Tag Archives: Real Estate Education

How well do you know your
 industry trends and statistics?

For real estate agents, showing up to an appointment armed and ready with the latest trends and statistics demonstrates you are an expert, earns the trust of your clients, and helps to build your business. We’ve gathered some of the most reputable resources for real estate trends and statistics and put them all in one […]

Why 20% of Homebuyers May Not Sleep Tonight

Each year, approximately 20% of homebuyers fail to protect themselves by not getting owner’s title insurance. Unfortunately, this leaves them exposed to serious financial risk, causing endless worry and regret. If you’re thinking of buying a home, it is important to understand the options available that offer protection for you and your property rights. Click here to learn […]

Who Pays for What?

Closing costs are fees that need to be paid at the time of closing, other than the down payment and cost of the property. They can involve escrow fees, title insurance premiums, tax prorations, loan fees, deed recording fees, real estate commission, and more. Click here for a printer friendly version of this information. Oregon […]

What Is Escrow?

When escrow involves real estate, it refers to funds and documents that are held by an impartial third party, such as AmeriTitle, on behalf of the buyer and seller and/or lender during the course of the transaction. The funds are distributed and documents are recorded only in accordance with the written instructions received from the […]