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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Changes are Approaching

2013-10-30T15:49:36+00:00October 30th, 2013|Financing, Investing, Lender and Bank Practices, Refinancing, Title, Title Insurance|

by Dianna Jackman, Sr. Escrow Officer Chicago Title Agency There is a new sheriff in town and its name is the CFPB.  Beginning January 10, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will now be in charge of policing the mortgage industry under the regulations of the Dodd-Frank rules.  According to the new rules under regulation [...]

What you need to know about FIRPTA

2019-03-05T23:44:14+00:00March 19th, 2013|Investing, Market Changes, Tax Law|

Most investors in the valley like to use what we call a muted contract. A muted contract is just the basics; buyer, seller, who will pay the fees and the closing date. When using a muted contract, in most cases, you remove all the contingencies that are in the standard AAR (Arizona Association of Realtors) contract.  [...]

What’s the Buzz?

2019-03-05T23:44:17+00:00July 4th, 2012|Commerical, Investing, Strategy, Title|

The word on the street is Commercial, Commercial, Commercial.  There is so much opportunity right now and this old pony has a new trick.  Commercial is seeing something that has not happened in the valley for many years........distress.  Last year was one of the hardest for commercial real estate and there are many bank owned [...]