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TRID: One Year Later

October 5th, 2016

Oct. 3, 2015, was a historic day for the mortgage industry. After several false starts, that date was chosen by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as the implementation deadline for its Know Before You Owe rule. Read more about it here Source: HousingWire

Predictions: 2017 Housing Forecast

October 5th, 2016

We can expect a hot year for home sales in 2017, according to recent forecasts from the National Association of REALTORS®, the Mortgage Bankers’ Association, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, and more. Read more about it here Source: Realtor Mag

Problems In The Effort To Modernize Mortgages?

September 13th, 2016

Lenders have long recognized notarization as a critical anti-fraud measure. But the practice – which dates back at least to Ancient Rome – is becoming passé in an era of FaceTime, Skype and live-streamed social media. Source: WSAU Read more about it here  

Mortgage Rates On The Rise

September 13th, 2016

Mortgage rates took their biggest leap in two months on Friday, thanks to a sell-off in the U.S. bond market. Source: CNBC Read more here

Why Are Sellers Still Hesitant?

September 13th, 2016

Properties in many cities throughout the country are flying off the market due to lack of inventory, yet many sellers are still hesitant. Source: Realtor(R) Magazine Read more here

Mortgage Rates Move Higher

March 11th, 2016

Mortgage rates moved higher for the second week in a row, according to the latest data released Thursday by the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. Source: Washington Post Read more here

5 Hidden Costs For New Buyers

March 11th, 2016

Buying a home for the first time can be an overwhelming experience, which is why it’s important that your first-time buyer clients have all of their finances in order and know all of the expected expenses ahead of time. Source: CBS Money Watch Read more here

8 Things To Consider When Buying Investment Property

March 11th, 2016

The shortage of properties is a problem not only for those looking for a place to live, but for those who are looking to invest in real estate, seeing returns in the form of rental income or profit derived from the sale of rehabbed homes. Source: U.S. News & World Report Read more here

ATI Offices Closed for Presidents Day

February 10th, 2016

Abstracts & Titles, Inc. will be closed on Monday, February 15th, 2016 in observance of Presidents’ Day. We will reopen Tuesday, February 16th at 8:30 am.  Abstracts & Titles hopes everyone has a safe and happy holiday!  

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