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April is right around the corner, and Tax Day will be here before we know it. Purchasing a home is a significant financial decision, but one that could have tax benefits built-in. Let’s take a look at some of the tax benefits of homeownership for...

Often when people hear the term ‘title binder,’ they picture a three-ring binder filled with copious amounts of paperwork. This term is often confusing for both home buyers and sellers, in that many believe it is a place to keep notes that are related to...

Let’s take a closer look at escrow fees charged for both Buyers and Sellers, that generally appear on the closing statement with other related closing costs such as loan fees, commission, required repairs, disclosure costs, title fees, taxes, and payoffs.  Requesting and estimated closing statement from...

Frequently Asked Question: What is a supplemental tax bill, and why did I receive it? The County Treasurer/Tax Collector issues a supplemental tax bill when the assessed value of changes. The three most common events that trigger a supplemental tax bill are:  Change of Ownership Death...

As a borrower, there is a substantial amount of paperwork to keep track of when refinancing. The “Notice of the Right to Cancel Escrow” is part of the final loan document package, and it is sometimes referred to as the “3-Day Notice of Cancellation” or...

The Statement of Information Form is just one of the many documents you’ll come across when buying or selling a home. So, today, we wanted to shed some light on this topic by sharing some valuable information about this particular form.  What Is the Statement of...

When it comes to opening escrow on a home, there are a lot of moving parts! A question that we get asked a lot about are impound accounts, so we wanted to take this opportunity to explain them in more detail. If you aren’t sure...