Industry Insights
Aug
13

Opportunity Zones vs. 1031 Exchanges—Can They Co-exist?

1031 Exchanges, Opportunity Zones, commercial - Posted by Maura Snabes

Many real estate investors are familiar with the parameters and tax advantages of a Section 1031 tax-deferred exchange to defer the payment of...

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May
22

The Top 6 Commercial Loan Policy Endorsements to Protect a Lender

commercial - Posted by Maura Snabes

Want the Commercial Loan Policy Endorsements that provide the maximum protection? The ALTA 2006 Loan Policy provides many protections for a lender...

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The Advantage AVM Cascade solution ensures that the best possible AVMs are always in the lead positions of your cascades, guaranteeing the highest...

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Why We Are Renewing Our SOC2 Type 2 Certification
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I read something last month on how SOC2 certification was making compliance attractive again. My first thought – I must have missed something;...

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eClosing Definitions
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eMortgage:

A mortgage where the critical loan documentation, at a minimum the Promissory Note, is created, executed, transferred and ultimately...

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The latest annual American Land Title Association (ALTA) One Conference was going to be held in New York, but, due to COVID-19, was held...

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They say, ‘Necessity is the mother of invention.’ Truer words have never been spoken when it comes to how the mortgage industry has been flipped...

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While regional lenders have historically narrowed working relationships to a few AMCs and home equity title, valuation & flood vendors, the...

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RON vs. RIN—What’s the Difference?
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When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and stay-at-home orders were passed, businesses were scrambling to figure out how to proceed with their...

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2020 Real Estate Predictions
Dec 30, 2019 by Maura Snabes

1. Mortgage rates remain favorable.

Mortgage rates currently sit at 3.75% according to Freddie Mac’s most recent numbers and there seems to be a...

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