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By Rochford Law Posted on March 15, 2022 at 5:01 PM

How a Real Estate Law & Title Company Will Affect Your Real Estate Transaction

When it comes to your current real estate transaction or investment, you’re going to want to have all of your bases covered. From dealing with people such as inspectors, realtors, or maybe even a for sale by owner, tackling the necessary paperwork and keeping up with important legal documents can be challenging. On top of that, understanding any issues regarding the title of your property can make or break your closing transaction. With the help of a real estate law and title attorney, you can close on your property seamlessly.

Real estate law and title companies can provide buyers and sellers with the protection they need when it comes to the legal jargon and paperwork required of your transaction. In addition to facilitating the transaction, a title company protects lenders.

Here are some of the roles and responsibilities of a real estate title company:

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Topics: Real Estate, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Title

By Rochford Law Posted on January 15, 2022 at 9:04 AM

Best Practices in the Title Industry

The Real Estate Title Industry is vast and proactive in terms of protecting you and your best interests throughout your property transaction. Rochford Law & Real Estate Title provides professional legal and title services in Nashville, TN, upholding the concepts of integrity, character, honesty and reliability in all of our relationships.

As Nashville, Tennessee is currently experiencing a housing boom, making use of a real estate professional is a great way to maximize the return on your property. However, a quality, reliable Real Estate & Title Company should follow a few general guidelines to ensure the success of your transaction. To learn more about the best practices in the Title Industry, read on.

Here’s what you need to know:

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Topics: Real Estate Title, Title

By Rochford Law Posted on December 30, 2021 at 3:12 PM

Reasons to Invest in the Help of a Title & Closing Company

Real estate inspectors, realtors, and attorneys are required for any direct sale of real estate. Without the necessary background knowledge or experience, trying to handle these tasks on their own can become overwhelming. A title and closing company will work to streamline your sale or purchase. 

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Topics: Real Estate Closing, Real Estate Title

By Rochford Law Posted on July 23, 2021 at 12:02 PM

What You Should Know About the Title Company You Choose

Real estate buyers should consider title insurance when buying new property. As a requirement of your mortgage, you might be required to have title insurance - what's called a lender's policy.

Regardless of your situation, you have options when it comes to purchasing title insurance. Making the right decision is crucial because the right title company can keep your title in good standing, and prevent future problems.

There are plenty of title companies that can provide a variety of these essential services. A thorough and experienced real estate lawyer and title company will first provide a deep search of public records for any potential issues with the title. After that, they’ll offer insurance that will cover certain types of issues that could potentially arise in the future.

Here’s what you should ask your title company:

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Topics: Real Estate Title, Title, Title Insurance

By Rochford Law Posted on June 16, 2021 at 11:16 AM

5 Ways a Real Estate Title Attorney Will Have Your Back

Did you know that when purchasing property in Tennessee, you are required to pay a  franchise and excise tax that can equate to 4% annually? With varying state regulations and laws that go along with any type of real estate transaction, your property purchasing needs could benefit from the help of a real estate title attorney. 

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Topics: Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Title, Real Estate Title Attorney

By Rochford Law Posted on May 15, 2021 at 2:00 PM

Top Reasons Why You may Need to Hire a Real Estate Title Company

The direct sale of any piece of real estate will require professional inspectors, realtors, and attorneys. This can often become overwhelming for many people who try to handle every element on their own without the proper background knowledge or experience. However, with the help of a real estate title company, you can streamline your entire sale or purchase process. 

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Topics: Real Estate Title, Real Estate Title Attorney

By Rochford Law Posted on November 23, 2020 at 7:00 AM

What Are Title Fees?

Fees are an often misunderstood aspect of closing on a real estate purchase. There are a lot of various items that factor into the overall cost, and it can be difficult to keep track of everything that is included.
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Topics: Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Law, Real Estate Lawyer, Real Estate Title, Title, Title Insurance

By Rochford Law Posted on November 16, 2020 at 7:00 AM

7 Questions to Ask Your Title Insurance Company

Title insurance is an important consideration when buying a new piece of real estate. Perhaps you will be required to purchase title insurance by your lender as a stipulation in your financing — what’s known as a lender’s policy. Or maybe you’ve decided to invest in an owner’s policy to protect you moving forward (or both).
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Topics: Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Law, Real Estate Lawyer, Real Estate Title, Title, Title Insurance

By Rochford Law Posted on October 26, 2020 at 7:00 AM

How a Title Company Helps with Refinancing

Many lenders are dropping their interest rates to entice prospective homeowners to hop into the market. This makes it a great time for renters who have been thinking about making their first purchase to start looking at properties.
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Topics: Buying A Home, financing your house, Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Closing, Real Estate Title, Title, Title Insurance

By Rochford Law Posted on October 19, 2020 at 7:00 AM

The Biggest Challenges in the Closing Process

The process of handling high-end residential closings is a bit of a tightrope act. There are a series of considerations that need to work together in order to successfully reach closing day. And each step along the way has the potential to present new problems.
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Topics: Buying A Home, Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Closing, Real Estate Title

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