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Title Search vs Lien Search: How Are They Different?

March 6, 2024 | Aliza Aviles

When purchasing a home, you want to be as knowledgeable about the property as you can. Buying a property is a huge investment, and it’s important to understand the history of the property and be aware of any other information associated with it. The best way to do so is with a property search, and there are two main forms of this: a title search and a lien search. If you’re not familiar with either, you’re probably wondering, “Which one is the best choice?” or “what’s the difference between the two?” Let’s explore these questions.

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Code Enforcement: The Myths, the Facts, and How You can Avoid a Home Buying Nightmare

October 23, 2018 | Megan Pearson

If I were to mention code enforcement rules and regulations in a conversation, most people would automatically tend to think of Home Owner’s Association standards and assume I’m talking about houses being painted an “off” color, or yards not being maintained to a certain standard. Although some municipalities have code regulations that cover this spectrum, code enforcement, in general, goes much deeper than just the outward aesthetics your home or yard.

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Manager Spotlight - Sharmaine

September 25, 2017 | Savannah Francis

We at Elite think our staff are pretty awesome and want to give you the pleasure to get to know them as well!

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Municipal Lien Searches and Title Underwriters

September 21, 2016 | Savannah Francis

80% of properties researched have some sort of issue to be addressed that is NOT included in their title search.

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