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The Three Top Challenges Facing First-time Homebuyers in 2019

This year may prove to be one of the most challenging for some first-time homebuyers. In addition to having fewer…

The Power of the Business Card

We hear it all the time: “The business card is dead,” “Who needs a business card, just connect with them…

Real Estate Industry Lacks Strategy for Climate Change, Study Finds

The real estate industry has been very slow in adopting new standards to deal with the growing effects of climate…

How to Embrace Growth

What does growth mean to you? As one of our TitleSmart Core Values, growth is an essential part of not…

The Ramblings of a Title Man – Notre Dame Cathedral!

On April 15, 2019, the world watched as images were streamed across the globe of the fire that destroyed the…

Bombshell Lawsuit Alleges Top Real Estate Companies Violated Sherman Antitrust Act

A recently filed class-action lawsuit accuses major U.S. real estate firms of violating anti-trust laws.

How Will Luxury Real Estate Perform In 2019?

As real estate markets across the country continue to soften, analysts are looking ahead to try to determine how the…

The Ramblings of a Title Man – The Very First Escrow?

Who was the very first title agent in America to disburse escrow funds? That question is very hard to answer.…

How to Stay Cool When Your Real Estate Business Heats Up

Real estate agents are often multi-tasking so much in an effort to move their businesses forward that they sometimes become…

10 Best States for Real Estate Investors

As housing prices increase, the potential for great returns for investors has grown. In some states, housing prices are reaching…