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3 reasons HELOCs create title headaches

Home Equity Lines of Credit (HELOCs) may be difficult to obtain in today’s market, but not too long ago, everybody had one. Recently, a series of closings were delayed in our office due to issues with HELOCs, and I expect that dealing with...

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What exactly does a title company do?

While we talk all the time about the importance of shopping for title services, it’s about time we address what it is exactly that a title company does. Let’s take a closer look at what goes on between the time when you agree...

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Title insurance premiums: Who’s getting paid?

The cost of title insurance continues to increase. In just the last five years, due to a massive influx of title claims relating to the nation’s housing crisis, title insurance premiums have increased in Maryland, the District of Columbia...

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