Tag Archives: Home Buying

7 Reasons Why Every Homebuyer Needs Owner’s Title Insurance

Buying a home is an exciting and emotional time for many people. To help you buy your home with more confidence, make sure you get owner’s title insurance. Here’s why it’s so important for you: 1.   Protects Your Largest Investment A home is probably the single largest investment you’ll make in your life. You insure […]

Eight Steps to Buying Your Home with Confidence

Meet with a lender and determine your budget. Choose a REALTOR® and start shopping for a home. Secure your offer and open escrow with AmeriTitle Review your preliminary title report / title commitment. Communicate with your REALTOR® and lender during the inspection, appraisal, and lending approval process. Sign closing documents at AmeriTitle. Get your keys […]

Understanding Property Tax Prorations

Through the process of a closing, your Escrow Officer will prorate property taxes to the date of the closing. The seller is responsible for the property taxes from July 1st to the closing date. The buyer is responsible for taxes from the closing date through June 30th. If the buyer is including taxes in their […]