BOI Administrative Letter 2022-01 on Split Settlements
http://thewoodlandretreat.com/the-garden-lodge In response to the Bureau of Insurance’s (BOI) Administrative Letter 2022-01 dated February 4, 2022, regarding “Split Settlements,” Safe Harbor Title and its corporate counsel have compiled the following list of frequently asked questions and answers, as interpreted by our corporate counsel, for purposes of clarification…
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Qarāwul However, our staff will be telecommuting until April 30th. Please email or call us for immediate assistance. A complete staff directory can be seen here. Additionally, our EMD drop box is located on the corner of the building, to the right of the main entrance….
COVID-19 Closing Continuity
Real estate people are patient and kind.
We do not envy, we do not boast, we are not proud.
Real estate people are not rude,
self-seeking or easily angered.
We keep no record of wrongs.
Real estate people do not delight in evil
but rejoice with the truth.
We always protect, we always trust, we always hope,
we always persevere.
Real estate people never fail.
New Federal Tax Changes for Homeowners
Many sweeping changes have happened over the past year, the tax bill being one of the most memorable to close out 2017. Homeowners are left wondering how this will affect them and the affordability of their home. According to recent data, only 6 percent of…
The Bizarre Ways Your Home Can Be Taken from You Legally Part 2
Think paying your mortgage on time every month means you’re safe from losing your home? Think again. There are many bizarre ways your home can be taken from you legally. Or, even if you don’t lose your home, the value of your home can be…
The Bizarre Ways Your Home Can Be Taken from You Legally
Paying your mortgage isn’t always enough to keep your home. You can pay your utility bills and property taxes … be a model citizen – and you can still be at risk of losing everything and having your world turned upside down. Without any warning….
Never Buy a Foreclosed Property without Doing This First
Foreclosed properties at higher risk for having title defects You should never buy a foreclosed property without a thorough title search AND title insurance – here’s why. First example: Look at the Massachusetts Supreme Court case U.S. National Bank Association vs. Antonio Ibanez in 2011….
Questions to Ask Your Agent about Title Insurance
Title insurance is not something in most people’s day-to-day vocabulary, unless you are in the construction, mortgage lending, or real estate industries. And yet, when you use a loan to purchase property, you are required to buy title insurance in every state except for Iowa….