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February 2017

Melrose Title Team Spotlight – Teresa Glass

By | February 8th, 2017|Melrose Title Team Spotlight|

When it comes to the title business, you can never underestimate the importance of knowledge and experience. Here at Melrose Title Company, we have high standards for our team. This is why we've assembled a group of unique individuals who are the best of the best in their fields. And one of those team members [...]

January 2017

Melrose Title Team Spotlight – Robin Morgan

By | January 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

How do you set out to create an amazing company?  Much of a company's success comes from assembling a group of like minded individuals who are committed to achieving success, together. Not only is it necessary to have a good team, but it's also crucial to have the right leader in place. Here at Melrose [...]

December 2016

Top 10 Things Real Estate Agents Should Know About TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID)

By | December 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|

1) A closing statement form called the Closing Disclosure or CD is used for most loan applications. The lender, not the closing agent, may be preparing and delivering the CD. 2) The CD must be delivered to the buyer/consumer at least three business days prior to the scheduled closing date. 3) The closing agent must [...]

November 2016

Melrose Title Team Spotlight – Megan Key

By | November 2nd, 2016|Melrose Title Team Spotlight|

How do you build a good team? We think it's all about assembling a group of like minded individuals who are committed to achieving success, together. Teamwork is important, but so is morale. Having a good sense of humor also helps. Here at Melrose Title Company, we are very proud of the team of incredible [...]

How to Read Title Commitments

By | November 1st, 2016|For Buyers and Sellers, Home Closing, Real Estate, Realtors, Settlement Statement|

In the title business, we work with all sorts of different parties, from loan officers to real estate professionals, as well as consumers. All too often, there is confusion among these individuals about what a title commitment is as well as how to read one. It is and has been important for them to understand [...]

October 2016

Going Through the Big D (And Don’t Mean Dallas): How Divorce Affects Real Property

By | October 4th, 2016|For Buyers and Sellers, Power of Attorney, Real Estate, Realtors|

We’re excited to present the latest in our series on the Melrose Title Company blog “Ask An Attorney.” This is a way for us to answer some of the more commonly asked questions and provide clarity and understanding for consumers. In this edition of “Ask An Attorney,” our own attorney Jessee Bundy addresses how divorce [...]

September 2016

Melrose Title Team Spotlight – Morgan Howard

By | September 29th, 2016|Melrose Title Team Spotlight|

The success of our company lies in the strength of our team. Here at Melrose Title Company, we are very proud of our staff and the way they work to serve our clients. It's been our goal to build a great group of individuals who are dedicated to giving our clients unforgettable closing experiences. We’re [...]

Melrose Title Team Spotlight – Mandy Hill

By | September 6th, 2016|Melrose Title Team Spotlight|

You've probably heard the adage that a company is only as strong as the team behind it, and here at Melrose Title Company, we are pretty proud of our team. We've made it a priority to bring together a dynamic group of individuals who are committed to providing our clients with top-notch customer service and [...]

August 2016

Buying and Selling Real Property Held in an Estate – Part I

By | August 5th, 2016|Estate, For Buyers and Sellers, Home Closing, Power of Attorney, Real Estate|

We’re excited to present the latest in our series on the Melrose Title Company blog “Ask An Attorney.” This is a way for us to answer some of the more commonly asked questions and provide clarity and understanding for consumers. In this edition of “Ask An Attorney,” our own attorney Jessee Bundy addresses issues that [...]

June 2016

What is the Good Funds Law and Why Should You Care?

By | June 29th, 2016|For Buyers and Sellers, Home Closing, Real Estate, Realtors|

Did you know there's something called the Residential Closing Funds Distribution Act of 2005 (a.k.a. the "Good Funds" Law)? The Residential Closing Funds Distribution Act of 2005 ("the Act") ensures that checks disbursed at the closing table are backed by good funds at the time of issuance and will not be dishonored when presented to [...]