Blog - Month: January 2022

Month: January 2022

4 Types of Home Smart Tech Worth Your Investment

4 Types of Home Smart Tech Worth Your Investment

Posted By Andrea Robinson
January 28, 2022 Category: General

Did you know that 71% of Americans want to purchase a home with smart-tech but only 27% have invested in smart-home tech?!   These numbers clearly show us that the demand for smart homes is at an all-time high, but the supply of these sought-after homes is pretty low.   And contrarily to what you may believe, smart homes aren’t just for new constructions. You too can invest in smart-home tech!   Yes, even if your home is over 50 years old…   Read on to learn which smart-home tech has the best ROI when comes time to sell your home.   Energy-Saving Smart Appliances    If the tech reduces energy consumption and saves you money, it is definitely worth the investment. Not only will the yearly savings from installing this tech quickly surpass the cost of installing this technology, but it helps the environment. Simply because your energy consumption is limited only to what is needed and nothing more.    Security technology    If the gadget gives you peace of mind, it’s on a smart-home buyer’s wish list! Whether it is a doorbell that has a camera feature, an alarm system you can turn on and off from your phone, security cameras that record your home’s surroundings, or outside lights that turn as soon as the sensor feels someone approach it, security technology is always worth the investment.    Automated blinds and curtains   Convenience from this home-tech may b

5 Reasons Why You Need Title Insurance

5 Reasons Why You Need Title Insurance

Posted By Andrea Robinson
January 20, 2022 Category: General

If you’re on the market to buy a home, then you might be wondering if title insurance is necessary. While you may not be legally required to purchase a title insurance policy, there are multiple reasons why you should get one.    That being said, here are five reasons why we strongly recommend you purchase a title insurance policy: To protect yourself from fraud, forgery, and identity theft If a fraudster steals your identity and takes out a mortgage on your property and disappears with the borrowed money, then you are left with a huge debt. Title insurance protects you from this type of fraud and ensures you don’t live with the consequences of a debt you never took out yourself. To protect yourself from errors and or omissions on the deed   Believe it or not, not everything that comes up on a title search can be fully trusted. While the information is usually legit, there are cases where there are errors in the documents or information is omitted. While getting a title insurance policy does not guarantee this will not happen, it will help mitigate the financial risk. To protect yourself from title defects   Imagine moving into your dream home only to have someone knock at your door and say it’s theirs?! Believe it or not, this happens in real life and not just in movies.    It tends to happen when the previous owner of the home has put it in their will as an inheritance to a family

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