Category Archives: Residential

Title Agents Take Note – It’s No Longer “E-Closing or Bust” to Improve the Consumer Experience

Industries from music to telecommunications have been completely revolutionized by innovative new advancements in technology. Consumers can now buy almost anything online – from cookies to cars. Information is available on-demand via search and our colleagues, friends and family are just an email or text away. But what about the start-to-finish homebuying process? Today, demands …Read more

Title Insurance Protects People from the Past

Recently, I had the fortunate experience of being interviewed by the Albuquerque Journal for a story on the value of title insurance. Along with Division President Jennifer Greenwood, we had the opportunity to make a complex process easier to understand and explain the importance of title insurance. As I noted in the story, most insurance …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Bargain Beach Towns

As we sit here on the sunset days of summer, I am certain that most of you are already looking forward to heading back next year to your favorite vacation destination(s). For some it is lakes, others mountains and for many it is the beach. Or overseas destinations, major U.S. cities — even cruises. I …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Best Military Markets to Invest in Single Family Rentals

There are types of towns that will always have heavy rental housing demands: college towns and military base markets. Military markets, however, have year-round occupants while college and university towns have a higher summer vacancy rate. Each are attractive opportunities for investors. To help guide investors in markets with military bases, HomeUnion analyzed towns having …Read more