Posts by zestsms
An Overview of Property Liens
Property liens may be a familiar concept to many who have purchased or sold a home. For new homebuyers, liens are an important factor to understand. Here, the real estate experts at Powerhouse Title Group explain property liens, and how they affect your real estate purchase experience. What is a lien? A lien is a…Read More
How Does the Judgement Clearing Process Work?
A judgement on a piece of property is an intimidating roadblock for many real estate sellers and buyers. Here, the real estate professionals at Powerhouse Title Group explain what a judgement is, and how it can be removed from a piece of property. What is a Judgement? In Maryland, debts must be paid in a…Read More
What are IRS 1031 Exchanges?
A 1031 exchange, also known as a like-kind or Starker exchange, can be a beneficial way to defer taxes on a real estate investment, if used properly. Here, the real estate and mortgage professionals at Powerhouse Title Group explain the details of a 1031 exchange. Defining 1031 Exchanges According to IRS tax code, section 1031,…Read More
Successfully Selling Your Home
The real estate market is slowing churning upwards, but even in a market leaning slightly more towards sellers, it is critical to take the proper steps for a successful home-selling experience. Here, the real estate and mortgage professionals at Powerhouse Title Group detail ways to help your house sell quickly. Harness the Power of Social…Read More
Refinancing? Here’s What You Should Know
There are many reasons to refinance your mortgage: obtaining a better interest rate or a shorter term, converting to an adjustable-rate mortgage, or obtaining cash on hand to finance a large project or investment, to name a few. No matter what your motivation, here are a few tips to consider when preparing for the process.…Read More