Buying real estate – a home, land, or commercial property – is quite possibly the biggest purchase anyone will ever make. Whether purchasing a commercial or residential property, the first... Read more »
The advancing dangers of fraud in real estate are at an all-time high. Since the FBI established its Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) back in 2000, they have received 8... Read more »
We recently sat down with Landmark Title Vice President of Escrow Operations Tiffannie Hobgood to discuss the rising dangers of artificial intelligence (AI) in real estate fraud. She specifically addressed... Read more »
When purchasing a home, there are two types of insurance that every buyer needs. The first is title insurance and the second is homeowners insurance. When you enlist a title... Read more »
Title agencies are often the unsung heroes of commercial real estate transactions. Most people understand the roles of the buyer, seller and brokers or agents, but what does a title... Read more »
Posted on March, 11 2024 in Commercial Real Estate
The home-buying process is one of the most exciting, yet stressful periods to happen in someone’s life. Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or have bought and sold properties before... Read more »
Among the various documents that play a crucial role in a smooth real estate transaction, a title commitment is one of the most important. A title commitment, also referred to... Read more »
Posted on February, 16 2024 in Commercial Real Estate, Title Insurance
Performing a title search is a crucial step in the purchase process for any type of real estate. A title search involves examining public records to confirm and verify the... Read more »
One key element of all commercial real estate transactions is a property deed. A property deed is a legal document that moves ownership of a property from one party to... Read more »
No matter what type of real estate you buy, the title and deed are important components to understand. The terms “title” and “deed” are often used interchangeably in real estate... Read more »
Posted on December, 20 2023 in Arizona Real Estate, Residential Real Estate, Transactions
Safeguarding your investment is paramount in the world of real estate. Real estate buyers have various insurance options to choose from, but which ones are the most important for protecting... Read more »
Posted on November, 30 2023 in Commercial, Real Estate Tips, Title Insurance
When it comes to buying property, it’s important to comprehend the financial requirements involved in the process. Once you’ve gone through the process, you’ll gain a clearer understanding. But, for... Read more »
The 1031 exchange, also known as a like-kind exchange, is a tax strategy that real estate investors have utilized for decades to defer capital gains taxes. The 1031 exchange gets... Read more »
Is bigger always better? Not necessarily – especially when it comes to a home. The appropriate home size is specific to each homeowner’s situation. A family of four obviously needs... Read more »
The Arizona commercial real estate sector can be somewhat unpredictable; a reality that was only enhanced by COVID-19 and its after-effects. The good news is that post-pandemic, we see most... Read more »
Posted on September, 13 2023 in Arizona Real Estate, Commercial, Commercial Real Estate
During Landmark Title Assurance Agency’s final Summer Session for Real Estate, Deanna Bone, CEO and team leader of the Southwest Home team, talked with real estate professionals across multiple states... Read more »
The real estate title is one of the most important factors of a real estate transaction. A title is a legal document identifying who owns a specific property. After a... Read more »
Fraud and impersonation crimes have been on the rise over the past decade, especially in the real estate sector. Fraudsters are criminals that illegally sell commercial or residential properties while... Read more »
Posted on July, 10 2023 in Law, Real Estate Tips, Title Insurance, Transactions
Landmark Title is proud to be a sponsor for this year’s AZCLE conference, which will be held July 9 – 12 in beautiful Coronado, California. The annual event presented by... Read more »
Posted on June, 30 2023 in Arizona Real Estate
Homeownership offers a variety of benefits. Living in the Southwest is specifically appealing with its active lifestyle, stunning scenery, and warm weather year-round. However, owning a home in the Southwest... Read more »
Posted on June, 9 2023 in Arizona Real Estate, Home Warranty, Real Estate Tips
ALTA stands for American Land Title Association, which is a national trade association that acts as the voice of over 6,000 title insurance agents, abstracters and underwriters.  There is currently... Read more »
Selling a home can be a stressful and overwhelming process. To begin, there are a lot of steps to take to best prepare a home for sale and there is... Read more »
Investing in real estate can be an effective way to build wealth and secure your financial future. Investing in real estate offers many benefits, including the opportunity for earning passive... Read more »
The closing process on a home purchase can be overwhelming and stressful. This is especially true for first-time home buyers. During the closing process it is important to check off... Read more »
In recent years, solar energy has led the charge in commercial real estate’s shift toward sustainable and renewable energy sources. Solar panels on commercial buildings have become increasingly popular as... Read more »
In 2022, Nevada made the top 10 list of states where people from around the U.S. are moving. No surprise with Nevada’s lower cost of living, strong job growth and... Read more »
Posted on February, 7 2023 in Real Estate Tips
Whether you’re looking to add value to your home to sell it in the near future, or just want to get the best value for your money before choosing what... Read more »
Posted on January, 25 2023 in Arizona Real Estate, Real Estate Tips
Investing can be a very wise way to make your money work for you and create passive income for yourself every month. When looking specifically at investing in a commercial... Read more »
The 2022 real estate market hit historical highs in home prices through the first half of the year, before seeing a cool down beginning in the third and  fourth quarters.
As the steam cools from strong demand in the 2022 real estate market, we look ahead to 2023.  As the economy shifts, new trends are on the rise and demand is poised to respond. Below we take a closer look at some of the specific commercial real estate trends to watch for in 2023.