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March 18, 2019

Introducing Paula Howell, Communications Director

Title Group of Tennessee is proud to introduce Paula B. Howell as our new Communication Director. As Communication Director, Paula will be in charge of incoming title orders, scheduling closings, coordinating closings, providing customer service, and follow up.  She was born and raised here in East Tennessee. She graduated from Bearden High School and attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Paula ran […]
March 14, 2019

Beware Of These Real Estate Scams

Real estate related scams are on the rise, according to the FBI. From calendar year 2015 to calendar year 2017, there was over an 1,100% rise in the number of BEC/EAC [business email compromise/ email account compromise] victims reporting the real estate transaction angle and an almost 2,200% rise in the reported monetary loss. Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Public Service […]
January 23, 2019

What Happens On Closing Day?

For many buyers and sellers, closing day is a bit of a mystery. If you’re like most people, you’ll only buy and sell a handful of properties in your lifetime. Whether this is your first home or your third, the process can be a bit different every time, especially since closing practices can vary from state to state. Most buyers […]
October 19, 2018

Quick Guide: Types of Deeds & Ways To Take Title

To most homeowners, a deed is just a deed. A deed is what shows that you are the owner of the property and gives a legal description of what property is owned. While that’s partially true, it’s also not entirely right. There are different types of deeds, which can make quite a difference when you are the owner of the […]
August 3, 2018

Preparing For Closing On A Knoxville Home

Closing on a Knoxville home can be a hectic, stressful time. The actual day of closing can be a crazy one. If you’re like most buyers and sellers, you’re probably trying to coordinate a move, square away last minute details, and make it through closing in one piece. As a Knoxville title company, we’d like to make the experience as […]
June 14, 2018

Don’t Be A Victim Of Wire Fraud: Identifying Suspicious Emails

The real estate world has always been a place where criminals are constantly coming up with new ways to make an easy buck. Recently, wire fraud has been an ongoing scam in the real estate world. In order for wire fraud to work, a criminal gains access to someone’s email. It can be a realtor, buyer, seller, or title company […]
May 14, 2018

Why Every Buyer Needs Owner’s Title Insurance

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or you’re buying your retirement home, the home buying process is a time of many emotions. There’s excitement, stress, anticipation, among many other things. This can make the process an overwhelming. With so much going on during the process, it’s easy for things to get overlooked. When you buy a home, here’s why every buyer […]
April 16, 2018

Are You Ready For Closing Day? Here’s The Ultimate Checklist

Closing day is the finish line of for every real estate transaction. Getting there isn’t always easy. There are many facets that must fall into place that allow closing to happen and there are many parties involved that help get you there. Closing isn’t over until all documents are signed and the proper money has exchanged hands. It’s important that […]
March 20, 2018

Countdown To Closing Day: 3 Mistakes Buyers Make That Delay Knoxville Closings

You finally found the perfect home, wrote an offer and it’s been accepted. Now, you’re counting down the days to closing. But, before you go on autopilot and assume that closing is a done deal, it’s important to remember that closing isn’t complete until buyer and seller sign off on the closing paperwork and the proper money has exchanged hands. […]