Author: Joe Gentile

Reissue Rates Explained

What is a reissue rate? Simply put, it is a homebuyer discount on the cost of an owner’s title insurance policy. The following sets forth the requirements along with the most common questions we encounter from homebuyers. (Our title...

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Why Picking The Right Closing Date Matters

There’s one detail of the closing process that regularly gets overlooked: selecting a closing date. This often-overlooked detail can make a big impact on your entire closing experience. Here are some tips when trying to select a closing...

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Location Surveys, When Are They Needed?

When purchasing a property, there are many different expenses, a lot of which seem to overlap.  One expense that is frequently questioned is whether it is worth it to obtain a location drawing, a boundary survey or no survey at all. Most...

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What is FIRPTA?

The rules of FIRTPA changed February 16, 2016 when the withholding rate on properties over $1 million increased to 15%. Read our coverage of the increase of FIRPTA withholding to learn more. The Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act,...

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