Category Archives: Uncategorized

What Is A Closing Protection Letter?

What Is A Closing Protection Letter Featured Image - First United Title Agency, LLC

We all know that the buyer, seller and lender are required to have a Closing Protection Letter (CPL) for closing, but why? The experts at our title company break it down for you. What is a Closing Protection Letter? The CPL is nothing new. Formerly known as an Insured Closing Letter, many lenders (especially those […]

About The Inspection Period

About The Inspection Period Featured Image - First United Title Agency LLC

Within the Inspection Period defined per the Sales Contract, the buyer is entitled to purchase one or more written home inspection reports deemed necessary. While it is always important to monitor the deadline date of the Inspection Period, it is even more critical if the buyer is getting more than one inspection report. If the […]

Subdivision Restrictions

Subdivision Restrictions Featured Image - First United Title Agency LLC

Home buyers have a lot of questions about the home they’re interested in purchasing. One common question is about Covenants and Restrictions that apply to the property. Covenants and Restrictions regulate the use, appearance and maintenance of the homes (among other things) of a particular subdivision. Covenants and Restrictions are determined when the developer incorporates […]

The Inspection Period Explained

The Inspection Period Explained Featured Image - First United Title Agency, LLC

Within the Inspection Period defined per the Sales Contract, the buyer is entitled to purchase one or more written home inspection reports deemed necessary. While it is always important to monitor the deadline date of the Inspection Period, it is even more critical if the buyer is getting more than one inspection report. If the […]

What You Should Know About Liens

What You Should Know About Liens Featured Image - First United Title Agency, LLC

During the financial collapse of 2008, many title insurance underwriters suffered loss because of mechanic’s lien claims. For this reason, title insurance underwriters tightened their guidelines regarding work performed to residential properties to prevent further loss. A lien claim is issued when work is performed on a property and the debt has not been resolved. […]

6 Selling Mistakes

6 Selling Mistakes Featured Image - First United Title Agency, LLC

1. Don’t Sell Before The House Is Ready If it doesn’t present well, it won’t sell well. 2. Don’t Over-Improve People buy houses in neighborhoods. If yours is so “improved” that it sticks out you’re hurting your chances at selling. 3. Hire Wrong Make your agent choice for business reasons. Personal relationships matter, but experience […]