Title Insurance Explained

by: tim_eckert

September 27, 2018 / Categories: Realtor, Residential

Title Insurance Protects Your Property Rights. It provides coverage for certain losses due to defects in the title that, for the most part, occurred prior to your ownership. Title insurance protects against defects such as prior fraud or forgery that might go undetected until after closing and possibly jeopardize your ownership and investment. Title Insurance Overview When a piece of real property is financed, purchased or

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Tax Saving Strategies Utilizing 1031 Exchanges

by: tim_eckert

September 24, 2018 / Categories: Commercial Real Estate, Realtor, Residential

The 1031 tax-deferred exchange is widely known and utilized by investors to defer capital gains tax when selling and buying investment property (Not familiar with 1031 Exchanges? Click here to learn about the basics of 1031 Exchanges.) To qualify under IRC Section 1031 the basic requirements to maximize your tax-deferral are: Acquire “like-kind” property to be held for investment or productive use in a trade or business; Identify

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News Brief – September 2018

by: tim_eckert

September 10, 2018 / Categories: Commercial Real Estate, Realtor, Residential

The Landmark Abstract News Brief is a roundup of noteworthy articles from both the residential and commercial title business. The September News Brief contains articles on Random Acts of Cybersecurity, 10 Hottest Housing Markets for Home Improvement Loans, Commercial Real Estate Developers Building with Gen Z in Mind and much, much more. News Brief – September 2018

How to Avoid Closing Delays

by: tim_eckert

September 04, 2018 / Categories: Realtor, Residential

Purchasing a home can be a rewarding experience, but there may be delays in the closing due to situations that could have been avoided. Although closing procedures vary from state to state, having an understanding of what may be required at closing and preparing accordingly will help your settlement process go as smoothly as possible. LENDER REQUIREMENTS: Your lender may require additional documentation or inspections

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