Why You Need a Comprehensive Lien Search

August 3rd, 2020 by

  You’ve just bought a house. You and your spouse are enjoying your new home, your new neighborhood, and your new back yard. In fact, you’re out back sipping coffee one morning when you open a letter from your city and find that you now owe $34,000 in code violations. The previous owner let the Read More

Why Do You Need a Survey When Purchasing a Home?

July 7th, 2020 by
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Surveys, also called boundary or land surveys, map out your real estate property, show its boundary lines, improvements made to the property, and all access to the property. FIVE GREAT REASONS TO PURCHASE A SURVEY 1.  UNDISCLOSED RIGHTS AND EASEMENTS You may own your new home and its surrounding land, but someone else might have Read More

Facebook Messenger Rooms Help You SELL Homes

July 1st, 2020 by
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Facebook has introduced its newest feature, Messenger Rooms, to help people get together digitally while social distancing. While this feature is a great option to connect with friends and family during the COVID-19 pandemic, it also has the potential to help real estate professionals’ businesses – during and even after a pandemic. How Do Facebook Read More

7 Ways to Utilize Video in Your Real Estate Marketing

June 1st, 2020 by
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As a real estate professional, you are the brand. Your top priority as an agent is to help customers buy and sell houses. However, you can’t do that if buyers and sellers don’t know who you are, what you do, or the value you bring to them. One of the best ways to build your Read More

Must-Know List Before a Hurricane Strikes

May 25th, 2020 by
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 Each year, the country is hit with hurricanes, tornadoes, hailstorms, super storms, flooding, and more. With hurricane season running from June 1st to November 30th, coastal and inland region homeowners must prepare for potential storms annually.  Of course, you have insurance to help you recover. But knowing and doing a few things now—while the Read More

Marketing in Our New (Temporary) Normal

May 12th, 2020 by
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Covid-19 has been a challenge for every American, and while we are dealing with an ever-evolving landscape of quarantine and modified stay-at-home orders still, the real estate industry continues to chug along. That means your potential customers are still thinking about buying their first home, upgrading to a bigger home, or selling their starter home, Read More

May the 4th Be with You

April 28th, 2020 by
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This May don’t forget to celebrate “May the 4th Be with You” – a fun holiday celebrating the biggest movie franchise in history, Star Wars!  It’s a story of the Jedi vs. the Sith, Rebels vs. the Empire, and Good vs. Evil – which reminds us of our galactic fight vs. hackers! Much like the Jedi, Read More

4 Content Ideas for Marketing Your Real Estate Listing

April 24th, 2020 by

As a listing agent, sellers depend on your knowledge and expertise to sell their homes as quickly as possible. Since some listings are easier than others to market, we’ve put together 4 ideas every real estate professional can use when selling a house. 1. Lights, Camera, Action! If you aren’t using video in your listing Read More

5 Ways to Stay Safe Financially During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 3rd, 2020 by
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We’re all experiencing an unprecedented time in our history; most of the country and large parts of the world are under some type of stay-at-home orders. While our team members at Paramount Title are working hard to make sure your transaction closes on time, unfortunately, there is an army of unscrupulous people that are using Read More

New Decade, New Decor – 5 Home Decor Trends to Try in 2020

April 3rd, 2020 by
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As stay-at-home orders begin, #QuarantineLife can get mundane and make anyone stir-crazy. In honor of National Decorating Month, we thought it would be a good idea to help you dress up your home! We’ve put together a list of decorating trends to incorporate around the house, bring back joy, and start enjoying your time at Read More