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Why choosing a local title company is better

After 16 years of handling real estate closings, I could easily provide 100 examples of why a borrower, whether a homebuyer or a refinancing homeowner, should choose a local title company rather than allowing a national "out-of-town" title...

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Owner’s title insurance: Seller fraud and HELOCs

Part 5 of a series During our 16 years of business Federal Title has, on three separate transactions, paid out claims on owner’s title insurance policies due to a seller committing fraud by securing a home equity line of credit (HELOC) immediately...

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Title insurance and known title defects

“Don’t worry about it – title insurance will cover it!” … This is what I keep hearing from agents when they talk to their clients about potential title insurance issues: “Don’t worry about it, you are getting title insurance –...

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