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Finally - our new video!! We have been working on producing a video that explains closing and settlement costs, visually. Buying a house is a huge financial committment and one that should not be taken lightly. The number one question we get from buyers and borrowers is "How much is this going to...
05/27/2009
Federal Title Goes Green The average closing takes approximately 200 sheets of paper. There are loan documents, closing documents, title and deed documents, letters to buyers, letters to sellers, letters to lenders etc. By using a USB Flash Drive to store your (borrower's) documents, we can redu...
02/11/2009
WHAT IF YOUR PREFERRED TITLE COMPANY: Delivered an instant, online, guaranteed closing cost quote to you and your clients - specific to the transaction; Was independent and gave back part of its revenue to your home buyer; instead of giving money back to your broker through an Affiliated Business...
01/30/2009
TROUBLE BREWING; ESTATE TAX IN MD, DC AND VA By: Jennifer Concino of Tobin, O'Connor, Ewing & Richard With the average cost of a house rapidly rising in the DC Metropolitan area, it is especially important that homeowners recognize the need for tax and estate planning. Each and every homeowner s...
11/05/2007
FIRPTA - How To Protect your Buyer By: Joseph Gentile What is FIRPTA? The Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA), 26 U.S.C. ยง 1445, provides that a buyer must withhold 10 percent of the amount realized by the foreign seller in the sale of an interest in U.S. real property. If the s...
11/05/2007
Maryland Nonresident Sellers Beware:Your Settlement Proceeds are Subject toIncome Tax Withholding By: Jennifer Concino A nonresident individual seller of Maryland real property may be surprised to learn that the check he walks away with from the closing table will be much less than anticipated; ...
11/05/2007
Have You Considered IncorporatingYour Real Estate Business By Stephen J. O'Connor of Tobin O'Connor & Ewing A corporation or limited liability company (LLC) can be formed quickly and efficiently by filing standardized documents with the appropriate jurisdiction. A corporation that, after bein...
11/05/2007
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