Closing Process

January 25, 2018

Don’t Fall For These Myths About Owner’s Title Insurance

During a real estate transaction, expenses can add up quickly for a buyer. There’s the earnest money, home inspection, down payment, closing costs, and the cost of moving. This is why many buyers will skip getting owner’s title insurance. It’s important, though, before you say no to owner’s title insurance, you understand what you’re giving up. Before you refuse owner’s […]
April 5, 2017

What Happens When You Can’t Attend Closing On Your Knoxville Home? (Buyer’s Edition)

When you’re in the process of buying a Knoxville home, certain situations may keep you from attending closing. Work obligations could make it hard to attend. Or, perhaps life has thrown you some kind of curveball. Whatever the case may be, there may be something that prevents you from attending closing. As a buyer, you may be unsure of how […]
February 8, 2017

Simple Guide: Ways To Take Title In Tennessee

Have you thought about how you will take title when you buy a home? If you’re like most buyers, you probably haven’t. Oftentimes, in all of the craziness of buying a home, it’s probably not even something that has crossed your mind. In this post, we’ll take a quick look at some of the most common ways to take title […]
January 19, 2017

Knoxville Buyers Beware: Don’t Be A Victim of Wire Fraud

The real estate world has always been a place where criminals hope to make an easy buck. Real estate transactions involve a lot of money changing hands, which makes them a key target. Nowadays, Knoxville title companies often require wire transfers for closings. Of course, as the requirements for closings change, so do the scams that are aimed at innocent buyers […]
January 4, 2017

Knoxville Buyers Beware: Don’t Fall Victim To This Deed Scam

Did you recently close on a home in Tennessee? If so, you need to be aware of a Knoxville deed scam that is aimed at buyers. The scam goes something like this: You’ll receive a letter in the mail offering to send you a copy of your Warranty Deed and other property information. In exchange, the company will ask for […]
December 8, 2016

Avoid These Common Mistakes That Can Delay Closing

Closings get delayed more frequently than many people realize. One small slip-up or missed detail can cause closing to be delayed for a matter of days or even weeks. The good news, though, is that these mistakes are completely avoidable.  In this post, we’ll show you how to avoid common mistakes that can delay closing. Failing To Get Paperwork To Your […]
November 4, 2016

Attention Realtors: Here’s What Your Knoxville Title Company Needs From You

Knoxville realtors play a critical role in the closing process. As a Knoxville title company, we depend on realtors to keep us informed about the transaction and provide us with the information we need so that everyone is on the same page. If you’re a realtor,  here is what your Knoxville title company needs from you to ensure that the […]
September 22, 2016

What Happens When You Can’t Attend Closing On Your Knoxville Home? (Seller’s Edition)

When you sell your Knoxville home, there are a lot of moving parts and attending closing isn’t always possible. You may be living across the country. Or, family and job obligations can get in the way. Or, unexpected situations can arise that can prevent you from attending closing on your Knoxville home. In between the stress of selling a home and […]
September 1, 2016

Don’t Need Owner’s Title Insurance? Think Again

Before you say no to owner’s title insurance, it’s important that you know what you’re giving up. Many buyers will opt out of purchasing owner’s title insurance in order to save a little money. Unfortunately, many of these buyers don’t understand the importance of an owner’s policy when they buy a Knoxville home. Many buyers often say they don’t need an owner’s […]