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Title Insurance: What It Is and Why You Need It

Title insurance is defined by Investopedia as a type of insurance covering a party’s loss of interest in real property due to unforeseeable legal circumstances. For the most part, people are familiar with title insurance that is paid for by

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Title Insurance vs. Mortgage Insurance vs. Homeowner’s Insurance: What’s the Difference?

When you’re getting ready to close on your new home, all the insurance can be very intimidating. You have homeowners insurance, title insurance, private mortgage insurance, and a ton of other policies that by and large you understand the need

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Protect Your Money From Scammers Stealing Home Closing Wire Transfer

Whenever a system is put in place to stop fraud, there are crooks smart enough to get around it. It’s frustrating to build a better mouse trap and end up with a bunch of smarter mice! That’s kind of what

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A Great Reminder

Title Search, real estate

It was duly noted last week when our friends at the American Land Title Association (ALTA) sent out a press release reminding consumers of the top three reasons their efficient real estate transaction depends on the work of title insurance

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E-RECORDING PROVIDES BETTER CUSTOMER SERVICE.

e-recording, title insurance

Just like the general consumer, First International Title is all about trying to make real estate closings easier and more efficient. To that end, we have been e-recording across the board at all of our 25 branch offices throughout Florida.

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Title Insurance Offers Protection

Title Insurance, Protection

As the football season marches along, there’s no one on a football team that understands protection better than the quarterback. If he gets it, all should be fine and dandy. The same can be true when dealing with title insurance.

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What is an Estoppel Letter and why does it cost so much?

Estoppel Letter, Closing

What is an Estoppel Letter and why does it cost so much? This is a question Title Closers have to answer quite often when closing a real estate transaction. An estoppel letter is a legal document provided by the seller’s

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