What You Need to Know About Surveys
What is a Property Survey?What is the Purpose of a Land Survey?Types of SurveysHow to Read a SurveyReasons Why Your Client Needs a Survey What is a Property Survey? A property survey is a precise, professional measurement used to confirm a property’s boundary lines and…
7 Reasons Why Every Homebuyer Needs Owner’s Title Insurance
BUYING A HOME IS AN EXCITING AND EMOTIONAL TIME FOR MANY PEOPLE. TO HELP YOU BUY YOUR HOME WITH MORE CONFIDENCE, MAKE SURE YOU GET OWNER’S TITLE INSURANCE. HERE’S WHY IT’S SO IMPORTANT FOR YOU: PROTECTS YOUR LARGEST INVESTMENT A home is probably the single…
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.
Government Shutdown Delaying, Cancelling Deals Involving IRS Liens
January 8, 2019 The continued government shutdown is disrupting closings and causing problems for title companies trying to obtain lien payoff information from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). While the government has said tax refunds will go out despite a continued shutdown, it’s been reported…
Fed urged to improve wire fraud prevention policies
Industry News Wednesday, July 11, 2018 A Republican congressman is urging the Federal Reserve Board to step up its game when it comes to preventing wire fraud, including considering mandating financial institutions adopt payee matching. Payee matching is an extra step which financial institutions take…
Affordable Housing – Better Housing Coalition
Receiving this letter reaffirms our belief in the importance of affordable housing programs in our city. We are committed to supporting the Better Housing Coalition and their passion for building high-quality, affordable housing solutions, and developing sustainable communities! “Affordable housing is not only important for…
Safe Harbor Title Co. @ Sticks-n-Bricks with HBAR
We had the pleasure of touring a new home development here in town through the Home Building Association of Richmond. It’s important for people in our industry to understand not only new construction and also existing properties but the different stages of new construction. We’re…
A Happy Team Is A Successful One
We know how important it is to have a successful team and here at Safe Harbor Title we help close millions of dollars worth of transactions every year. Our clients, no matter how big or small, need to feel like they are being taken care…
Scott’s Addition momentum spurs another development deal
The Richmond Commercial Real Estate Market has taken a very colorful turn. We’re no longer focused on just housing but instead we’re seeing growth of mixed used spaces that include restaurants, retail and work spaces. Navigating the legalities of Richmond’s historic and industrial properties can…
Why Do You Need Title Insurance?
Most kinds of insurance are self-explanatory. Fire insurance protects against losses from fire. Auto insurance pays for damage or theft of a car. But what does it mean to insure your title to real estate? Real estate has always been considered a valuable possession….