What is the Cash Closing Process?

What is the Cash Closing Process?

Paying cash for a home is not a new trend in the homebuying and real estate market. Depending on the actions of the market, paying cash at closing can be a real boon to both buyer and seller. For the buyer, being able to pay in cash can strengthen negotiating...
Homebuying Timeline

Homebuying Timeline

The homebuying process can certainly be an intimidating one. Seeing as your home represents your greatest financial commitment, undoubtedly, you want to make sure you go about the buying process in the best way possible. There is a delicate balance, though, when it...
What is an Escrow Account?

What is an Escrow Account?

If you frequent websites focused on homebuying, real estate markets, and other related topics, you’re likely familiar with the word “escrow,” but you may not know what that really means. Well, luckily for you, one of our past blog posts tackled that...
What Buyers Should Do Before Closing on a House.

What Buyers Should Do Before Closing on a House.

The time has come for you to close on your new house. First thing’s first: congratulations! For all the excitement, you may be nervous about having everything in order when closing day arrives. Which is exactly why we want to present you a short list of things...
Title Insurance: What is it, Why is it Important in 2020?

Title Insurance: What is it, Why is it Important in 2020?

We are a title insurance company, so it should come as no surprise that we are proponents of title insurance. So it’s understandable that when we see buyers and sellers of properties struggle with understanding what title insurance is and why it’s so...
Three Key Real Estate Trends for 2020

Three Key Real Estate Trends for 2020

The housing game doesn’t sleep, not for a second. Just when you think you know what’s happening in real estate, something comes along that changes the game completely. 2019 was that way and 2020 looks to be the same, carrying with it trends and shifts to...
Important Indiana Property Tax Notice

Important Indiana Property Tax Notice

2019 is quickly coming to a close. Metropolitan Title wants to give Indiana homeowners the information they need to best prepare for State Property Taxes. We know how important the timing for these notices are to you. Here is what you need know to keep you and your...
Selling Your Home During the Holiday Season

Selling Your Home During the Holiday Season

There is something inherently cozy about the holidays, isn’t there? Whether you’re singing about being at home on your chosen holiday or watching a movie about a red nosed reindeer who saves the day, there is a certain sentimentality when it comes to your...
Scott Catanzarite: Doing Good in His Community

Scott Catanzarite: Doing Good in His Community

Scott Catanzarite has been a Branch Manager at Metropolitan Title Company for the past 5 years. When he’s not delighting Hoosiers with the best home-buying process in the state, Scott has a passion for helping people in need. This week, Scott is taking part in...
Simple Steps to Avoid Falling Victim to Wire Fraud

Simple Steps to Avoid Falling Victim to Wire Fraud

The FBI says that criminals are becoming better at committing malicious wire fraud schemes and that the frequency of these cyberattacks is on the rise. Fraudsters have also become more sophisticated: emails with proper grammar and email signatures as well as non-email...