TitleSmartING: a verb meaning to excel at ALL things title! And that is exactly what our #Smarties do each day at TitleSmart. As we approach our 13th year in business (April 1st!) we are proud to look back on how we have been able to continue to enhance the customer experience and grow exponentially as … Read More
Researchers at First American Financial Services looked at how the U.S. housing market has fared historically during recessions. Based on past data, the next recession is unlikely to trigger a major housing downturn. Read the full story here.
COVID-19 Update: Customized Closings with your Safety in Mind July 26th, 2021 The health and safety of our staff and clients have been and will continue to be a top priority here at TitleSmart. With that being said, we wanted to update all of you on our new company guideline going forward: since the mask … Read More
A stellar closing experience can get you repeat buyers and referrals (and make your job easier). How? Read on: Recently we had a client come in for a closing. This wasn’t her first closing experience, but it was her first experience closing at TitleSmart. Like many people in the deep end of the home … Read More
Daylight Saving Time is here, which means spring is officially right around the corner. Despite debates as to whether Daylight Saving Time is more harmful than helpful, it’s hard to deny that the extra hour of sunlight after the workday is a welcome event after such a long, dreary winter. Spring is the season … Read More
iBuyers are increasing their market share in some U.S. markets, finds a new Redfin analysis. iBuyers purchased 3.1 percent of homes in 18 markets during the third quarter of 2019. This figure marked a 1.6 percent increase in the market share for iBuyers since a year earlier. Read the full story here.
Midwest winters are not for the faint of heart—especially in “Minnesnowta” where a foot of snow can fall one day, and the wind chill temps can rival Antarctica the next. Getting through the cold and dark season, which usually feels like it spans half the year from October to April rather than its allotted … Read More
Baby Boomers, the second largest generation behind the millennials, have already started aging into retirement. In the coming years, a flood of homes that are currently owner-occupied are expected to hit the market. The phenomenon, coined the Silver Tsunami, could help ease the inventory drought that has plagued the U.S. housing market in recent … Read More
Not only is 2020 a new year, it’s also a whole new decade! Setting new goals and intentions for the upcoming year might feel a bit more monumental when you could set not just year-long expectations, but ten-year-long ones. With that in mind, why not set some fun goals along with your career/family/life goals? … Read More
A new forecast from Realtor.com predicts an uncertain year for U.S. housing markets as changing economic and political conditions impact the country. The U.S. housing market will continue to slow in 2020 as housing inventory declines to historic lows and economic uncertainty causes consumers to reduce their spending even further, according to the Realtor.com … Read More