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How To Prevent Your Pending Home Sale From Falling Through

How To Prevent Your Pending Home Sale From Falling Through

You’ve spent hours researching homes online and viewing properties, and you’ve finally found the perfect home, or you’ve spent thousands of dollars fixing up your house to get it ready to sell and held multiple open houses. Finally, an offer has been made and accepted. Time to celebrate, right? Not so fast. Several things can and do go wrong between the time the offer is accepted and closing. 

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Digital Marketing for Real Estate Agents

Digital Marketing for Real Estate Agents

Consumers are doing most everything from their computers and devices these days, so for any modern business, having a strong online presence is key. But that is no longer enough. With 84% of real estate businesses now doing business online, your company needs a strong digital marketing strategy to stand out from the rest. This year’s real estate marketing trends provide insight on how to do just that.

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Refinancing Settlement Services

Refinancing Settlement Services

One of the services we offer at Ratified Title is refinancing settlements. People will often refinance their homes to save money on their monthly payments by reducing their interest rates. When it comes time to adjust your mortgage rates, a refinancing settlement can be stressful if it isn’t handled properly. That’s why we maintain the highest standards of accuracy to make sure your refinancing settlement goes off without a hitch.

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Commercial Settlement Services

Commercial Settlement Services

Similar to home-owners and sellers, businesses could use help when closing on a property. That’s why one of the services we offer at Ratified Title Group is commercial settlements. The process for commercial title transactions is different from residential settlements in that it’s a bit more complex and requires a variety of different procedures. Through years of working in the title field, we have experts that can handle this process smoothly and efficiently.

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Residential Settlement Services

Residential Settlement Services

One of our services at Ratified Title is residential settlements. Closing on a home can sometimes be a bumpy ride. We work hard on our end to make it as smooth as possible for our customers and their agents.

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Form Changes You Need to Know About

We stay up-to-speed on all the latest information in the real estate world. As of July 1, 2019, there have been changes to several different forms you will encounter as you write contracts. Here is a rundown of the changes.

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Wire Fraud Schemes – How to Keep Your Money Safe

Wire Fraud Schemes – How to Keep Your Money Safe

Cybercriminals are sneaky and opportunistic. A real-estate transaction gives them the opportunity to make a big score with minimal effort. When you’re completing a real-estate transaction, you may be targeted by cybercriminals who are after your money. Here’s how to recognize the scheme and avoid it.

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All About Underwriters

If you’re waiting to go to closing, you may have heard that your loan is with the underwriters. If you’re not familiar with the term, it might sound like your paperwork went to a secret society that lives underground and calculate your loan qualifications on mythical scrolls. Who are these mysterious underwriters, and what is their role in getting your mortgage? We’re here to break it down for you and tell you who the underwriters are and what they do for your home loan.

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How to Build Trust With Your Customers so They Keep Coming Back

As a real estate agent, you already know how important customer service is. Happy customers keep coming back for repeat business, and they refer their friends and family, which leads to more business for you. The foundation of this business relationship, as in any relationship, is trust. Here are our best tips for building trust with your customers, so they keep coming back and serve as a referral source for you in the future.

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Title Talk — What Do All These Terms Mean?

Title Talk — What Do All These Terms Mean?

If this is your first time buying or selling a home (or honestly, even your second or third), you may pick up a whole new dialect that you never knew existed before. There are so many terms to learn when going through the process of buying or selling a home. We’re here to help you understand exactly what we are talking about in terms of titles, so you can make the best and most informed decisions! Here are some important terms and their definitions.

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