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  • Experts Predict What The Housing Market Will Look Like In 2022

    17th December 2021

    Experts Predict What The Housing Market Will Look Like In 2022

    The pandemic ignited a home-buying frenzy as the decade-long housing shortage converged with historically-low mortgage rates, shifting workplace dynamics and new opportunities for young buyers to pursue their first homes. As we near the end of 2021, here’s a look at the expectations of real estate experts for 2022.

  • Housingwire Tells Us the Average Home Sale Price Has Hit an All-Time Record High!

    1st December 2021

    Housingwire Tells Us the Average Home Sale Price Has Hit an All-Time Record High!

    Housing prices reached a record high in March with many homes selling within two weeks of being on the market. Let’s take a look at what you need to know about the market.

  • How to Find Out About a Lien on Property

    18th November 2021

    How to Find Out About a Lien on Property

    If you are considering purchasing a property, finding all the liens attached to the property is essential to prevent future challenges. A lien allows the creditor to have a legal claim to an asset.

  • When Do You Start Paying Property Taxes on a New Home in Texas?

    2nd November 2021

    When Do You Start Paying Property Taxes on a New Home in Texas?

    Are you a prospective homeowner who is struggling to understand property taxes in Taxes? Our simple and straightforward guide will provide the basics you need to know.

  • All You Ever Wanted To Know About a TIF!

    29th October 2021

    All You Ever Wanted To Know About a TIF!

    Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, is a geographically targeted economic development tool. It captures the increase in property taxes, and sometimes other taxes, resulting from new development, and diverts that revenue to subsidize that development. That diversion means local public services do not get the new revenue they would normally get from new re/development.

  • 9 Things to Know About Homeowners Associations:

    25th October 2021

    9 Things to Know About Homeowners Associations:

    Restrictive rules and high fees are just some things to watch out for.

  • Help Your Company and Customers CyberSmart & CyberSafe

    18th October 2021

    Help Your Company and Customers CyberSmart & CyberSafe

    Fall is in the air and stores are packed to the gourd with everything pumpkin flavored. We can debate the allure of cinnamon and spice, but one thing that can’t be denied is the importance of having good cybersecurity hygiene.

  • Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

    17th October 2021

    Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

    If you are planning to buy your first home, remember to keep an eye on this checklist. Check your financial standing and choose the right house with our help!

  • The Role of AI is Here to Stay in the Title Industry

    12th October 2021

    The Role of AI is Here to Stay in the Title Industry

    A hurdle most businesses face in today’s digital world is customer service. Consumers now demand a level of support that far exceeds what’s ever been provided before. If an organization can’t offer a customer experience that’s unique, fast, and convenient, they risk losing clients to the competition. That’s why artificial intelligence has become commonplace in the customer experience pipeline. These tools have proven essential when providing dynamic, multi-channel support and thus increase customer satisfaction.

  • Why Should I Get A Municipal Lien Search?

    7th October 2021

    Why Should I Get A Municipal Lien Search?

    Efficient, accurate, and effortless real estate closing solutions help you in closing the deal in no time. A thorough lien search can save you from future obligations due to unrecorded liens.

  • The CertSimple Examiner October 2021

    6th October 2021

    The CertSimple Examiner October 2021

    Please take a look at the PDF of our October 2021 Newsletter. We hope you find it informative and fun!

  • Homeowners Insurance vs. Title Insurance

    5th October 2021

    Homeowners Insurance vs. Title Insurance

    Purchasing a home can be one of the most exciting experiences in life and making sure your new investment is protected should be top of mind. Whether you’re buying your home in cash or taking out a loan, purchasing both homeowners insurance and title insurance is the best way to make sure your home is protected for years to come

  • The CertSimple Examiner November 2021

    3rd October 2021

    The CertSimple Examiner November 2021

    Please take a look at the PDF of our November 2021 Newsletter. We hope you find it informative and fun!

  • Do Not Miss These Home Tax Deductions

    1st October 2021

    Do Not Miss These Home Tax Deductions

    From mortgage interest to property tax deductions, here are the tax tips you need to get a jump on your returns. Owning a home can pay off at tax time. Take advantage of these home ownership-related tax deductions and strategies to lower your tax bill:

  • Generation Z: How to Appeal to Future Homebuyers

    24th September 2021

    Generation Z: How to Appeal to Future Homebuyers

    Millennial homebuyers may be the apple of every agent’s eye right now, but it doesn’t hurt to prepare for the next generation of potential clients....

  • Social Media and Marketing for the Title Industry

    17th September 2021

    Social Media and Marketing for the Title Industry

    Marketing and social media efforts within the title industry can be complicated not only because the industry serves highly varied customers, but also because it is also highly regulated by the state and national government.