It’s finally here…Closing Day, and all of your hard work has paid off. At Highland Title + Escrow, we want your smooth settlement to be the conclusion of your home buying journey. That means your understanding of what is happening with your money is a top priority. Today, we would like to discuss … [Read more...] about What’s the ALTA Settlement Statement? A Breakdown for Buyers
At Highland Title + Escrow, we provide more than just smooth settlements. Today, we would like to share some knowledge about who owns a property when there is a trust or estate! Trusts and wills are documents used to legally protect and transfer assets, real estate in this case, to Beneficiaries … [Read more...] about Trusts & Estates: Who Owns the Property?
Today, we’re spotlighting Robert Ulmer, an outstanding settlement attorney currently operating out of Highland Title + Escrow’s North Bethesda office. Rob was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware. After working as a Capitol Hill staffer for 6 years, Rob went to law school and graduated from … [Read more...] about Employee Spotlight: Robert Ulmer – Settlement Attorney, North Bethesda
At Highland Title + Escrow, we deliver smooth settlements, but what exactly does that mean? Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or an experienced homeowner, knowing and understanding what happens during the closing process can be difficult. It’s also vital for you to understand what role you play … [Read more...] about The Buyer’s Closing Journey: From Contract to Deed
When you are buying a home, title insurance is often a topic that gets thrown into a closing packet...never to be thought of again…unless you work with us. During the process, Highland Title + Escrow will explain why it’s important to have title insurance. It’s a one-time fee that protects your … [Read more...] about Breakdown of Title Insurance: Standard Owner’s vs Enhanced?
It’s time for your closing, and you can’t be at the settlement table. Now what? There are options to keep the process moving forward, and a Power of Attorney (POA) may be just what you need. When a buyer or seller can’t attend the closing, using a Power of Attorney can be a possible solution. With … [Read more...] about Power of Attorney: How does it work, and what to do if you need one?