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How to Shop for a Title Company

How to Shop for a Title Company

You’ve found your new home and you’ve negotiated a price with the owners. How do the two of you actually go through the transaction?  That’s where the title company comes into the picture. The title company performs all the necessary services to get ownership...

How to Shop for a Title Company

You’ve found your new home and you’ve negotiated a price with the owners. How do the two of you actually go through the transaction?  That’s where the title company comes into the picture. The title company performs all the necessary services to get ownership...

How to Shop for a Title Company

How to Shop for a Title Company

You’ve found your new home and you’ve negotiated a price with the owners. How do the two of you actually go through the transaction?  That’s where the title company comes into the picture. The title company performs all the necessary services to get ownership...

3 Things Title Companies Do For the Buyer

3 Things Title Companies Do For the Buyer

  You’re preparing to buy a house, and you thought you knew all the real estate jargon. A mortgage is a type of loan used to purchase a home, closing is when the sale of the property takes place, and a lien is an unpaid debt on a piece of property. Check, check,...

What Does a Title Company Do for the Seller?

What Does a Title Company Do for the Seller?

While you may be familiar with title companies from your experience in buying your property, you might be less sure how they assist you as a seller.  Just as they do for buyers, when handling real estate closings,  title companies are responsible for protecting the...

Birmingham, Alabama: The South’s Best Kept Secret

Birmingham, Alabama: The South’s Best Kept Secret

A City Rich in History and Progress Birmingham, Alabama has experienced a boom in recent years. Great James Beard Award-Winning Restaurants, amazing schools, great parks, and more make Birmingham truly the Magic City. If you’re looking to relocate, consider Birmingham...

The Closing Agent: Keyholder to Your Dream Home 

The Closing Agent: Keyholder to Your Dream Home 

  A closing agent or settlement agent is the entity or individual who oversees the closing process, including making sure title is clear and all the money is collected, verified, and disbursed in accordance with the terms of the contract and loan documents. A...

Home Buying Tips in a Hot Market

Home Buying Tips in a Hot Market

Even in market conditions that favor sellers, buyers can still close on a home they want for a price they can afford. At least, as long as you understand the challenges and do your due diligence. Read on to find out what you need to know to tackle buying in a seller’s...