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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 August 9, 2021 at 12:12 PM

Nashville Title Companies Offer a Variety of Benefits

Directly selling property requires the services of an inspector, realtor, and lawyer. In the past year, 88% of buyers purchased their home through a real estate agent or broker. With this statistic in mind, people who try to handle everything themselves can often become overwhelmed.

When it comes to selling or purchasing a property, a title company will be of particular benefit to you. Title companies can provide buyers and sellers with protection when it comes to the legal and paperwork requirements of real estate transactions. In addition to facilitating the transaction, a title company protects lenders.

Here are some of the top reasons you may need to hire a real estate title company:

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Topics: Nashville Real Estate, Real Estate Attorney, 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 11:06 AM

5 Reasons You Need to Hire a Real Estate Title Company

Any direct sale of real estate will require the services of professionals including inspectors, realtors, and  attorneys. When people try to manage all of this on their own without adequate background knowledge or experience, the task can quickly become overwhelming. The best way to streamline your sale or purchase is with the assistance of a title company. 

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Topics: Title, Real Estate Title Attorney

By Rochford Law Posted on January 25, 2021 at 2:57 PM

When You Should Hire a Real Estate Litigation Attorney

Real estate disputes can be confusing. There are a lot of regulations, rules, and laws that go along with these transactions and the resulting longstanding ownership. We take great pride in our property and home, and it can become quite messy when a dispute pops up.

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

By Rochford Law Posted on January 15, 2021 at 2:49 PM

How to Budget for Closing Costs

Buying a piece of real estate is expensive. This is no secret. The property and structure of the new home come at great cost because they are also a great asset. The land on which the home sits will almost always appreciate in value over time. And the structure itself can also appreciate in value with the proper amount of maintenance, upkeep, and additions.

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

By Rochford Law Posted on December 28, 2020 at 7:00 AM

The Role and Duties of a Real Estate Title Company

Purchasing a piece of real estate is going to involve the assistance of a lot of different types of professionals. Inspectors, realtors, attorneys — it can become a little overwhelming when you try to take it all in at once.

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

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

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