Posts Categorized: Legal Considerations

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Title Insurance Explained

What is Title? The word “title,” can mean a number of things. In real estate, “title,”refers to one’s right to ownership, or any form of evidence of land ownership. Title is your rights to the land and improvements.  What is Title Insurance ? Title insurance is a protection mechanism that will protect you against any kind… Read more

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When Is A Deal A Deal?

The buyer’s agent submits an offer to the seller’s agent. Perhaps the form they have filled out says at the top MULTI-BOARD RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE CONTRACT 4.0. It is signed by the buyer and is accompanied by a photocopy of the earnest money check. After some back and forth they agree upon a price, the… Read more

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Taking The Short Route – The Process

Suppose you read my earlier post on why you should consider a short sale. What needs to happen in order to pull it off? Here is a short overview of the process. Get The Right People Involved It definitely helps to have a realtor involved in this process because there is a lot of back… Read more

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Who Reads Those Loan Docs Anyway?

Article reprinted with the permission of Thomas Besore. Please read this post, draw your own preliminary conclusions, and then follow the link to another article on this subject.  I promise you will not be disappointed.  See if your conclusions change after following the link at the end of the post. There are two essential sets… Read more