Entries by KarenKohler

CDC Guidelines Being Followed

Dear Customers, We wanted to let you know that Access Title Agency is following the CDC guidelines for our offices to best protect you, your clients, and our employees. In addition, we are implementing additional steps as follows: All buyers on a cash closing will be done remotely via the use of email/scans, Dotloop or […]

Luxury Home Buyers are Back! January Home Sales Set the Stage for Solid 1st Quarter

Despite a tug on inventory that resulted in a 26 percent decrease to 5,761 properties in January 2020 compared to 7,773 properties in January 2019, overall closed sales in Collier County rallied in January, especially in the luxury market. A 22 percent increase in January’s overall closed sales has many broker analysts optimistic that continued […]

Five Ways to Use Easter to Attract Buyers

Easter comes early this year with Spring. Buyers and sellers are hitting the market. This gives a seller a chance to decorate for the season and stand out from the crowd. Sellers listing in early spring have a great opportunity to attract more buyers who’ve just started looking. This is an ideal time to talk […]

Units Sold up 37% in Five County Michigan Market

Days on the market dropped significantly and total sold units increased dramatically. Units sold in January 2020 were 190 versus last year at 138 and days on the market dropped to 113 in January 2020 from 138 in January 2019. While there was an increase in activity, the overall average and median sales price was […]

Certificates of Trust: Common Errors, Missing Statutory Requirements, and Recording

As Michigan changed the law pertaining to Certificates of Trust, several new requirements were born, making many Certificates of Trust created prior to 2018 invalid. Here are the three most common requirements we see missing from Certificates of Trust: The statement – “This trust has not been revoked, modified, or amended in any manner than […]

Remote Online Notary Begins

After 3-years of working to bring Remote Online Notary (RON) to Florida, Florida Notaries will soon be able to expand their practice to include this opportunity. In order to become a RON, one will first need to take a course to become a standard notary, acquire minimum standards and complete the application with the Governor’s […]