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What Types of Realty Title Services Do We Offer?

What Types of Realty Title Services Do We Offer?

Mattingly Ford Title provides comprehensive title and closing services for real estate companies, financial institutions, businesses, and home buyers. We have the experience, processes and technology to manage virtually any real estate transaction.  If you’re...

How Long Does a Short-Sale Take?

How Long Does a Short-Sale Take?

Benefits and Risks of Buying Short-Sale Homes When it comes to home buying, short-sale homes offer the chance to purchase a property that is listed below market value. These homes are placed on the market at a very attractive price to attract prospective buyers before...

What is a Short Sale on a House?

What is a Short Sale on a House?

What is a Short Sale? A short sale is a way for money lenders to recover a portion of the funds from a borrower who is at risk of foreclosure. This helps the homeowner to get out of financial trouble and minimize losses.  With a short sale, the owner of the home...

What is a Notary Signing Agent?

What is a Notary Signing Agent?

The documentation required to finalize a home loan can be very complex. That’s why lenders bring Notary Signing Agents (NSA) into the process. NSAs are specialized notaries who make sure your loan documentation meets all the requirements.  NSAs train extensively to...

What is a 1031 Exchange?

What is a 1031 Exchange?

Maybe you’re new to commercial real estate investing, and you’ve heard about something called a 1031 exchange. If you want to know what a 1031 exchange is, this guide can help you understand how a 1031 exchange works and what you can do to get started with this type...

A Practical Guide to Commercial Real Estate

A Practical Guide to Commercial Real Estate

What is commercial real estate investing? Commercial real estate investing is a wealth-building strategy like investing in the stock market or a retirement plan. Investors gain income from leasing the space to other businesses and selling the commercial property,...

Investing in Rental Properties for Beginners

Investing in Rental Properties for Beginners

If you’re interested in investing in rental properties and want to become more educated on the topic, this guide is for you. Better understand your options and important considerations as you move forward. One of the most important things to think about right away:...

Real Estate Transaction & Closing Document Checklist

Real Estate Transaction & Closing Document Checklist

If this is your first time buying a home or you need a refresher, this guide can help you navigate the closing process. We’ll walk you step-by-step through what happens once you agree to move forward and purchase a property. Plus, we’ll help you prepare for closing...

Who Pays Commission in a Commercial Real Estate Transaction?

Who Pays Commission in a Commercial Real Estate Transaction?

If you’re wondering how commission works in commercial real estate transactions, you’re in the right place! Our team has put together this quick guide that gives you the essential information to understand how commission works. First let’s clear up; what is...

How to Read a Title Search Report

How to Read a Title Search Report

Get in the Know About Title Search Reports When you find an investment property that you want to purchase, an essential step is understanding the ownership history. That’s where a title search comes into play. A title search report gives you a look into the legal...