Blog - Month: September 2018

Month: September 2018

Welcome to Fall in Lorain County — 5 Local Attractions to Try This Season

By Andrea Robinson
September 24, 2018 Category: General

Welcome to Fall in Lorain County! The days are comfortably cool, theres crisp, fresh air off the shoreline, the leaves are changing colors, and the sun is starting to set early. Just because the days are getting a bit shorter doesnt mean you and your family have to wait around inside for winter, though. Its time to break out the sweaters and dive into some fall fun or maybe just a pile of leaves. Here are some great local Autumn expeditions for you and your family to try in Lorain County! Common Ground Zip Into Autumn Get up-close and personal with Autumn colors! Common Ground Canopy Tours is a state-of-the-art ZipLine experience that takes you into the trees above the beautiful Vermilion River Valley. Take advantage of discount tickets for the rest of the season and catch the areas green forest turning to beautiful shades of red and yellow. Millers Apple Hill Apple Pickin Spree and More Theres nothing more Fall than apple picking and pumpkins. Millers Apple Hill is a great

Transferring a Land Title: Basic Terms You Need to Know

By Andrea Robinson
September 17, 2018 Category: General

Whether you are inheriting a property that has been in the family through generations or are preparing to purchase a new home for the first time, transferring ownership of a land title is a key process that ensures your state knows exactly who owns what. Whether youre buying or selling, inheriting or gifting, its good to know the basics of how transferring a land title also known as conveyancing so you can keep track of your assets. Heres some basic terms you need to know if youre getting ready to transfer a land title! Deeds A deed is a document that actually transfers ownership of property from one person to another. There are many types of deeds in a property transaction, but the basic structure is that a deed establishes an official property description, the current owner (grantor), and who the new owner will be (the grantee). Recording the Deed Recording the deed is the final step in transferring a title. This is where the county records who now owns a property at the

Homebuying Toolbox – 4 Great Apps for Homebuyers

By Andrea Robinson
September 04, 2018 Category: General

In 2018, your phone can do a lot, but did you know it can help you move and buy a house? Were not just talking about simply browsing Zillow (though Zillow does make an appearance in our list). These days, you can find info on neighborhoods, set a budget, and even get approved for a mortgage all from your Apple or Android phone or tablet. If youre in the market for a new house, theres an app for that! Here are five great apps that every homebuyer should be using right now: Teleport Choosing the Best City If youre still trying to decide what neighborhood to live in, Teleport is a newer app designed to help homebuyers find the best cities that match their unique lives. Through a series of questions about your work and lifestyle, the app can match you to one of over 200 locations around the world. When youre ready to move, theres even a move-in checklist to make sure youve covered everything! Zillow and Trulia The Big Names Even if you havent started looking for a home, Zillows