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  This is a final reminder that if you purchased a property in Indiana in 2008, there are only four days left (until December 30th, since most county offices will be closed on the 24th, 26th and the 31st) to file for your Homestead and other credits with your County Auditor. If you are living in ...
The bankruptcy induced fire sale of the LandAmerica title insurance underwriters to Fidelity National is becoming more complicated. Matt Carter at Inman News updated the story Friday. You can read the entire article here. The unsecured creditors of LandAmerica are raising questions about the valu...
It's not unusual for a client who just recently bought or refinanced their property (like even just a month or two ago) to be back in my office for another real estate closing because they're either flipping that property or maybe refinancing their mortgage because rates came down. When we're in ...
Here's a question I get from time to time, especially when we're doing a lot of refinance closings. "I just bought title insurance ____ months/years ago (fill in the blank), why do I need it again. " Answer: Here's the deal. If you are buying a property, you want to know that the seller actually ...
No, we're not trying to be the boss of you, but at least 25 percent of our real estate closings involve a question of authority. That is, does each of the parties sitting in my closing room have the authority to complete their part of the transaction? If a party at a closing is an individual with...

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