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Most popular articles of 2011

Our blog is one of our best tools for communicating with our clients. We use this space to answer commonly asked questions and address industry changes that may impact you, the homebuyer (or the homeowner who wants to refinance). It’s...

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On RESPRO and ABAs

Last month a rather interesting meeting took place between Federal Reserve Staff and the Real Estate Services Providers Council (RESPRO). When you have a few minutes, I strongly recommend taking a look at this report presented as evidence...

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Why aren’t more title companies transparent?

On average, title charges (i.e., settlement or closing fee, title insurance) comprise 70 percent of the total variable closing costs. Since title charges do vary significantly from title company-to-title company in DC, MD, VA, and FL, it...

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