Why title companies need the seller’s Statement of Information

When a title order is opened, the title company will review those records which describe the subject property. These include deeds, deeds of trust, easements, CC&Rs, agreements, and other recorded instruments. However, these only represent a portion of the documents which may affect the title to the land. There are also judgments, tax liens, bankruptcies …

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Just listed! 227 Sapphire, Newport Beach

JUST LISTED! — 227 Sapphire, Newport Beach — $2,400,000 More details on Renee’s site here and at the property website, www.227Sapphire.com. Quintessential Balboa Island duplex. Currently being used as a duplex, the front home consists of 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, living room with a custom fireplace, dining room and 2-car garage. The back house …

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Four refinance myths debunked

Interest rates have been at historically low levels for some time now and some borrowers have refinanced two or three times, but there are others who so far have allowed the opportunity to pass them by. I am not referring to borrowers who can’t possibly meet today’s standards. They haven’t refinanced because they can’t. My …

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Don’t let conflicting inspections kill your sale

Very little that has to do with buying and selling residential real estate is black and white. This is often evident when inspections are done. And inspections are a critical part of a home sale transaction. Buyers usually make offers to buy a home contingent on inspecting the property to their satisfaction. An inspection contingency …

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