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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 6, 2020 at 12:28 PM

What Is a Title Search?

Closing on a property involves a large stack of documents. And while all of these documents are important to the process, there are a few that deserve particularly close attention.
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Topics: Buying A Home, Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Title, Title, Title Insurance

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

The Three Types of Liens

Real estate transactions often involve large sums of money. This means that there will almost always be an associated debt after the fact. Loans and mortgages are frequently employed to provide the necessary amount of capital needed to purchase a property.
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Topics: Judgement Lien, Lien, Mechanic's Lien, Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Law, Title

By Rochford Law Posted on March 6, 2019 at 10:34 AM

Closing and Title Fees in Tennessee

Sellers and buyers alike seem to have quite a few questions about the closing process. It's to be expected. There are a lot of documents and additional fees you're supposed to pay. But, how do you adequately prepare? Understanding the closing process and title fees will give you a better idea of how much you can expect to pay before you get the keys to your new property. We've answered some of the most common questions to help you plan for buying real estate in Tennessee.

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Topics: Real Estate Title, Title, Closing Process

By Rochford Law Posted on December 12, 2018 at 10:54 AM

Understanding Title Insurance Underwriting in Tennessee

Title insurance protects the buyer and lender from financial loss in the event of title defects. After the completion of a title search, buyers frequently purchase title insurance to protect them in the event a issue arises that threatens their ownership of the property. Unlike, other insurance policies, you pay for your title insurance once and usually during the closing process.

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Topics: Real Estate Title, Title, Underwriter, Title Insurance

By Rochford Law Posted on October 15, 2018 at 11:59 AM

Most Common Questions About Title Companies

A title search is a crucial part of the closing process. It benefits and protects both the buyer and the seller from a fraudulent or defective deal. Because homes cost thousands of dollars and owning property requires the payment of federal taxes, a lot of tedious work is involved in protecting the investment. While title insurance isn't legally required, lenders usually require a policy to be taken out to protect the new purchase. A title search and insurance are necessary to close on a new home, but many people aren't aware of what it is they are purchasing.

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate Law, Residential Real Estate Law, Title, Closing Process

By Rochford Law Posted on July 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM

How to Choose a Title Company

Buying a home is an investment. The entire process is riddled with nuances, all of which are designed to protect you, the buyer, during the investment. Along the way, you will work with various agents and lenders who will help you throughout the process. One essential component during the closing procedure is working with a trusted title company.

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Topics: Real Estate Title, Title

By Rochford Law Posted on August 9, 2017 at 12:30 PM

Real Estate Title Companies and Closings

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When you buy a piece of property, whether it’s your first home or it’s your 10th investment property in Nashville, there are a lot of moving pieces. It can be overwhelming, not to mention financially irresponsible, not to work with a reputable title company for your property closing services.

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Topics: Buying A Home, Real Estate Closing, Real Estate Title, Title

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