Owner's Title Insurance - ALT Title PA

Here are a few helpful tips to keep in mind as you shop around for title insurance: 1. Don’t waive your right to choose your own title company. Your real estate agent may ask you to sign a disclosure form, or an authorization to order title insurance for you.  However, you are not obligated to…

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Good Morning Everyone, This past June, ALT celebrated our 15th anniversary in business! We started the company with two primary goals. Provide the best service that our industry has to offer, and to make buying and refinancing real estate less expensive for our customers. While we’re extremely proud of the success we’ve achieved the first…

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What to Expect From Your Title Settlement Company? | ALT Title PA

When you finally find the perfect home for you and your family and the seller accepts your offer, you’re not quite across the finish line. There is still plenty of work to be done. For most homebuyers, the next move is to enlist the help of a settlement company. Since buying a home isn’t something…

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Fees When Buying a House

If you’re in the final stretch of buying a new house, it’s still not quite time to pat yourself on the back. You’ve made it this far and are inches away from owning your dream home. Now that you’ve jumped through all of the necessary hoops and obstacles, there’s one final, significant hoop you must…

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Danger

There are already some big hints at the decline of the traditional real estate model in the consumer’s mind, as over 90% of consumers initiate their home search by looking at online listings. There’s no doubt that the reputation and the relevancy of the entire industry is at stake, and real estate agents and brokers are approaching the crossroads.

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Real Estate Taxes

If you’re moving from Philadelphia to one of the outlying suburbs you’ll need to become familiar with the different real estate related taxes, when they’re due and who collects them. In Philadelphia there’s not much to it. Real estate tax bills are due in January and are based on the calendar year (January 1, to…

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