The Closing Disclosure Explained

The Closing Disclosure Explained

Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned pro, the real estate closing process can be confusing and overwhelming for many. When it comes to purchasing a home, you will become familiar with many types of paperwork throughout the process. Among these is...
How to Resolve Title Issues on Your Property

How to Resolve Title Issues on Your Property

Before selling your home, it is important to determine if there are any outstanding issues regarding your home’s title. If you have uncovered any title defects during the title search, then you must resolve them before the home can be sold. In this blog, we will...
Indiana’s Title Company for 160+ Years

Indiana’s Title Company for 160+ Years

From our humble beginnings as a single office to expanding to over 15 locations across the state, we are proud to continue to serve Hoosiers with their real estate title and escrow services. As our communities continue to develop and businesses come and go,...
Closing Day on a House: What to Expect

Closing Day on a House: What to Expect

Closing day on a house is a monumental event filled with excitement and a bit of nervousness. This event marks the beginning of a new chapter, but before getting your keys you will need to sign a lot of paperwork and have your checkbook ready. In this blog, we will...
What is a Short Sale in Real Estate?

What is a Short Sale in Real Estate?

When it comes to large purchases – we all love a good discount. Purchasing a short sale home will definitely give you the savings you’re looking for, but these real estate transactions come with a complicated process and a bit more risk than the typical home....
What Documents are Notarized at Closing?

What Documents are Notarized at Closing?

So you’ve found your new home and are ready to seal the deal. One of the first things you have to do before getting the keys to your new abode is signing a whole lot of paperwork. Some of the paperwork needs to be notarized by a third party known as a notary...
Is Earnest Money Refundable?

Is Earnest Money Refundable?

From appraisals and inspections to private mortgage insurance and down payments, there are many closing costs when it comes to buying a home. One cost that you may not be familiar with is earnest money also commonly referred to as a good faith deposit. In this blog,...
Real Estate Predictions for 2021 (and Beyond…)

Real Estate Predictions for 2021 (and Beyond…)

Real Estate predictions are often guided by the previous year and 2020 was certainly one for the books. As the new decade began, we were full of hope. The year started off bright with a successful housing market and economy, however, plans were changed by March due to...
The Most Expensive Real Estate in America

The Most Expensive Real Estate in America

What makes real estate valuable? The answer is simple: location. If you dream of living on sandy beaches in these five cities, be prepared to find a job (or two) to help cover the cost of living and your home’s mortgage. Let’s take a look at the five most...
The Best Holiday Decorating Ideas this Season

The Best Holiday Decorating Ideas this Season

As the year comes to a close, nothing else welcomes the holiday season like a festive and merry home. Whether you’re singing carols or snuggled up by the fire watching a movie, adding some holiday cheer to your home will make it even cozier. Let’s take a...