Many houses and apartments built before 1978 have paint that contains high levels of lead (called lead-based paint). Lead from paint, chips, and dust can pose serious health hazards if not taken care of properly. Read the rest of this entry
When purchasing a short sale, isn’t the title free and clear? Could liens present a problem? Oh, boy the questions you think and maybe don’t ask!! The answers to any of your questions can be Yes, or Yes, or No!! So how do I know?? Read the rest of this entry
Bogus letters result in $10 million in losses
Local homeowners and title insurance companies are being warned about possible mortgage fraud that involves bogus short sale approval letters from Bank of America.
Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, one of the largest title insurance underwriters in Florida, sent an alert last week, saying scammers are mimicking the lending giant’s approval letters, including similar language and the bank’s logo. Read the rest of this entry