In June of 2021, Adrienne and her husband, Matt, decided to relocate to Maryland from Chicago to be closer to family. As first-time homebuyers, they turned to Jeff Ganz, a CENTURY 21 Redwood Realty agent who has 21 years of experience in the real estate industry and serves buyers and sellers in … [Read more...] about A Smooth Search and Settlement from Start to Finish
We recently shared a blog concerning the buyer’s ALTA Settlement Statement, and everything that disclosure document entails. Today, we would like to talk about what it looks like from the seller’s perspective. As the seller, the format of the American Land Title Association (ALTA) Settlement … [Read more...] about What’s the ALTA Settlement Statement? A Breakdown for Sellers
From start to finish, the budget for your home buying journey is an important piece of the whole puzzle. Loan amounts and fees for all involved need to be considered, but today, we would like to talk about how much money you might need at your closing appointment. That amount will largely be … [Read more...] about How Much Money Should the Buyer Bring to Closing?
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?
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