Purchasing a vacant lot or plot of land can be a very sound investment strategy. The land may even offer a number of opportunities for you to produce a steady stream of income. If you buy the “right” land, you might not even have to do anything with the property to recoup your initial […]
Your offer was accepted by the seller of a particular piece of commercial property. Don’t get too excited quite yet! There are still a few steps to take to ensure the closing process goes as smooth as possible. In addition to signing those closing documents, you need to ensure your sale is legal, final […]
Selling your home can be a stressful ordeal without the right preparation or assistance. From finding the right agent to keeping your home in tip-top shape, successfully selling your home takes a combined approach of both effort and patience. However, with the right amount of preparation and a few trade secrets, you can make […]
Whether you’re prepared for it or not, tax season is officially upon us. While everyone hopes to receive a sizable tax return, many people don’t realize that as a homeowner there are a number of home-related expenses you may be able to deduct when it comes time to sit down and file your taxes.
Here are just seven of the many home ownership-related tax deductions you should look into or speak to your professional tax preparer about before you officially file. […]
Title insurance is a critical component for anyone purchasing a home. Title insurance was designed to protect real estate owners and lenders from property loss or damage they may experience due to liens, defects or encumbrances in the title of a property.
Title insurance is key because it insures for events that already passed in […]
Owning property is a great investment and can provide significant supplemental income when you do it right. That being said, the way many people who promote real estate investment describe owning property can be a bit misleading in regards to its complexity.
Generally, unless you have a property management company, owning investment property isn’t a […]
What Is a Title Company?
Title companies play an important role in real estate and mortgage loan proceedings. When property sellers and buyers enter a formal purchase agreement, title companies act as a third party to ensure everything goes smoothly and that everyone involved is legally protected.
Many title companies also maintain escrow accounts during the […]
Eastern President Josh Greene shares information and tips on how to navigate the recent RESPA-TRID changes. Featured in The Washington Post.
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