Tag: closing costs

Consumer costs increase with RESPA reform

As is often the case with newly implemented “consumer protection” regulations, the consumer ends up paying more. Today’s mortgage borrowers can expect to pay more as a result of this past year’s RESPA reform, according to a recent study by...

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Title insurance claims

Despite a diligent search of public record, it's still possible for a title insurance claim to arise suddenly after you've purchased your home. Often times, claims are rooted in false or misleading information, making them difficult to detect...

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Not all title companies hate technology

I came across an article in Forbes today entitled “Why Title Companies Hate Technology.” At Federal Title, we love technology! We worked pretty hard around here to develop our consumer-friendly automatic quote software and then...

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