f you are purchasing a residential or commercial property, most buyers know that they will need title insurance. But many don’t really know why or what it is for. As... Read more »
Posted on February, 3 2022 in Title Insurance
New trends in commercial real estate are expected in 2022. If you work in commercial real estate or you’re an investor, it is valuable to know the trends to help... Read more »
Posted on December, 28 2021 in Commercial Real Estate
Did you know that in Arizona, sending property tax statements are not required by the state? This is typically a courtesy done by the counties. If you are a homeowner,... Read more »
Posted on October, 13 2021 in Arizona Real Estate, Real Estate Tips
A home is one of the most valuable assets a person can own. When purchasing a home, title will need to be transferred. This process is most often handled by... Read more »
Posted on September, 15 2021 in Arizona Real Estate, Real Estate Tips
Finding a dream home can sometimes take time. Once you’ve found your ideal home, negotiated your purchase price and your offer is officially accepted, you enter escrow. The next phase... Read more »
Posted on August, 13 2021 in Escrow
It is no secret that we are currently in a sellers market, which is making it extremely tough for home buyers trying to purchase a house. Low inventory and interest... Read more »
Posted on May, 6 2021 in Arizona Real Estate, Real Estate Tips
The home buying process can be challenging, but switching title companies does not have to be. If you are going through the title process and feel the agency is not... Read more »
Posted on March, 12 2021 in Real Estate Tips, Residential Title Insurance
Selling a home is not always easy, and it can get even more complicated if you do not know the extent of seller closing costs in Arizona. As a seller,... Read more »
Posted on October, 21 2020 in Real Estate Tips
The escrow process can be daunting. Anyone that has purchased property knows the escrow process involves documents, depositories, and legalities that can be overwhelming if you are not working with... Read more »
Posted on October, 3 2020 in Commercial Real Estate
Purchasing commercial real estate can be a stressful process and each transaction carries some challenges during the closing process. This is especially true right now, as the real estate industry... Read more »
Posted on June, 4 2020 in Commercial Real Estate
The cannabis industry is rapidly growing as more and more states are legalizing both medical marijuana usage and adult/recreational use. The rapid growth has led to an increase in demand... Read more »
Posted on February, 20 2020 in Commercial Real Estate
By 2035, the number of seniors in the U.S. is expected to hit 78 million (almost a third of the country’s population), according to a 2018 U.S. Census Bureau report.... Read more »
Posted on October, 30 2019 in Commercial Real Estate
A recent study published by WalletHub recognizes five Maricopa County cities on the list of 30 best places for first-time home buyers. The study ranks the best and worst cities... Read more »
Posted on August, 2 2019 in Arizona Real Estate
We hear that artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are disrupting industries, including residential real estate, but the AI clamor is decidedly quieter when talking about its impact on commercial... Read more »
Posted on June, 26 2019 in Commercial Real Estate
The addition of non-stop flights between Asia and Phoenix would unlock the door to a lot of Asian investment in Arizona real estate. That was the message from the Greater... Read more »
Posted on March, 26 2019 in Arizona Real Estate
Universities are generally very good neighbors to the real estate around them in terms of rising land value.  Real Estate near Arizona State University’s Tempe and downtown Phoenix campuses have... Read more »
Posted on March, 20 2019 in Arizona Real Estate, Commercial Real Estate
Looking to buy land? You may want to check out this list. It’s a map showing  parcels of vacant land in Phoenix, that are for sale, sold or under review—and... Read more »
Posted on March, 4 2019 in Arizona Real Estate
It seems like a no brainer that solar panels add value to your home in Arizona. With our endless sunshine and fair weather, solar panels are a natural fit here... Read more »
Posted on January, 30 2019 in Arizona Real Estate
Brand new real estate agents may be tempted to try their hand selling both commercial and residential properties, operating as so-called resimercial real estate agents. But don’t be too quick... Read more »
Posted on September, 12 2018 in Commercial Real Estate
You pressed send, hundreds of thousands of dollars are now being transferred; and you are now the latest victim of wire fraud.  You didn’t send the money to the seller. ... Read more »
Posted on June, 1 2018 in Office Tips
Phoenix, Arizona backyards are shrinking. The Arcadia neighborhood in Phoenix, offers a prime example of a major trend in Valley real estate: houses in Phoenix are getting bigger and yards,... Read more »
Posted on March, 2 2018 in Arizona Real Estate
If you are selling your home, you may be tempted to employ the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy when it comes to disclosing facts about your property in Arizona. Fortunately... Read more »
Posted on January, 31 2018 in Arizona Real Estate, Real Estate Tips
With apartments vertically climbing up the skyline of the Valley, it may surprise you to hear that the next big thing in Arizona real estate development is expected to be... Read more »
Posted on January, 24 2018 in Arizona Real Estate, Commercial Real Estate
Residential and commercial construction continue to go strong in Maricopa County and throughout Arizona. With that growth we are seeing a push for using more sustainable products made from a... Read more »
Posted on October, 18 2017 in Arizona Real Estate
On the surface, buying an office condominium makes a lot of sense. There are definite advantages to buying vs renting office space. Buying ensures a stabilized rental rate and some... Read more »
Posted on August, 2 2017 in Office Condominium
Things you need to know when choosing a Phoenix title insurance company: It is good to turn to your real estate agent, friends and your lender when choosing a Phoenix... Read more »
Posted on April, 16 2017 in Title Insurance
If you’ve done business with Landmark Title Assurance Agency before, you may have noticed the following message: “We encrypt all emails that contain personal information. Encrypted emails from me or... Read more »
Posted on December, 16 2016 in Office Tips, Real Estate Tips, Title Insurance
Property management acquisitions can be friendly or hostile, hopefully you never have to deal with the latter. Although rare, hostile acquisitions can occur through a tender offer or a proxy... Read more »
Posted on August, 17 2016 in Real Estate Tips
It’s a common misconception that commercial brokers and residential real estate agents perform the same job functions. While both professions share many similarities (they both work in real estate, after... Read more »
Posted on August, 3 2016 in Real Estate Tips
Encroachments and easements are two common real estate issues that can affect commercial and residential property owners. If you own property, such as land and/or any buildings permanently attached to... Read more »
Posted on July, 16 2016 in Real Estate Tips