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Why Homebuyers Need Title Insurance

When buying a house or parcel of land, buyers often wonder whether they need title insurance. For most people, buying a home is the most significant investment of their lives. It makes financial sense to protect that investment with title insurance. Here are some common questions homebuyers have regarding title insurance:   What is Title

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Foreclosures: What Happens to the Surplus Funds?

Foreclosures are usually difficult times for property owners. The bank or local government is taking their property, and they often feel powerless. There is a light, albeit dim, at the end of the foreclosure process, however. If there are funds leftover after the property has been sold, the owner may recover the leftover proceeds through

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Prescriptive Easements: What They Are and How to Avoid Them

Most people who regularly deal with real estate know that an easement is the right to use someone else’s property. A common type of easement is a right of way, where one property owner accesses his property by driving through the property of another. But can you acquire a legal right to access another person’s

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