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COA: Buyers had notice property was under lease | The Indiana Lawyer

Another valuable reminder: it is always prudent to conduct some form of due diligence when considering the purchase of any real estate, regardless of the type of interest being sold. At a minimum, this should include a title search – a search of the public records – which reflects various recorded interests that affect the…

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Complexity Grows for Home Purchase Lending and Closings

As result of the Dodd-Frank Act, significant regulatory changes become effective August 1, 2015. These new rules will greatly affect the home lending and sales markets in how residential first mortgage loans are presented, processed and closed. Lenders, title companies and real estate brokerage firms will bear the burden in implementation. Consumers will allegedly receive…

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The Gold Standard – A Quiet Title Order

As you are probably aware, if you ultimately receive legal title to real estate through the governmental processes associated with a county tax sale, you will want to assure free and clear title in order to possess the ability to sell and convey insurable title in the foreseeable future. Any knowledgeable purchaser for value and…

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Quitclaim Deed – Can it do the job?

A quitclaim deed can be very useful for quickly accomplishing a variety of goals with respect to how title is held (owned) in real estate. More commonly, a quitclaim deed can be used to remove or add a person to the title, often seen in the case of removing an ex- or deceased spouse or…