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Millennials Are Buying Homes—But Why Are Their Numbers Relatively Low for Their Ages?
November, 23 2018

Millennials Are Buying Homes—But Why Are Their Numbers Relatively Low for Their Ages?

We’ve mentioned it before, and it’s worth mentioning again: contrary to the odd stereotypes attached to them, Americans of the [...]

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Raising Your Credit Score to Lock In a Good Interest Rate for Your First Mortgage
November, 22 2018

Raising Your Credit Score to Lock In a Good Interest Rate for Your First Mortgage

It may be the most well-known fact of property lending that the rates at which lenders are willing to lock [...]

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The Confusion Over “Deed” and “Title”
November, 21 2018

The Confusion Over “Deed” and “Title”

We have found, through the years, that there is considerable confusion on the part of both buyers and sellers of [...]

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Common Contingencies on the Way to Closing on a Home
November, 20 2018

Common Contingencies on the Way to Closing on a Home

A purchase agreement on a home may at times require certain contingencies be made. Contingencies in this context are certain [...]

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Some Considerations Before Deciding to Buy a First Home
November, 19 2018

Some Considerations Before Deciding to Buy a First Home

The prospect of home ownership can be exciting. As compared to renting, purchasing a home means a person is going [...]

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How the Industry Decreases Defect Risk Using Technology
November, 16 2018

How the Industry Decreases Defect Risk Using Technology

The title search, title insurance, and mortgage manufacturing and underwriting industries are, like every other aspect of American life, in [...]

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The Recent Rise in New Home Sales
November, 15 2018

The Recent Rise in New Home Sales

While we’ve seen a recent relative drop in prices and demand for homes, the fact remains that the demand for [...]

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Rhode Island’s Decision to Extend Homeowner Foreclosure Protections
November, 14 2018

Rhode Island’s Decision to Extend Homeowner Foreclosure Protections

In the wake of 2010’s mortgage foreclosure crisis, Rhode Island—whose previous regulations had been fairly lenient toward lenders with regard [...]

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What the HUD Florida Disaster Plan for Victims of Irma May Mean for You
November, 13 2018

What the HUD Florida Disaster Plan for Victims of Irma May Mean for You

At Topouzis & Associates, P.C., we proudly serve customers in the Florida market who are seeking title search services for [...]

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The Link Between Student Loan Debt Payoff and Home Purchasing
November, 12 2018

The Link Between Student Loan Debt Payoff and Home Purchasing

We imagine that to our readers it will come as little surprise to learn—given the ever-increasing cost of higher education [...]

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Trends in Home-buying: Are Millennials Getting in the Market?
November, 09 2018

Trends in Home-buying: Are Millennials Getting in the Market?

It’s easy to fall susceptible to some of the mis-information floating around about the “Millennial” generation. It’s remarkable just how [...]

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“Who is This Guy?”: The Role of the Closing Attorney
November, 08 2018

“Who is This Guy?”: The Role of the Closing Attorney

While we would like to believe that the attorney’s role in the home-buying process is common knowledge, it’s clear that [...]

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