Serious Questions to Ask When Selling A Home

When you’re embarking upon a real estate deal, it’s important to communicate clearly so that you get what you need out of the transaction. We can help you with questions to ask when selling a home. From the buyer to the realtor to your closing company, there are specific things you need addressed — and

When you’re embarking upon a real estate deal, it’s important to communicate clearly so that you get what you need out of the transaction.

We can help you with questions to ask when selling a home. From the buyer to the realtor to your closing company, there are specific things you need addressed — and if they don’t bring it up, you should!

At TitleZoom, the same holds true. If you need something, reach out. If it’s possible to do for you, one of our title pros will get on it stat.

Carly KaplanSerious Questions to Ask When Selling A Home
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Welcome Arlene Ceballos, Social Media Guru

We added another member to the clan and we could not be more excited. We’re introducing our newest team member, Arlene Ceballos. And, as she heads into week two, we had the chance to catch up with this social media maven and learn a bit more about her background.

We added another member to the clan and we could not be more excited. We’re introducing our newest team member, Arlene Ceballos. And, as she heads into week two, we had the chance to catch up with this social media maven and learn a bit more about her background.

SimplyTitleWelcome Arlene Ceballos, Social Media Guru
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Meet Alex DeCoste, Business Analyst & Applied Mathematics Guru

We sat down with Alex DeCoste, Applied Mathematics, physics, coding, whiz and found out who really sits behind those three monitors, analyzing numbers all day. With week one mastered, Alex is fitting right in. And, after an in-depth grilling session pow-wow, we got the full scoop on the real Alex DeCoste.

We sat down with Alex DeCoste, Applied Mathematics, physics, coding, whiz and found out who really sits behind those three monitors, analyzing numbers all day. With week one mastered, Alex is fitting right in. And, after an in-depth grilling session pow-wow, we got the full scoop on the real Alex DeCoste.

SimplyTitleMeet Alex DeCoste, Business Analyst & Applied Mathematics Guru
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Keep Your Data Safe When You Move

We know you have a lot on your plate already when you close on a home, but we have one more crucial item for your checklist. Keep your data safe when you move, so that you can focus on your new home adventure — instead of replacing all your credit cards. For most people, moving

We know you have a lot on your plate already when you close on a home, but we have one more crucial item for your checklist. Keep your data safe when you move, so that you can focus on your new home adventure — instead of replacing all your credit cards.

For most people, moving is a great time to clean out and purge.

Alexander DeCosteKeep Your Data Safe When You Move
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Pro Tips: 5 Things to Looks For When Choosing A Closing Company

We’re rolling out a pro tips series to help consumers put their best foot forward when moving through their real estate transaction. Whether that be saving money through your closing service provider or what to do with your old devices when moving out of your home, we’ve got the pro tips to help you handle

We’re rolling out a pro tips series to help consumers put their best foot forward when moving through their real estate transaction. Whether that be saving money through your closing service provider or what to do with your old devices when moving out of your home, we’ve got the pro tips to help you handle real estate like a true service professional.

When it comes time to pick your closing company, often, your realtor will recommend a company with which they have an existing relationship. And while that’s totally normal, what’s not completely kosher is when the brokerage also owns a portion of the closing company. Because what this means for you as the consumer? Higher costs.

Jared FletcherPro Tips: 5 Things to Looks For When Choosing A Closing Company
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The Butler Rebate: Everything You Need To Know

There’s a simple way to save money before you close on your home that most real estate agents and brokers don’t talk about. It’s called the Butler Rebate and it lets Florida title insurance companies give you back a portion of the money you spend on your title insurance policies. Let’s get right down to

There’s a simple way to save money before you close on your home that most real estate agents and brokers don’t talk about. It’s called the Butler Rebate and it lets Florida title insurance companies give you back a portion of the money you spend on your title insurance policies. Let’s get right down to business, so you can hang onto the money that’s rightfully yours.

Evan FilsThe Butler Rebate: Everything You Need To Know
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New Tech Stretches Your Real Estate Money

Every day, I meet someone who almost wasted a lot of money on their real estate transaction. They book two inspections just in case the first guy misses something. They didn’t know they could shop for cheap title insurance. They thought they had to pay a lawyer to close. They might have been right ten

Every day, I meet someone who almost wasted a lot of money on their real estate transaction. They book two inspections just in case the first guy misses something. They didn’t know they could shop for cheap title insurance. They thought they had to pay a lawyer to close.

They might have been right ten years ago. After all, a lot about how we transact real estate in the U.S. hasn’t changed since the ’50s. Like the 1850s.

SimplyTitleNew Tech Stretches Your Real Estate Money
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Why You Need Title Insurance: Your Go-To List

Every Single Terrifying Reason (Almost)

Ask your average agent and they’ll tell you why you need title insurance—somebody might have a claim on your property or there might be a title defect. Ugh. But it sounds fixable or like it’s not so bad, because bad things happen to other people, right? Well, title defects can happen to anyone. Like you. Sometimes,

Ask your average agent and they’ll tell you why you need title insurance—somebody might have a claim on your property or there might be a title defect. Ugh. But it sounds fixable or like it’s not so bad, because bad things happen to other people, right?

Well, title defects can happen to anyone. Like you.

Sometimes, it’s nobody’s fault. Sometimes, it’s somebody’s fault, but they’re dead or missing or don’t have any money, so you can’t sue them.

Isabel GonzalezWhy You Need Title Insurance: Your Go-To List
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Moving Hacks: Genius Tips for A Smooth Move

Gather your rubber bands.

Everyone acts like moving is this giant hassle. It’s time to change that vibe. We know you have a job and a life and, um — did you go to the gym yet this week? — but with a few simple moving hacks, your move is a cakewalk.

From packing your clothes to cheap home closings, we have moving hacks you can’t move without.

Forget all the obvious stuff about labeling boxes or only keeping what gives you joy. This is next-level. This is you morphing into a power-packing, cash-saving, 100%-easy moving genius.

Carly KaplanMoving Hacks: Genius Tips for A Smooth Move
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Who Pays for Title Insurance?

Depends on where you live — or what you negotiate.

  When you buy or sell a home, who pays for title insurance is one of the last items on your list—so it makes sense to want to understand the costs, so you can finally close. But it also makes sense that you might not have though about it much. You’ve been doing the open-house

 

When you buy or sell a home, who pays for title insurance is one of the last items on your list—so it makes sense to want to understand the costs, so you can finally close.

But it also makes sense that you might not have though about it much.

You’ve been doing the open-house thing, the realtors, contracts, and banks thing, and generally rewinding your imagination to when you didn’t have to deal with any of these things. 

Jared FletcherWho Pays for Title Insurance?
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