Category Archive: Title Industry News

3 reasons we may be on the cusp of a building boom

Single-family home construction has been booming ever since the start of the pandemic. Even while dealing with supply chain issues, higher prices for materials and of course the pandemic, work is coming in quicker than it can be completed. Yes, it’s true larger firms did have delays. However, many of our smaller contractor friends continued […]

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Don’t forget the importance of referrals to win this summer

As spring turns into summer, our team wanted to remind our friends and customers that it’s always referral season. After all, real estate – and business in general – is all about relationships and referrals.  Plus, while many of our markets remain strong, we know lots of our fellow real estate professionals are looking for […]

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Adjustable-Rate Mortgages Are Back. What we should all know about them now.

Adjustable-rate mortgages (also known as ARMs), are gaining popularity again as home prices and interest rates continue to rise. While they can offer affordability to homebuyers, they are a cause for concern for many who remember their contribution to the 2008 housing crisis. However, it’s a different ballgame right now. Let us explain why.   What […]

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Interest rates are rising: What does this mean for you?

Let’s answer that question with an analogy. The party might not be over yet, but the bartender just screamed last call. In this case, the bartender is Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, and the party is the historically hot housing market we’ve experienced over the past two years. Just last month, the Fed raised interest […]

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4 reasons Facebook is still important right now

The rise of social media platforms such as Snapchat and TikTok have revealed a recent importance of video focused marketing. While these platforms are a great tool to promote your listings and attract younger generations, it doesn’t mean that you should stop marketing on Facebook. It’s still the largest social media platform in the world […]

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4 things first-time homebuyers need to know before they buy

It’s an interesting time to be a buyer in the current seller’s market – especially if you’re a first-time homebuyer. However, rest assured that you have plenty of real estate professionals in your corner, including our team. That’s why we wanted to pass along this recent Realtor.com video about how people can start preparing to […]

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Escrow 101

One word you may hear used plenty leading up to your closing is the term “escrow.” It’s a very important word for everyone around the settlement table, but what does it refer to exactly? We’re glad you asked. Often in real estate, the term “escrow” will be used in conjunction or in place of “closing” […]

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Make your business sizzle with hot customer reviews this summer

Online reviews are the most influential factor for any business these days. Whether you are selling a product or service, your online reviews can make or break you. This is especially true in real estate as you are asking potential buyers to trust you with one of the biggest purchases of their lives. You’ve undoubtedly […]

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Plenty of Potential Sellers on the Cusp of Listing

This is truly a historic time for real estate, and it’s far from over. Rising interest rates and inflation mixing with still-low inventory has truly made it unpredictable to see what the future holds, and that’s okay. No matter what happens, our team will be ready to handle your title and closing needs. All that […]

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AmeriTitle Promotes Ashley Packer to Branch Manager Rigby

Ashley Packer has been promoted to Branch Manager of AmeriTitle Rigby.  Ashley will continue closing real estate transactions as Escrow Officer, and will now directly manage the AmeriTitle Rigby operation currently consisting of a team of five.  In this new role, Ashley will oversee and lead the Rigby branch, work closely with the AmeriTitle leadership […]

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