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Notary Services and Real Estate Title Options

Notary Services and Real Estate Title Options

One of the most important choices you will make as a property buyer is how to hold title to your property.  Holding title to a property refers to how you own the property and the rights that go along with it.  Along with choosing how to hold title, buyers have the opportunity to choose a title agency to manage the title work.  Many title agencies offer notary and escrow services as well and some buyers like having all of these services under one roof.  Read the rest of this entry

FIRPTA = Not A Dirty Word…

What is FIRPTA? It is an acronym for the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act. It was enacted back in 1980 and requires withholding and remittance of 10% of the amount realized by the foreign seller of a US real property interest. Read the rest of this entry