Yearly Archives: 2016

Picking the Right Title Company

When it comes down to buying a home, closing is the last thing on anyone’s mind. Everyone’s thinking about neighborhoods, inspections, flood zones, wind zones, and 100 other things – even the buyers and sellers agents can get caught up

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5 Reasons to be Thankful for a Great Real Estate Agent

It’s the Thanksgiving season and we have so many things that we can be grateful for having. Everyone should be counting their blessings at this time of year along with the calories in that pumpkin pie cheesecake. If time for

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Buyer (and Seller and Realtor) Beware: Scams and Frauds

Every time you build a better mousetrap, someone goes and builds a better mouse. The history of closings scams is long and illustrious. Back in the last recession, scammers would bring counterfeited cashier’s checks to a closing and stiff title

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Pros and Cons of Renting vs. Buying

There is no pressure like the pressure to buy a home. It’s seen as a hallmark of being a true adult. There’s pressure from friends, pressure from family and parents, pressure from society to hit that milestone in a big

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Obstacles to a Successful Closing

Closing is the last hurdle to selling your home, buying your home, and getting the keys. It is a very common procedure, but it is also one that is incredibly stressful both for buyers and sellers. Let us give you

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Is Fall the Ideal Time to Invest in Real Estate?

The answer is, “It depends.” There are a lot of factors that go into purchasing real estate, but seasons do have an impact on the market even in SoFlo. Families typically try to get moved and settled by the start

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10 Must-Dos for a Successful Real Estate Agent

Becoming a real estate agent must be easy, right? Nothing could be further the truth. Becoming a licensed real estate agent in the state of Florida is the result of study, hard work, and passing a licensing exam. Real estate

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