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Title Insurance Vital to Protecting Homebuyers – Part I

*Part I

By Jennifer Ferri, owner and operator of Title Junction, LLC

As recently as this summer, some questioned the use of title insurance, suggesting it was an unnecessary expense when purchasing a home. Yet over the last few months, reports that paperwork in the foreclosure process could be invalid have raised questions about the validity of title to foreclosed properties and sparked fear that homeowners who purchased in good faith could possibly lose their home. Read the rest of this entry

The “One-Sheet” that EVERY home buyer needs!

These days it seems like every house you view needs some kind of work.  You view home after home and as you walk through the $$$ just keeps piling up in your head.  The problem is, most home buyers don’t actually take the extra step and sit down to write accurate estimates of what repairs/upgrades would cost.  I’ve seen buyers time and time again say, “this property just needs too much work!” without even doing their research.  This is where my handy-dandy “one-sheet” comes in!  Every buyer should be equipped with this as you’re viewing homes.  This will help you make a more educated decision when finding the home that’s right for you.  Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry