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What is an ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey and why is it important in Real Estate Transactions?

In 25 words or less….or more: Lenders won’t make loans for home purchases (hey – this is important even if you buy a property for cash) unless title is clean and title insurance policy can be issued on the property. … Continue reading

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Spray Foam Bad for Termite Control

Why does spray foam insulation interfere with termite control? Spray foam insulation unfortunately provides termites with a dense, spongy place to build their colonies, and it is very easy for them to tunnel through. It does not attract termites, but … Continue reading

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Real Estate Open Houses – Good or Bad idea?

Only 3% of buyers visited open houses according to the 2018 Home Buyers and Seller Generational Trends Report published by the National Association of Realtor. About 45% of female REALTORS® and 25% of male REALTORS® have experienced a situation in … Continue reading

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Failure to Double-Check Your Work Could End in a Lawsuit

A lending institution engaged a real estate broker to list and sell residential property that went through the foreclosure process after its owners defaulted on the mortgage. Situation: A lending institution engaged a real estate broker to list and sell … Continue reading

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Mortgage Calculators

I found these on the web through different source and I am not sure how much use they will be or the simplest or you to use, but don’t feel obligated to use any services advertised on this website. I … Continue reading

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Georgia Landlord-Tenant Handbook (Georgia laws regarding residential rentals)

Do you know your rights as a landlord? As a tenant? The Georgia Landlord-Tenant Handbook addresses each parties rights for residential rental properties. For example: Please see one of my related blog posts: Are tenants liable for HOA fees? References … Continue reading

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Are You at Fault? Developing Procedures Could Save You from Litigation

Source: From Pearl Insurance E&O Risk Manager When an agent and broker partner together for a transaction, it’s extremely important for both parties to do their own due diligence. Because even if you don’t directly make the mistake, you could … Continue reading

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Sex Offenders in Georgia

21 men arrested in football-themed child sex sting Cobb DA Reynolds to Head GBI… It’s true that Reynolds has focused on gang prosecutions. He targeted sex trafficking, as well, pulling together different branches of law enforcement to carry out arrests … Continue reading

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2019 Real Estate News from Access Brokerage

References to articles, sources, products, or services are not a specific endorsement and not guaranteed to be true or accurate. You should perform your own “due diligence and investigate” whether the information provided is valid, or the product or service … Continue reading

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Some 2019 Real Estate Predictions

Things Renters Should Do Before Signing a Lease Property Report: Don’t let your brain play tricks on your real estate decisions 7 Tech Companies Poised to Disrupt Real Estate Sierra Nevada Realtors: 5 real estate trends to expect in 2019 … Continue reading

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