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Creating a Home Office In Your New Home

Congratulations on your new home.  No doubt you’ve spent a fair amount of time thinking and dreaming about how to start fresh and have the perfect layout.  As you think about spaces for kids, hobbies, and entertainment, don’t forget an increasingly more vital space –...

Title Insurance vs. Opinion of Title

We are often asked: what’s the difference between a title exam to provide title insurance and an opinion of title completed by an attorney?  The differences mainly come down to cost, the level of risk, and remedies offered to the landowner.   Title Opinion A title opinion is...

What Does a Closing Agent Do for You?

Although you may not typically speak with your closing agent until you are well into the purchase process or possibly not until the day of closing, it is a good idea to consider the closing agent early on, introduce yourself, and be sure the agent...

FAQ’s on Closing Costs

Closing costs are the final hurdle between a buyer and their new home.  It can also represent a surprising chunk of money. So, it’s no surprise there are a lot of questions.   Question 1: How Can I save money on closing costs? Answer: Study the Loan Estimate...

Montgomery County Tax Update

The Montgomery County, Ohio Auditor and Treasurer just announced that the 2nd half taxes will not be due on July 17, 2020, and they are now due on August 14, 2020.   We expect that other counties will likely  follow suit.  To address some of your client’s...

Improved Access for Title Searches

LEGISLATION PASSED IN OHIO TO PROVIDE TITLE COMPANIES BETTER ACCESS TO PUBLIC OFFICES. Today Ohio legislature passed an amendment to HB 197 which requires that county offices that are necessary for conducting title searches and for transferring and recording real property interests, remain open to provide...

Temporary Changes In Closing Protocol Effective 3/24/2020

In order to be able to provide uninterrupted services, keep our employees healthy, and protect our clients, M & M Title Co. has instituted new closing protocols effective Tuesday March 24, 2020: Realtors, Lenders, and any adult person who is not a party to the transaction should...

WIRE FRAUD ALERT

We have been advised and have direct knowledge of increased attempts to victimize buyers/borrowers by fraudulently diverting their closing funds to an account that is not that of the title company.  In this current environment, many people are distracted, overwhelmed, and working in an environment...