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"Now more than ever, savvy home buyers are turning to the web to better understand the process of buying, selling and refinancing real estate."
-Frank Dowd, Founder & Former President of ALT
The cost of title insurance for a sale is determined by the purchase price for the property and for a refinance, the loan amount determines the price. Title insurance premiums, which are approved by the state department of insurance, are a one-time payment. In Pennsylvania, there are different title insurance rates for a home purchase…Read More
Have you ever purchased or refinanced real estate and had to deal with the stress of getting your final closing costs last-minute, because you were at the mercy of your lender? Hopefully, that may be changing soon! The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is currently considering a mortgage disclosure regulation in which lenders would…Read More
As homeowners, we all like to reduce the household expenses whenever we can. Given the high temperatures in our region these last few weeks, here are a few money-saving tips for keeping your AC bill under control: 1. Clean or replace the filter. A dirty filter restricts the amount of air passing over the cooling coils. It’s…Read More