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  • Everything You Need to Know about a Legal Description

    20th April 2022

    Everything You Need to Know about a Legal Description

    CertSimple is a specialized company, family-owned, providing Property tax & HOA certificates and other documents for real estate transactions, ready to explain to clients the importance of a legal description.

  • 2021 Best Places to Buy a House in Dallas

    1st April 2022

    2021 Best Places to Buy a House in Dallas

    CertSimple is a family-owned company specializing in producing property tax & HOA certificates and other documents needed in real estate deals, always up to date with Dallas housing market trends and changes.

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

    22nd March 2022

    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.

  • Millennials are changing the luxury real estate market

    14th March 2022

    Millennials are changing the luxury real estate market

    Millennials now have the largest share in the homebuyer’s segment; this demographic is redefining the luxury real estate market by their peculiar needs, making it more inclined towards sustainability and tech-savvy features.

  • Important Questions to Ask About Title Insurance

    3rd March 2022

    Important Questions to Ask About Title Insurance

    CertSimple is a specialized company, family-owned and operated, that helps prospective buyers find property tax certificates and assists them in understanding what is title insurance.

  • 10 Tips for Buying a Vacation Home

    1st March 2022

    10 Tips for Buying a Vacation Home

    CertSimple is a family-owned company specializing in providing tax certificates for real estate transactions; our knowledgeable staff is always ready to explain how to buy a vacation home.

  • What Is a Chain of Title in Real Estate?

    1st February 2022

    What Is a Chain of Title in Real Estate?

    Before you purchase real estate, you need to be clear on who owns the property and whether there are any liens, easements, or restrictions in place. A chain of title report covers all this.

  • Average House Price Reaches Record High

    1st January 2022

    Average House Price Reaches 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!