What is the Closing Disclosure Form?

May, 22 2024

Buying real estate – a home, land, or commercial property – is quite possibly the biggest purchase anyone will ever make. Whether purchasing a commercial or residential property, the first… Read more »

Fraud and Real Estate: How Landmark Title is Working to Ensure Safe & Secure Transactions

May, 6 2024

The advancing dangers of fraud in real estate are at an all-time high. Since the FBI established its Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) back in 2000, they have received 8… Read more »

Q & A with Tiffannie Hobgood: The Dangers of Seller Impersonation Fraud and the Impact of AI Technology

April, 12 2024

We recently sat down with Landmark Title Vice President of Escrow Operations Tiffannie Hobgood to discuss the rising dangers of artificial intelligence (AI) in real estate fraud. She specifically addressed… Read more »

Understanding the Difference Between Title Insurance and Homeowners Insurance

March, 25 2024

When purchasing a home, there are two types of insurance that every buyer needs. The first is title insurance and the second is homeowners insurance. When you enlist a title… Read more »

Title Company Versus Real Estate Attorney: What is the Difference?

February, 27 2024

The home-buying process is one of the most exciting, yet stressful periods to happen in someone’s life. Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or have bought and sold properties before… Read more »

7 Red Flags to Watch Out For in a Title Search

January, 26 2024

Performing a title search is a crucial step in the purchase process for any type of real estate. A title search involves examining public records to confirm and verify the… Read more »

Navigating the Gaps: Gap Insurance Coverage

November, 30 2023

Safeguarding your investment is paramount in the world of real estate. Real estate buyers have various insurance options to choose from, but which ones are the most important for protecting… Read more »

Understanding the 1031 Exchange

October, 30 2023

The 1031 exchange, also known as a like-kind exchange, is a tax strategy that real estate investors have utilized for decades to defer capital gains taxes. The 1031 exchange gets… Read more »

The Real Estate Buyer Broker Agreement

September, 1 2023

During Landmark Title Assurance Agency’s final Summer Session for Real Estate, Deanna Bone, CEO and team leader of the Southwest Home team, talked with real estate professionals across multiple states… Read more »

Avoiding Seller Impersonation Fraud in Real Estate

July, 10 2023

Fraud and impersonation crimes have been on the rise over the past decade, especially in the real estate sector. Fraudsters are criminals that illegally sell commercial or residential properties while… Read more »