Blog - Month: June 2020

Month: June 2020

Summer Landscaping Trends

By Andrea Robinson
June 22, 2020 Category: General

Are you looking for some ideas to make your homes landscape more appealing? Here are some creative ideas that will make your outdoor space attractive and will have your neighbors green with envy! When planning your landscaping strategy, include mostly perennial plants that will come back each year and group them based on their watering needsincorporating plants with flowers that complement the color if your home will make a lasting impression. Add a few scented plants for some aromatherapy that will bring a sense of tranquility to your outdoor space that can be enjoyed individually or with guests. Do your research when selecting hardscaping materials. Choose quality stones that wont require repair after a short amount of time. Investing in outdoor furniture that you want to sit in is crucial, especially if you plan on spending more time outdoors. Include lighting to make your outdoor space easy to access when it gets dark out. To get the most out of your landscape, in various weather

Title Insurance 101: Everything You Need to Know

By Andrea Robinson
June 12, 2020 Category: General

Title insurance is a type of insurance that protects both the homebuyer and the mortgage lender against potential financial losses attached to a new home and property. When a buyer and seller enter into a contract of sale for a property, a title agent is selected to initiate a search in the local jurisdictions land records for any encumbrances, liens, claims, or conflicts that need to be resolved before the transfer of the property from one party to the other. If those hindrances have not been settled through the title search process before closing, the financial liability of fixing those issues could fall on the new homeowner. If a claim had to be made, a title insurance policy would pay for damages and costs associated with repairing the problems. Lets take a look at the various type of title insurance that is available. Lenders Title Insurance - This policy covers liens (including contractor and mechanic liens), easements not on record, access rights, and defects on the title.