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What is a Remainderman? Hint…think “Lady Bird Deed”

Remainderman is a term used within a Life Estate Deed with Power to convey, also termed a “Lady Bird Deed”.  The life estate with power to convey is created by specific language within the deed. The recital will generally be displayed within the...

How Title Insurance Protects All Homebuyers

Whether you’re purchasing a new or existing home, or refinancing, title insurance protects you against any problems affecting the title to your home. The Basics There are two types of title insurance: the owner’s policy and the lender...

FIRPTA – What’s it all about and why do we care?

Posted with permission from author and underwriter, Allan Dick, Vice President/Central Division Underwriter for WFG National Title Insurance Agency FIRPTA (the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980, as amended), seems to have been a...

Net Sheet App – New & Improved!

In case you haven't heard, the Capital Title Net Sheet App, PalmAgent ONE, is NEW and IMPROVED!  It's quicker (really!), you can do a Net Sheet or Buyer Estimate in 30 seconds!  It has more marketing tools, too (cool Instagram filters, social medi...

What Is Equity?

Equity is the value YOU own in property such as a house. It’s the difference between what’s OWED and what the property is WORTH in the current market. The example this video shows - you have a house worth $300,000 today and you owe the...
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