What is Title Insurance and Do I Have to Have It

What is Title Insurance and Do I Have to Have It? | Home Buyer Tips

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Realtor Melanie Cameron explains what title insurance is, why you should have it, and the times you are required to purchase it. She gives examples of when title insurance could be helpful. Important info for home buyers to know. Get more great tips in our 60-page Buyer Guide. Don’t forget to comment, share, and like this video on Facebook and …

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The Upfront Costs of Buying a Home: Don’t Be Caught Off Guard!

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When you think about the money you need to buy a home, what comes to mind first? Probably the mortgage and down payment, right? While both are crucial for buying a home, there are other costs that buyers will need to pay before signing on the dotted line. If you’re planning to buy a home, don’t be caught off guard. …

In Addition to a Mortgage, What Costs Should Be Factored Into Owning a Home?

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For some home buyers, the extra costs of owning a home can be a surprise. When calculating how much home they can afford, they focus wholly on the mortgage payment (including taxes and PMI), which is, of course, a large chunk of their monthly expenses, but there are some other expenses they may or may not be aware of. We …

8 Hurdles to Overcome Before Reaching the Closing Table

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The buyers have finally found THE house, the sellers have been presented with a number they are happy with, and both parties have signed on the offer contract’s dotted line, but the race to closing has only just begun. Before the title can officially pass hands, there are some hurdles that both parties need to overcome. It’s unsettling to think …