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Connecticut Land Records Recording Fees

(7/1/18 per Public Act 18-136, CGS 7-34a) Recording Fee for the first page of a document with no nominee (e.g. MERS): 60.00 for the first page and...
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A TITLE SEARCH IS CRITICAL WHEN PURCHASING A HOME

A home is one of the largest purchases you make in your life. When the contract is signed, a home inspection is completed, and a...
Buying a Foreclosed Home in Connecticut The Pros and Cons

Buying a Foreclosed Home in Connecticut : The Pros and Cons

If you want to get a larger home than you could normally afford, buying a foreclosure can be a good option. Foreclosed homes are significantly...
Seller Impersonation and Title Insurance Fraud : How to Protect Yourself?

Seller Impersonation and Title Insurance Fraud : How to Protect Yourself?

Seller Impersonation and Title Insurance Fraud is a rising concern in real estate transactions. This occurs when fraudsters pose as legitimate property sellers or agents...
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What To Know About Refinancing Your Home

Purchasing a home is a significant financial commitment with a small margin for errors. If you have already purchased a home but now want a...
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Online Title Searching in Connecticut

Due to the ever-changing world with the recent COVID-19 Pandemic many towns in Connecticut have made their land records available online.  As a professional Connecticut...

What is a Title Search?

A Title Search is the process of retrieving documents evidencing events in the history of a piece of real property, to determine relevant interests in...

What are Liens? How might they affect your property?

Liens have come to be quite a necessity in most real estate transactions that involve mortgages and creditors. This is because creditors need to have...

What is the best way to get a mortgage as Self Employed?

Covenants Deed VS. Warranty Deeds

It's important to know which warranty you are getting with your new home to avoid issues in the future. In real estate, there are several...

3 Reasons Why a Real Estate Transaction Wouldn’t Work Out

Regardless of record-breaking home prices and interest rates for mortgages being at an all-time low, real estate deals still fall apart all the time! Here...

What is Title Insurance?

Buying a house is very exciting however, it can be confusing as well. Things feel like they are happening pretty fast and, often, some important...
What are the benefits of Title Search

What are the Benefits of a Title Search?

When it comes to buying a house, a lot of decisions are made at face value. Do you like the neighborhood? What finishes does the...

The Connecticut Title Search

  Connecticut Title Searching is not for the "online searcher". If you are looking to get a flawless title search in Connecticut free of errors...

Important Questions to Ask about Title Insurance

Real estate agents are often the first professionals that consumers turn to when they have a question or concern about their home purchase. While they...
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Another Satisfied Customer: Obtaining The Impossible Mortgage Satisfaction

Exceeding customer expectations is a well-cited core value of many companies, but it's often easier said than done, especially when trying to clear the title...

How should you title your home?

From making sure your financial documents are in order to packing boxes, there are several moving parts when you’re closing on a home. One thing...

What is a clear title?

If you're about to buy a home, how do you know the seller owns it? (This is not a trick question.) Without a clear title...

A MESSAGE TO OUR CLIENTS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) OUTBREAK

Dear colleagues, In light of the developments regarding COVID-19, I’d like to first say that our thoughts are with those affected by the virus in...

Towns scramble to keep sensitive data from online records

When town officials posted thousands of municipal records online years ago, they thought they were making it easier for the public to access useful and...

Covenant Deeds vs. Warranty Deeds

              In real estate, there are several types of deeds that act as vehicles to pass on ownership. These...

Fee Simple vs. Leasehold Ownership

Most people only know of one type of real estate ownership; fee simple, also known as freehold. There are a handful of states that have...

What is Connecticut Standard of Title 19.2?

Statutory Certificate of Foreclosure A statutory certificate of foreclosure is not a muniment of title.  It merely serves as public notice that a particular mortgage...

The “New” Industry of Title Search Abstracting

I have been a Title Search Abstractor for the past 25 years and most of our abstractors have been searching for even longer than that. ...

Understanding the New Mortgage Rules

When you’re buying a home, you want all the details you can get. As of October 3, 2015, new regulations will require lenders to provide consumers...

Title Search: The most important exercise in the Real Estate transaction

Title search: the most important exercise in real estate transaction Title search is a very common term that you come across in real estate dealings....

Connecticut State Fun Facts

Area: 5,543 square miles, 3rd smallest in U.S. (3,561,886 acres) Boundary: 330 miles Shoreline: 332 miles (includes bays and coves) Counties: 8 Towns: 169 Cities:...

What’s in a Title Search

You've decided to purchase a home or refinance your existing home.  The terms have been agreed on and all financial arrangements have been made.  But...

Electronic Recordings In Connecticut

Electronic Recordings in Connecticut On June 28, 2013, Corporation Service Company® (CSC) issued a press release stating that release of mortgage was filed by CSC...

American Land Title Association Reports Title Searches for 2012

A report release by the American Land Title Association states that approximately $11.5 billion in total title premiums was generated in 2012. The increase from...

Recording Fees to Increase under new CT Bill

"MERS" Document Recording Fees are Increasing under the Connecticut Budget Bill. The Connecticut General Assembly has approved the biennial budget House Bill 6704. Governor Malloy...
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