When the law firm of Cantwell & Goldman, P.A. has agreed to serve as closing agent for a residential closing, the law firm's services as closing agent are limited to the following (unless otherwise agreed to by the law firm in writing):· Receive the contract from...
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On Behalf of Goldman, Monaghan, Thakkar & Bettin, P.A. | Jul 11, 2017 | Real Estate Transactions, Title Insurance
I think most people know to organize important papers such as estate planning documents, life and health insurance policies, and car and boat titles. Of equal importance is the title insurance policy issued upon the purchase or refinance of your home or investment...
On Behalf of Goldman, Monaghan, Thakkar & Bettin, P.A. | Oct 14, 2016 | Real Estate Transactions
After living through the stress of Hurricane Matthew, I want to make sure that our readers are not victimized by the aftermath of this weather event. Please consider the following:· Many traffic signal are not yet working. Remember that a non-functioning traffic...
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On Behalf of Goldman, Monaghan, Thakkar & Bettin, P.A. | Aug 4, 2016 | Real Estate Transactions
If doesn't matter whether you're a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned developer, the process of closing a real estate transaction is always inherently nerve-wracking. That's because it's more than just people's dreams for the future that are on the line, but also...
How much do you know about title insurance?
On Behalf of Goldman, Monaghan, Thakkar & Bettin, P.A. | Jun 21, 2016 | Real Estate Transactions
Anyone considering the purchase of a residential property knows that they will need to protect their interests by having an inspection performed prior to signing on the dotted line. While this is absolutely true, it isn't the only thing prospective buyers will want to...
Do you know enough about purchasing a home? – III
On Behalf of Goldman, Monaghan, Thakkar & Bettin, P.A. | Jun 1, 2016 | Real Estate Transactions
In a series of ongoing posts, we've been providing an in-depth look at the home-buying process, something that can seem intimidating and a bit abstruse to those who have never taken this momentous step.In today's post, we'll conclude this discussion, examining the...
Do you know enough about purchasing a home? – II
On Behalf of Goldman, Monaghan, Thakkar & Bettin, P.A. | May 10, 2016 | Real Estate Transactions
Previously, we discussed how one of the more thrilling times in a person's life is when they are finally able to start looking for a new home. We also discussed, however, how many first-time homebuyers can go on to find the whole process of purchasing a home baffling...
What is an “as-is” real estate purchase agreement?
On Behalf of Goldman, Monaghan, Thakkar & Bettin, P.A. | Apr 23, 2016 | Real Estate Transactions
Purchasing a home is a substantial investment for most people.Whether it's a primary residence or vacation home, buying any type of real estate should be done with care and meticulousness. Intricate language is often found in these agreements.Many include as-is...
Do you know enough about purchasing a home?
On Behalf of Goldman, Monaghan, Thakkar & Bettin, P.A. | Apr 12, 2016 | Real Estate Transactions
One of the more exciting times in a person's life is when they finally come to the realization that they can start the process of looking for their first home. That's because it means that not only are the days of living in a cramped apartment or a parent's home...
Purchasing Real Estate? Be Aware of this Advanced Scam
On Behalf of Goldman, Monaghan, Thakkar & Bettin, P.A. | Apr 2, 2016 | Real Estate Transactions
Scammers are now targeting real estate purchasers with a new tactic. One of the latest Scam Alerts from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) highlighted a phishing scam for mortgage closing costs. This scam is more advanced than the standard email phishing scam because...
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