Blog - Month: July 2018

Month: July 2018

August Events in Cleveland

August Events in Cleveland

Posted By Andrea Robinson
July 31, 2018 Category: General

  August in Cleveland is a busy time with lots of events and festivals taking place throughout the entire month. Each event has a variety of activities to partake in, with fun for the whole family. Here are some great events/festivals to consider attending:     The Cuyahoga County Fair is being held at the Cuyahoga County Fair Grounds in Berea. This event takes place from August 7th to August 12th.  The Fair offers foods, rides, special events and shows, and animals galore. On August 7th there will be BOGO (Buy One Get One) fair admission for all ages. Wednesday and Thursday, they are offering $1 admission before 3pm and half-priced ride stamps before 3pm! Friday is a senior and veteran day with $2 admission until 5pm. Lastly, Saturday is $2 admission between 10am and noon in celebration of family morning at the fair.      The Feast of the Assumption is taking place in Cleveland’s Little Italy neighborhood. This event is taking place from August 15th to August 18th.  For this event streets are shut down and all the family-owned Italian eateries bring their menus to the streets. More than 100,000 people attend this event each year just to get a taste! In addition to great food there is plenty of music, dancing, artwork, and rides.   The Great Lakes Burning River Fest is returning to Cleveland on August 17th and 18th. This event is located at the historic coast guard station on Whiskey Island. It is a beautiful water

Why Title Insurance is Important When Buying a Home

Why Title Insurance is Important When Buying a Home

Posted By Andrea Robinson
July 30, 2018 Category: General

  Title Insurance protects the insured person/people from a financial loss associated with the ownership of a property.  When in the process of buying a home, a title company checks the property’s ownership history, to make sure you are receiving a clear title to the home with no legal claims or liens. In the case that a yet-to-be-discovered issue comes up down the line with the home’s title, the insured would then use their title insurance to protect against their personal liability.     While people are familiar with the idea of automobile insurance, which covers events that have not yet happened, title insurance covers events that previously took place.  In the case that unpaid taxes from 30 years ago by a previous owner, or a lawsuit from an heir to someone who previously owned the property comes up, title insurance will cover it. While searches are done by title companies as to the titles history can minimize the risks of a claim being made, they do not guarantee a title issue will never arise. Title Insurance helps to ensure the risk of this happening for a relatively low, one-time fee.     All types of issues can come up in relation to a property title. Things like deeds, wills, and trusts can be improperly handled. Outstanding mortgages, judgments, tax liens and even easements can be overlooked or incorrectly documented. While a title search should show these issues, it does not mean they were not documented inc

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