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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

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

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