Last week I came across a post on a social media site from a real estate agent in PA who was teaming up with their in-house mortgage company and a title insurance company, offering discounts on their services when you hired them to buy a house. The real estate company was offering a modest commission…

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Associates Land Transfer Company recently celebrated its eleventh anniversary in business. I’m proud to say that the principles on which we founded the company eleven years ago continue to be the driving force when it comes to our success today. Our goals were relatively simple. 1.    To provide the best customer service in the real…

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What is title insurance? Title insurance protects the home owner and mortgage lender against ownership disputes relating to your property. Title Insurance is a specific type of insurance, paid in a one-time fee during settlement, which protects you and your lender in the event of a dispute over the property’s rightful owner. Think of it…

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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…

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