ll Meet 2 Underwriters When Buying a House & What They Do to Help.

When you’re closing on a home you’re already expecting mountains of paperwork, confusing contracts that will be presented in legal jargon, and a lot of people asking you to sign things. Some of these people may have titles and work for companies you have never heard of, and that is where closings can get a …

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How to Sell Your Investment Property & Save With 1031 Exchanges

If you’re looking to sell an investment property, but realized the sticker shock of taxes, you’ve probably come across a confusing option called a 1031 exchange.  1031 exchanges are great for real estate investors because they can save you money, but you have to know the nuances and jargon that comes along with them.  This …

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Why Are Real Estate Agent Commissions High & What Do You Actually Get?

Real estate agents are masters of home marketing, and they know exactly what buyers are looking for.  This includes knowing how to describe your home to make it stand out, getting the right angles in photographs to detail the property for a new owner and which features to focus on based on other properties that …

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Do Home Title Insurance Rates Increase Over Time?

There’s no doubting it – title insurance rates are confusing. They’re baffling because most people immediately compare it to car or health insurance. But title insurance (both owner’s and lender’s) are nothing like a traditional insurance package that fluctuates in price, cost and coverage. That is where the confusion sets in. If you’re asking yourself …

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