Yearly Archives: 2015

ENJOY THE HOLIDAYS, BUT…

As we always like to do at this time of year, the First International Title family would like to wish you and yours an enjoyable holiday season. Here’s hoping we’re all surrounded by family and friends, while sharing some wonderful

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YOU SHOULD KNOW THESE RULES

We ran across a piece recently posted by The Motley Fool on its website which we thought would be applicable to all of you prospective homebuyers in 2016. The story detailed a few new rules that you all should be

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2016 HOUSING MARKET PREDICTIONS

We are under 30 days and counting before a new year arrives, so it’s not surprising that many organizations are already beginning to distribute their respective predictions for 2016. To that end, Zillow, the home search portal, recently published its

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Typically, we use this weekly blog to provide information/statistics about the real estate industry and the title insurance business. Well, this week we are going to deviate from the norm. With the Thanksgiving holiday forthcoming, the First International Title family

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HOW ADDITIONAL CAR SPACE CAN AFFECT HOME PRICES

Apparently, when it comes to buying a house, there’s no such thing as free parking. At least, realtor.com believes this theory which it detailed in a recent story in the Wall Street Journal. In an analysis based on median listing

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WHAT TYPE OF HOME DO YOU LIVE IN?

Real Estate

We recently ran across a piece on RealtyTrac.com which brought up an interesting question – do you know what type of home you live in? As the story indicates, unless you are an architect, chances are you don’t know all

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WALKABLE COMMUNITIES ARE ATTRACTION FOR YOUNG BUYERS

Real Estate

As we always like to scan the news for the latest and greatest trends in the real estate business, we duly noted a piece that ran in the West Side Leader (Akron, Ohio) which quoted some interesting facts from the

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