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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Steps to Take When Buying a Home | Title Partners of South Florida

Necessary Steps To Take When Planning To Buy A Home

  So, you’ve decided to buy a house, but you’re unsure of what steps you need to take to ensure everything goes smoothly. A home purchase is a process, and skipping a step could result in some unwanted consequences. Buying a home is a significant investment with a price tag that could run into the…

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Cashier's Check vs Wire Transfer | Title Partners of South Florida Inc.

Cashier’s Check vs. Wire Transfer: Which Is Safer for Your Real Estate Closing?

  There are two main ways to transfer funds at the closing of a real estate transaction: You can close using either a certified check or wire transfer. But which one is best? There’s a debate brewing about wire transfers vs. cashier’s checks, and both sides have strong arguments. To help you make the best…

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How to Protect Yourself From Real Estate Wire Fraud | Title Partners of South Florida

How to Protect Yourself From Real Estate Wire Fraud Scams

  Picture this: you’ve worked hard to save up enough money to buy your first home, but just as you’re about to close on the house, thieves swoop in, seemingly from nowhere, and whisk away the cash you’ve set aside for closing. Recently, this nightmare scenario has turned into reality for many home buyers across…

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Common Title Problems | Title Partners of South Florida

10 Common Title Problems to Look Out For

  A property’s title is all of its rights in one package. When a home is sold, the title transfers from one party to another. Common title issues that aren’t addressed can prevent a closing from going through. Worst of all, some buyers and sellers experience problems with closing on a house when title issues…

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Who Picks the Title Company? Buyer or Seller | Title Partners of South Florida

Who Picks the Title Company: Buyer or Seller?

  So much is going on in a real estate transaction that it can sometimes become confusing. You deal with agents, brokers, inspectors, appraisers and more when you’re buying or selling a home. It can be confusing to know what you are responsible for and who you can trust to have your best interests in…

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Protect Yourself From Title Fraud | Title Partners of South Florida Inc.

Title Fraud: What Is It? How Can You Protect Yourself?

  In this day and age, we all need to be vigilant of scams that try to take advantage of us. Even when it comes to huge transactions like the sale of a home or other property, some parties to these transactions will engage in fraud to advance their own interests. Yes, title fraud still…

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7 Important Things First-Time Homebuyers Need to Know About

When you’re a first-time homebuyer, there can be an overwhelming amount of information to learn. And while buying a new home is extremely exciting, it is not as simple as they make it look on television.  As experienced title and closing agents since 1995, we’ve successfully closed thousands of real estate transactions throughout the state…

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Home to Sell

So you’ve thought long and hard, and have decided you’re ready to sell your home. However, before you put your house on the market, there are several things you’ll need to be prepared for to ensure your home sale will go as smoothly and problem-free as possible. Take a look at our 5 ways to…

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Do I Need Title Insurance in Florida?

Do I Need Title Insurance in Florida? When you are buying real estate — a house, land or commercial property — in Florida, you buy everything that comes with it, including the building structure or house, improvements such as a fence, additions, landscaping, and even the well and sewer system. Similarly, when you buy a…

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6 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Title Insurance

When thinking about buying a home, having title insurance is one of the most important things to consider. Insurance for your property title is not like flood or hazard insurance since it is paid at the time of closing on your house, with no extra renewals. With rising amounts of fraud in the real estate…

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