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Various Marketing List

Why market to your own customers?

Why market to your own customers?

Your customers know who you are: after all, they’re your customers! Isn’t your marketing time better spent on targeting new prospects? NO! Studies indicate that it costs you 5-10 times as much to gain...

Getting seller information 0

Getting seller information

Make sure the title company has the mortgage loan numbers, social security numbers, and a forwarding address for sellers.    Check that there are no second mortgages or heat pump loans on the property,...

Basics of closing 0

Basics of closing

Both parties coordinate on which title company you will be using to avoid confusion, and in setting a closing date.   You should provide a full contract to the title company as early in the...

Title Insurance: making sure your clients are protected 0

Title Insurance: making sure your clients are protected

The home-buying process can feel very complicated, with lots of paperwork to sign and documents to read. Buyers may be surprised by added and unexpected fees at closing, if they are not prepared.  ...

Domestic Partner Rights 0

Domestic Partner Rights

Domestic Partner Rights Registered domestic partners shall have the same rights, protections, and benefits, and shall be subject to the same responsibilities, obligations, and duties under law, whether they derive from statutes, administrative regulations,...

How is the taxable profit from selling a property affected by holding title as Community Property, Joint Tenancy or Community Property with Right to Survivorship? 0

How is the taxable profit from selling a property affected by holding title as Community Property, Joint Tenancy or Community Property with Right to Survivorship?

How is the taxable profit from selling a property affected by holding title as Community Property, Joint Tenancy or Community Property with Right to Survivorship? Here’s an example: In 1986, Carl and Sandra bought...

Los Angeles county: is your property in an incorporated city or a neighborhood within Los Angeles? 0

Los Angeles county: is your property in an incorporated city or a neighborhood within Los Angeles?

Many buyers are unsure if their property is in an incorporated city or part of a neighborhood within the City of Los Angeles. The following is a list of neighborhoods within the City of...

Types of Liens That Attach to a Specific Property 0

Types of Liens That Attach to a Specific Property

Types of Liens That Attach to a Specific Property Notice of Action (Lis Pendens), Mechanic’s liens, Substandard/Abatement liens, and Homeowner Association liens A Lis Pendens is a notice that a court action has been...

Standard Types of Liens 0

Standard Types of Liens

Liens Federal, State, and County tax liens, and EDD liens All the liens listed above have a duration of 10 years from the date recorded unless released. The lien can be continued for successive...

Are there any limitations on what a trustee may do? 0

Are there any limitations on what a trustee may do?

Are there any limitations on what a trustee may do? Yes: the trustee is most importantly limited by the provisions of the trust and, thus, may only act within the terms of the trust....