Purchasing a home is often a tenuous process, and understanding the process from beginning to end is easy with reliable resources and top industry professionals. Today, we would like to share nine reasons why a Buyer should elect to purchase owner’s title insurance. Purchasing a home is often … [Read more...] about Nine Reasons to Not Pass on Title Insurance
The Highland Title + Escrow team normally shines their employee spotlight on new team members, but for Joe Russo, Senior Settlement Attorney, it’s a bit of a homecoming. Joe first met Mike McFarlane, Founder, President and Chief Counsel of Highland Title, in 1998, and he joined Highland Title + … [Read more...] about Shining the Spotlight on Joe Russo, Senior Settlement Attorney for Highland Title + Escrow
Before you read this week’s blog, check out our previous entries regarding wire fraud - Seven Ways to Combat the Red Flags of Wire Fraud and Four Tips to Prevent Wire Fraud in Real Estate Transactions. Why are we posting another wire fraud blog this week? The answer is that there can never be enough … [Read more...] about Wire Fraud Can Happen to Anyone, but Highland Title is Here to Help
At Highland Title + Escrow, we deliver smooth settlements. It’s our goal every time, but what does that mean to a buyer or seller? What happens inside our walls? Today, we open our doors to share how our title professionals help from receipt of a signed contract to closing day with our clients’ … [Read more...] about What Does a Title Company Do?
Shining the Spotlight on Scott Mozingo, Branch Manager and Attorney of Highland Title + Escrow’s Manassas Office
This week, we are shining our employee spotlight on Scott Mozingo. His start with Highland Title + Escrow was interesting to say the least. Taking over the Manassas office, he began his journey on February 27, 2020, attended one sales meeting, and then…the COVID shutdown took effect, but based on … [Read more...] about Shining the Spotlight on Scott Mozingo, Branch Manager and Attorney of Highland Title + Escrow’s Manassas Office
On February 4, 2022, the Virginia Bureau of Insurance issued an administrative letter citing that the Real Estate Settlements Act, § 55.1-900 et seq. of the Code of Virginia ("Code"), and Real Estate Settlement Agents Act, § 55.1-1000 et seq. of the Code contemplate only one designated settlement … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know about the Recent Ruling on Split Settlements