At True Title, we field questions similar to this one often: “My clients are selling their personal residence and getting ready to buy a new one. They want to know if they can defer capital gains taxes by making a 1031 exchange. What do I tell them?” Here’s the (relatively) short answer to this question: […]
The song “We Built This City”, by Starship, was a massive piece of Rock radio “real estate” when it hit the charts in 1985. Here at True Title, we were curious enough to ask the question …. What if Starship Sold Its City Built on Rock and Roll? Several musical properties are hot right now. […]
Having spent my career in real estate law, I’ve seen many different title insurance companies operate in the St. Louis area—some successfully, some less so. To an outsider, title insurance may feel like a straightforward commodity industry, making the differences between companies seem unimportant. But there are several areas in which your title insurance company […]
…for a Smoother and More Efficient Closing Day Closing day is one of the biggest—and most stressful—days in any client’s life. Though we all want the best real estate closing possible, realtors have a lot on their plates! Sometimes little details slip through the cracks, and they find themselves scrambling at the last minute. […]
John Duckworth, president of Clayton-based True Title Company, announced today the addition of a third closing office in the county, opening their newest office in House Springs at 7206 Executive Parkway. This follows the recent addition of Eva Faulkner, a veteran closing officer, to their Festus office. “We have experienced remarkable growth along the I-55 […]
How does True Title find success? It’s all about the culture that has led to amazing growth. Listen to the interview as Total Information AM on KMOX 1120 reports….
Getting documents notarized may seem like a pretty routine part of the job. After all, it’s a part of every buying or selling process, and it can be as simple as having your client take the documents to their local bank branch. But, like all aspects of buying or selling, there exist legal pitfalls that […]
When selling a property, the process of transferring title to the buyer is usually pretty straightforward. But what happens when it’s not? How is title transferred, for example, if the title-holder died more than one year ago? Understanding how to proactively and accurately navigate this situation can mean the difference between impressing your client or […]