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May 26th, 2015

Ivy Pointe: A commitment to best practices, fully compliant with CFPB regulations

note from Christopher Finney When we launched Ivy Pointe Title, LLC just nine months ago, we made a full-throttled commitment … Continue reading Ivy Pointe: A commitment to best practices, fully compliant with CFPB regulations

November 17th, 2014

Real estate seller financing: So many options; what do they mean?

With today’s low interest rates and relatively available money from traditional commercial and residential mortgage lenders, seller financing of real … Continue reading Real estate seller financing: So many options; what do they mean?

October 19th, 2014

Title insurance — a one-time premium for a lifetime of coverage

When considering whether to purchase an owner’s policy of title insurance, buyers frequently are confused as to what they are … Continue reading Title insurance — a one-time premium for a lifetime of coverage

October 19th, 2014

How title insurance can get your transaction closed

The process of writing title insurance is typically fairly routine (and a little mundane): A title examiner checks for title … Continue reading How title insurance can get your transaction closed

October 19th, 2014

I’m paying for a policy for the lender. Do I have to buy an Owner’s policy as well?

Most lenders on real estate transactions will require as a condition of closing that the borrower purchase a lender’s policy of … Continue reading I’m paying for a policy for the lender. Do I have to buy an Owner’s policy as well?

October 19th, 2014

Don’t just buy a title insurance policy; read the policy

Frequently, buyers and lenders believe they are appropriately “covered” in a real estate transaction because they were wise enough to … Continue reading Don’t just buy a title insurance policy; read the policy

October 19th, 2014

Common title problems

We often hear about “title problems,” but really what are those things that foul title and prevent sellers from being able to … Continue reading Common title problems

October 19th, 2014

Why title insurance?

Buyers and lenders of real estate don’t want to buy into problems.  They want clear title. And, indeed, title to … Continue reading Why title insurance?