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Median escrow period increases by three weeks — Days to contract now less than a week

Last week I read a story from HousingWire that discussed the impact that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures rule (TRID) is having on the time to close a mortgage loan — namely that the length of time … Continue reading

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More title and escrow tips from Ticor Title

Throughout the year I compile and post title, escrow, short sale, foreclosure and closing tips presented by our friends at Ticor Title.  Though these tips are directed to real estate professionals I believe consumers also benefit from this information.  Here … Continue reading

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Escrow & title tips from Ticor Title

The last couple months I have compiled and posted title & escrow related tips presented by Ticor Title.  Though these weekly tips are directed to real estate professionals I believe consumers will also benefit from this information. To see previously … Continue reading

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More REO tips from Ticor Title

Last month I posted the first set of REO tips being presented by Ticor Title.  Though these weekly tips are directed to real estate agents I think consumers will also find them helpful in providing a better understanding of the … Continue reading

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Standard Resale Transaction vs. REO (Bank Owned) Transaction

Our friends at Ticor Title have put together an informative piece showing the differences between a standard resale transaction and an REO (bank owned) transaction. Although REO transactions are typically much smoother than short sale transactions, there are many inherent … Continue reading

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