Capital Title Announces Get To Close Services

Capital Title Announces a New Venture Capital Title (Southfield, MI) is launching a new division under its umbrella, Get To Close Services.  “Over the last year, we’ve noticed a trend in the marketplace when it came to the availability of quality contract...

Welcome Ray Scodeller

Meet Our New Corporate Counsel, Ray Scodeller As a seasoned attorney, Ray has acquired experience in a variety of areas including real property, mortgage, condominium law, advertisement and judicial foreclosures as well as consumer financial services law, specifically...

When Do I Get My Closing Disclosure?

  If an eligible loan proceeds from Estimate to closing, creditors must provide a Closing Disclosure form documenting the actual transaction terms and costs THREE business days before consummation. It must be in writing, whether paper or digital, and disclose...

Closing Disclosures: Understanding Page One

  The first page of your Closing Disclosure documents: The Loan Amount – the total you will actually borrow The Interest Rate – which does NOT include the fees factored into the APR on Page 5 If this loan has a penalty for pre-payment or includes a...

Closing Disclosures: Important Additions

  Page 4 of your Closing Disclosure is important. It is NOT just standardized form information that is identical for every loan. Review these terms: Assumption: can this loan be transferred to another person if you sell or transfer the property? Demand: can the...

Which Square Footage Figure Should I Use?

  Home size is one of the key figures used in comparisons. But you may have different measurements to choose from,  as you’ll learn in this video, including builder, appraiser, tax records and possibly owner records. Which one is right, and which one is...

Six Home-Selling Mistakes to Avoid

  If you’re selling, don’t do these things – take some notes from the video! 1. Don’t Sell Before The House Is Ready. If it doesn’t present well, it won’t sell well. 2. Don’t Over-Improve People buy houses in neighborhoods. If yours is so “improved” that it...

What Is An Appraisal?

  Every house is unique; appraisers are trained and licensed for expertise in putting a value on properties. Appraisers don’t work for the buyer or the seller;  their primary mission is actually to protect the lender who’s risking money against...

The Closing Process for Home Sellers

  As this video explains, a signed sales contract doesn’t mean your house is sold. There are still financial, contractual and legal steps for both sides. The buyer has to get financing to meet the contract terms – which includes credit checks. The property...
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