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An Owner May Be A Third-Party Beneficiary of a Lender's Closing Instructions
Last week an Ohio Appellate Court reversed and remanded a case benefiting an owner who lost his construction funding when he fired his contractor, inviting nearly $300,000 in mechanic's liens. The owner, Mr. Johnson, claimed that US Title Agency was responsible because they failed to follow his lender's closing instructions.
NAR Midyear Forecast: Existing-Home Sales Poised to Climb 3.5 Percent in 2017
The multi-year stretch of robust job gains along with improving household confidence are expected to guide existing-home sales to a decade high in 2017, but supply and affordability headwinds and modest economic growth are holding back sales and threatening to keep the nation’s low homeownership rate subdued. That’s according to speakers at a residential real estate forum at the 2017 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo.
Tax Reform Could Deliver a Tax Hike for Homeowners: New Research
While tax reform proposals swirling around Washington, D.C., promise lower tax bills for American families, new estimates indicate that many middle-income homeowners may actually see a tax increase if those proposals go through.
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Regulations, Retention and Recruitment Pressing Issues for Appraisal Industry
Any perceived shortage of appraisers may be location specific and dependent on whom you ask, but there is universal agreement that more needs to be done to keep appraisers in the profession and attract new talent. That’s according to panelists yesterday at a property valuation forum at the 2017 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo.
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INTERNATIONAL: Insuring the title of your property
This concept, yet to be implemented in [India], indemnifies the buyer and lender against any legal problems.
INTERNATIONAL: How to secure your views by buying neighbours' air
Home owners are spending hundreds of thousands to secure the air rights above neighbouring houses to ensure they never lose their views.
The Shame of the Mortgage-Interest Deduction
It's not just a failure of housing policy. It's a symbol of everything that's wrong with the American tax code.
New scam targets homebuyers
Lake Mary (FL) Police are investigating after $80,000, meant to close a real estate deal, vanished in an online transaction between a real estate agent and a mortgage broker. Detectives say the money it went to hackers.
Man gets new mortgage fraud trial because of sleeping lawyer
A businessman will get a new trial on mortgage fraud charges because his defense attorney was seen sleeping by the judge, witnesses and the federal court jurors who convicted him last year.
Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey
Mortgage applications decreased 4.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 12, 2017.
WFG National Title Grows Agency Team
WFG National Title Insurance Company (“WFG”) has added Susan Silverstein as Senior Vice President for its agency group, where she will focus on the Florida region. WFG is the fastest growing national title insurance underwriting company and a full-service provider of real estate services.
Delinquencies Decline in Latest MBA Mortgage Delinquency Survey
The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one- to four-unit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.71 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the first quarter of 2017.
HUD Secretary Carson Highlights 3 Possible Improvements to Homeownership Programs
Potential homebuyers have a lot to contend with from tight credit and low inventory to rising prices. But for buyers who are able to muscle past these hurdles, Realtors® know that tough-to-make deals can still fall apart when needlessly high regulatory burdens get in the way.
Appraisal Institute Improves Tool to Aid Valuation of 'Green' Home Features
The nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers today released an updated research tool to assist appraisers and users of appraisal services in understanding market reactions to green and energy efficient homes.
April New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Drop 4.3 Percent Year over Year
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Applications Survey (BAS) data for April 2017 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 4.3 percent compared to April 2016.
Adverse Possession of an Alley
A case decided last week in New Jersey examines the elements of adverse possession and highlights some of the issues that can arise when someone claims to have acquired title by virtue of lengthy use an occupation of real property. This particular case started in 1921 when J. Goldenberg, Inc. purchased all of the lots comprising a city block in Jersey City.
On the Blogs

Confirmed... The Ohio Good Funds Law is Harming Consumers
Source of Title Blog
2017/05/17
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Email Fraud in Real Estate Transactions is on the Rise
Source of Title Blog
2017/05/14
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The Ohio House Sneaks a Massive Recording Fee Increase into the New Budget Bill
Source of Title Blog
2017/04/25
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Is Notice by Certified Mail Worth the Cost?
Source of Title Blog
2017/04/03
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Ohio House Bill Introduced to Regulate Solicitation of Deeds
Source of Title Blog
2017/03/22
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In God We Trust... Everyone Else Gotta Pay by Wire Transfer
Source of Title Blog
2017/03/12
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What is a title reader?
Lydia Ruggiero's Blog
2017/03/08
7 comments

Archive America 2017
William Pattison's Blog
2017/02/02
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Michigan Abolished Dower
Source of Title Blog
2017/02/01
3 comments

A New Curative Statute is Working its Way Through the Ohio Legislature
Source of Title Blog
2016/08/28
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