Case Study - Two Unit REO in Long Beach California

I recently sold a two unit property in Long Beach for one of my bank clients. This was an REO. Unfortunately, when it was assigned to me, I had no clue what I was getting myself into…..

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Choosing Your Escrow Officer

California Escrow

Before choosing your escrow officer you need to understand what an escrow officer really does. Nicole Phillips, Escrow Officer with Advantage Tile in Westlake Village, CA says “Escrow is the neutral third party between the buyer and seller in a real estate transaction. We hold the funds to pay the bills at the close and affiliate the loan document signing.” They perform a multitude of tasks from ordering payoff demands on existing liens, to preparing preliminary/final closing statements (HUD-1 forms), and getting the transfer recorded on title.

California Escrow Officer - Interview with Nicole Phillips

Los Angeles California Escrow Agent

What is escrow? Our interview with Nicole Phillips, an Escrow Officer in Westlake Village, CA.

Buying a Home? Better Consider Title Insurance and Title Search

Title Search and Title Insurance

Ordering a title report and purchasing title insurance can protect you from costly errors when purchasing a home. The title report will make sure you are aware of any hidden things or clouds on title. Title insurance will help protect you against fraud as well as hidden liens or easements on title.

What Is Escrow? Interview with Escrow Officer Jason Annotti

Jason Annotti, Escrow Officer / Manager

To provide better insight into the world of Escrow, we interviewed Jason Annotti, an Managing Escrow Officer with Chartwell Escrow in Sherman Oaks, CA. Escrow can be a foreign subject to some home buyers and sellers so hopefully this interview will help answer your frequently asked questions about escrow.