Entries by KarenKohler

Florida Property Tax Definitions

Florida Property Tax Definitions to assist with terminology for out of state or non US clients. Please contact us if you would like the handout to use. Ad Valorem Tax: Defined as a tax based on the assessed value of the property. Can be used interchangeably with “property tax”. Ad Valorem Tax Roll: Prepared by […]

Understanding Seller Disclosure Requirements

The Michigan Seller Disclosure Act (SDA) (MCL 565.951) requires that a seller of residential property must give prospective buyers a disclosure statement before executing a binding purchase agreement with the buyer. In this disclosure, the seller must reveal the condition of all major appliances, systems, and services of the property, along with the general condition […]

Title Talk – from Old Republic Title July 2019

Each spring the population of Tallahassee swells with lawmakers and lobbyists alike working to shape the laws and policies of the State of Florida. Old Republic Title works alongside these legislators and activists to promote legislative initiatives that will benefit the title insurance industry and the public at large. The 2019 Legislative Session resulted in […]

Above and Beyond – June 2019

At Access Title Agency in Michigan, we don’t need to look far to find someone going above and beyond for our clients. While it is usually the closers that get all the credit, there is a special group that play a huge role in closings that we rarely feature, our examiners. This time of season, […]

Michigan Five County RE Update for May 2019 Mixed

2019 Sales results for Real Estate in the five county area were mixed, with Grand Traverse seeing significantly higher number of sales and dollar volume of single family homes, while Kalkaska saw a slight decline in comparison to May 2018.. Overall, the list price and sold price of single family homes in May of 2019 […]

Naples Market Report

Provided by NABOR In tempo with a recent shift in sales from high-end homes near the beach to homes under $500,000 in areas east of the beach, overall closed sales during May in the Naples area increased 9.8 percent to 1,165 closed sales compared to 1,061 closed sales in May 2018. Closed sales were highest […]