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Documents Needed for Closing

With an ever-changing real estate market, it is important to remember that your closing team will need certain information and documents prior to closing. Providing Results Title with contact information at the time of turning in the Purchase Agreement and Closing Works... read more

Email and Wire Fraud/Hacking

Email and wire fraud/hacking scams are happening to real estate agents and buyers/sellers. Please help us by warning your clients to be aware of the potential for an email or wire fraud scam during their real estate transactions. The title industry c... read more

What is Title Insurance?

Owner's title insurance is meant to protect your ownership interest in your home. Subject to the terms of your policy, owner's title insurance protects you against losses incurred due to any title defects that existed prior to the purchase of your home. Your owner's ... read more

Remote Online Notary Closing Services

Results Title is now offering Remote Online Notarization (RON) closing services! Read below for more information on who will be able to use this service and other details about RON closings.   When can we use it? Sellers: In certa... read more

Minnesota Closings Then Vs. Closings Now

Think back to June of 2019, it’s Closing Day!  Buyers, Sellers, Agents, Loan Officers, and Title Closers arrive at the closing table to sign closing documents. Buyers and Sellers are chatting abou... read more

What Is Equity?

Equity is the value YOU own in property such as a house. It’s the difference between what’s OWED and what the property is WORTH in the current market. The example this video shows - you have a house worth $300,000 today and you owe the bank $200,000. ... read more

What Are Real Estate Commissions?

Like the video says - real estate agents aren’t paid by the hour!They’re paid a percentage of the purchase price in a successful real estate transaction. When one agent represents the sellers and another represents the buyers the commission is typically... read more

What Is “Prime”?

The Prime Lending Rate - sometimes just called “Prime”  - is the interest rate that banks charge each other for overnight loans. Some consumer rates - like ARMs - are set in relation to Prime. In the US, Prime is affected by the Federal Reserve lendi... read more

What Steps Need To Be Taken To Secure A Loan?

You’ll see some pictures in this video to help you remember later, but the first step in securing a loan is to complete a loan application. To do so, you'll need the following information. Pay stubs for the past 2-3 months. W-2 forms for t... read more

What Is An Escrow Account? Do I Need One?

As we show you in this video, an escrow account is an account, established by your lender, to set aside a portion of your monthly mortgage payment to cover annual charges for homeowner's insurance mortgage insurance (if applicable), and property taxes. Escrow accounts... read more

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