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Explaining Escrow Fraud – How You Can Protect Yourself

by Lightspeed Escrow | Sep 30 2022 | Real-Estate-Deals

Do you know what escrow fraud is and how damaging it can be? Do your due diligence and learn how to protect yourself before you become a victim.

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Is California a Community Property State?

by Lightspeed Escrow | Sep 20 2022 | Real-Estate-Deals

Community property states are states where community property law rules. Is California a community property state, and how does this law work? Discover here.

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What Is a Due-on-Sale Clause?

by Lightspeed Escrow | Sep 12 2022 | Real-Estate-Deals

A due-on-sale clause protects the lender if the homeowner tries to sell their property to another party without the lender’s consent. Learn more about it here.

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How Does Preliminary Title Report Work?

by Lightspeed Escrow | Sep 7 2022 | Real-Estate-Deals

If you’re about to buy a property, know that a preliminary title report is one of the most critical pieces of documentation involved in the sale of a home.

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What Is a Deed of Reconveyance and Why Is It Important?

by Unival Logistics | Sep 6 2022 | Real-Estate-Deals

If you are done with mortgage payments, your lender has to send you a deed of reconveyance. Read this article to find out more about this legal-binding document.

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Buying a Property from a Foreigner: What Is FIRPTA?

by Lightspeed Escrow | Aug 23 2022 | Real-Estate-Deals

Knowing about FIRPTA comes in handy when buying a property from a foreigner or when a non-US citizen wants to buy, sell, or invest in the US real estate market.

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What Is a Closing Disclosure and What Does It Contain?

by Unival Logistics | Aug 23 2022 | Real-Estate-Deals

Closing disclosure is an important document that captures all your financial obligations to your mortgage lender. Read more about disclosures in this article.

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Earnest Money Definition: What It Is & How It Works

by Lightspeed Escrow | Aug 15 2022 | Real-Estate-Deals

Tune in as we break down the earnest money definition and explain how the “good faith deposit” safeguards both parties during a property purchase.

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Comprehensive Guide Through an Escrow Analysis Statement

by Lightspeed Escrow | Aug 8 2022 | Real-Estate-Deals

An escrow account is a valuable tool for managing finances, and an escrow analysis reviews those finances. Read more about it and an escrow statement in this article.

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