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June 23, 2020

Knoxville Closings: What Is The Good Funds Law?

Personal check, cashier’s check, certified funds, or bank wire, it’s all money. So, when it comes to bringing your funds for closing, does it really matter what form the funds are in? After all, money is money, right? Actually, it does make a big difference. This difference could determine whether or not any checks are able to be disbursed on […]
March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Introducing Curbside Closings!

February 12, 2020

There’s A Lien On My Knoxville Property. Should I Be Worried? [Knoxville Title Company FAQ]

After a Knoxville title company receives a contract for a closing, the first thing that is done is to order a title examination. A title examination is a critical part of the closing process because it confirms whether or not clear title can be conveyed on a property. When a title examination is done, an abstractor looks back at 30 years […]
August 9, 2019

Title Insurance Basics: Here’s What You Need To Know

There’s insurance out there for just about everything in our lives. We use health insurance to help us avoid potential costs incurred due to health problems. We protect our home from large costs with homeowner’s insurance. And, we protect our car with car insurance. But, what about owner’s title insurance? When you’re in the process of buying a home, there’s […]
May 23, 2019

4 Common Problems Found In Title Searches [Knoxville Title Company FAQs]

When you think about buying a Knoxville home, there’s a lot on your mind. There’s the home inspection. Then, there’s getting through the mortgage process. And, then you have to worry about the actual move. One thing that often gets overlooked is the role of the Knoxville title company.  One of the most important is completing a title search. A […]
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 […]