The place where you live is also one of your most valuable possessions. But did you know that ownership of your home could be threatened – or taken away from you – even if you’ve paid for the property and received a deed?
Did you know that on average a bank robber gets away with just over $3,800 worth of illegal loot while an online fraudster who commits the crime of a successful wire-fraud will steal over $129,000? It is no surprise then that this horrendous criminal act called Wire-Fraud is on the rise.
Last week the SoCal Division of Fidelity National Title came together for our 2018 Sales Rally & Awards Ceremony at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach. Our FNT Residential Team presented several examples of success from 2017, which inspired all of us in attendance to create ways to make 2018 even better for our clients.
Buying a home is an exciting and emotional time for many people. To help you buy your home with more confidence, make sure you get owner’s title insurance. Here’s why it’s so important for you:
Tax Reform is behind us and we are happy to report that Section 1031 remains in the Tax Code. Now that investors and businesses have seen the details of the tax legislation, interest in structuring real estate transactions as 1031 tax deferred exchanges has seen great momentum.
Here are some points to consider when contemplating a 1031 tax deferred exchange: