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What is a Special Warranty Deed

What is a Special Warranty Deed and What It Is Used For

A special warranty deed is a type of general warranty deed used to transfer ownership from one owner (a person, group of people or entity) to a new owner when the seller cannot guarantee 100% ownership of the property they are selling.  The biggest difference between a special warranty deed and a general warranty deed …

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Pre Approval vs Pre Qualified What’s the difference

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 also occur at different stages in the home buying and selling process. Pre-qualification is the first step in the homebuying process and pre-approval is the next. For both you will …

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What Quiet Titles and Quiet Title Actions Are

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 ownership of a property during a real estate transaction.   A “quiet title action” is the evidence provided by the person defending their ownership. The questions about ownership can come from …

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