The Difference Between a Deed and a Title

March 15, 2020

Many homebuyers and sellers are overwhelmed not only by the process of buying and selling a home, but also by the terms and legal jargon involved. From escrows and encroachments to deeds, titles, and adverse possession, it’s easy to be confused. Title Partners of South Florida serves Broward County, Miami-Dade County, and Palm Beach County…

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Adverse Possession

What is adverse possession? Adverse possession is legally defined as the process by which an individual is able to acquire the title to real property through the means of possession for a sanctioned period of time, and under specific circumstances. Adverse possession can take place either with color of title (showing some evidence in the…

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CFPB (Consumer Protection Financial Bureau) Closing Cost Guide

When purchasing a home with a mortgage loan, you should research the process and be an informed borrower. The CFPB (Consumer Protection Financial Bureau) was created to help protect you as the borrower/consumer. Below you will find suggestions they have for closing costs and the actual closing itself. The following information can also be found…

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Closing on your new home…

Closing on your new home The day has finally come and you are about to close on your home. Your offer was accepted, the house has been appraised, inspected, all repairs (if any) have been made and you finally have your final walk through of the property. The walk through is done to ensure that…

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Changes Affecting Closing (TRID)

Effective October 3rd, 2015 To learn more about the changes affecting the real estate closing starting October 3rd, here are a few videos by two (2) of the largest associations in the nation who are directly involved with the closing process.. the National Association of Realtors and the American Land Title Association. We have been preparing for…

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Understand Title Insurance and the Home Buying Process

When it comes time for you to buy your first home it can be a very stressful and overwhelming experience. Even to the most experienced home buyer, purchasing a home can be a frightening venture, as they are aware of the stack of paperwork that must be completed in order for them to receive the…

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What is Title Insurance?

What’s involved in buying or refinancing? When you start the process of buying or refinancing a home there are a lot of things you need to consider. Most likely, title insurance isn’t one of them, but that is why we are here to help you. Below you will find a list of questions to guide…

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