Blog | Topouzis & Associates | Innovators in Title Insurance - Part 19

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Considering the Investors-Only Short Sale
December, 17 2018

Considering the Investors-Only Short Sale

Occasionally one will encounter a listing labeled an “investors-only” short sale. This can at times turn prospective home-buyers away, believing [...]

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What are Short Sales and How do They Affect Title?
December, 14 2018

What are Short Sales and How do They Affect Title?

When a home goes through a short sale, it generally indicates hardship for those on the selling end of the [...]

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What Are Some Potential Delays to the Mortgage Closing Process?
December, 13 2018

What Are Some Potential Delays to the Mortgage Closing Process?

While it does take some time to close on a home under even standard circumstance.s—a scenario that we described in [...]

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How Long Does it Take to Close on a Home?
December, 12 2018

How Long Does it Take to Close on a Home?

We professionals and others experienced in the real estate industry know what those new to the experience sometimes find surprising: [...]

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Considerations When Looking to Buy in Suburbs vs. Exurbs
December, 11 2018

Considerations When Looking to Buy in Suburbs vs. Exurbs

Every level of proximity to a major urban area has its share of benefits and drawbacks. The urban milieu offers [...]

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The Documents You Should Hold On to After Closing
December, 10 2018

The Documents You Should Hold On to After Closing

Even though the law requires closing companies to retain a copy of all the documents produced for closing, it’s a [...]

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How Sellers Make Sense of Home Profitability
December, 07 2018

How Sellers Make Sense of Home Profitability

Where making a profit from the sale of a home is concerned, much relies on the housing market—both on the [...]

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How to Make the Most of Your Prospective Home Inspection
December, 06 2018

How to Make the Most of Your Prospective Home Inspection

The home inspection is a vital stage in the process on the way to closing a home. Prospective buyers will [...]

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Active vs. Passive: Modes of Real Estate Investment
December, 05 2018

Active vs. Passive: Modes of Real Estate Investment

Real estate investors come in two types: those who like to be intricately involved in the minutiae of their investments, [...]

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The Three Ways to Make Money by Investing in Real Estate
December, 04 2018

The Three Ways to Make Money by Investing in Real Estate

Real estate is a valuable and fairly reliable means by which to increase one’s wealth through investment—the occasional market hiccup [...]

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The Three Types of Property in Real Estate Investment
December, 03 2018

The Three Types of Property in Real Estate Investment

Several questions arise when someone is becoming interested in investing in real estate—whether they’re looking to buy in Cranston, Rhode [...]

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When a Property Disclosure Statement Reveals Negative Information
November, 30 2018

When a Property Disclosure Statement Reveals Negative Information

  From time to time we close a sale in which the Property Disclosure Statement—on which sellers are required to reveal [...]

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