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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. […]
January 30, 2018

Here’s What Your Knoxville Title Company Will Need From You [Seller’s Edition]

There are many different people involved in a real estate transaction. There’s buyers, seller, realtors, mortgage companies, appraisers,  and title companies. Each of these parties plays an integral role in getting to the closing day. When you sell a home, a Knoxville title company is the neutral third party that takes care of handling closing. A title company will work to […]
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 […]
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 […]