What Does “Highest and Best Use” Mean for Real Estate Investors?

There are several ways that real estate investors determine the value of a property. One common and simple approach is comparing the sale prices or rental rates of similar homes. Another is projecting the return on investment based on projected rental income compared to other investments, such as bonds. A third is the possible rental […]

By |October 13th, 2017|international title partners|Comments Off on What Does “Highest and Best Use” Mean for Real Estate Investors?

How to Find the Best Tenants for Your Rental Property

The goal of every landlord is finding and retaining high-quality tenants. If you own a rental property, finding someone who will take care of your investment can become a challenge. However, if you approach your rental real estate like a business, you can save yourself a whole lot of aggravation. You just need to […]

By |September 14th, 2017|international title partners|Comments Off on How to Find the Best Tenants for Your Rental Property

A 2017 Housing Market Forecast, and What it May Mean for Pinellas County Realtors and Real Estate Professionals

A Look Ahead to 2017
Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), gave his opinion of the 2017 national housing market. As we know, many of Pinellas County homeowners are from out of state. What happens in other parts of our nation has an impact on our own real estate market. Realtors and other […]

By |March 2nd, 2017|international title partners|Comments Off on A 2017 Housing Market Forecast, and What it May Mean for Pinellas County Realtors and Real Estate Professionals

Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips: How Sellers Can Enhance Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is one of the most important ingredients in selling a home. The term “curb appeal” means everything prospective buyers see as they drive up to your house. It includes the home’s exterior, the yard, any garden, and anything placed in the front (trellises, for example, or porches).

If curb appeal is missing — […]

By |December 29th, 2016|international title partners, ITP, selling a home|Comments Off on Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips: How Sellers Can Enhance Curb Appeal

How the ZOCCAM App Saves Realtors Time and Money, and Increases Security for Everyone

 

The ZOCCAM smartphone and tablet app was developed by a real estate attorney to make life easier and simpler for Realtors, to raise client service levels to the highest, and to maximize security for Buyers, Sellers, Realtors, Brokers, and admin staff.

International Title Partners is the first title company in the entire state of Florida […]

By |September 1st, 2016|buying a home, international title partners, selling a home|Comments Off on How the ZOCCAM App Saves Realtors Time and Money, and Increases Security for Everyone

How Florida Homestead Law Can Impact Estate Plans

 

Florida Homestead law has many benefits for owners of a primary residence. The property cannot be taken from you to pay off debts that are not secured by the home. Property tax values get an automatic $50,000 reduction which, over the years, can add up to a large saving.

There is, however, another side to […]

By |August 11th, 2016|buying a home, international title partners|Comments Off on How Florida Homestead Law Can Impact Estate Plans

What Is a Re-issue Credit for Title Insurance?

 
Title insurance protects the title to your property against unknown, adverse claims. A property buyer, or the property seller on behalf of the buyer, buys title insurance, so they are protected against such claims, while ever they own the property. The buyer will also pay for a title insurance policy to protect the mortgage […]

By |July 21st, 2016|insurance, international title partners, property insurance, title insurance|Comments Off on What Is a Re-issue Credit for Title Insurance?

Ideas for Real Estate Professionals And Realtors When Their Buyers Choose a Lender

 
As real estate professionals, we all work hard for our clients. As a Realtor working with a buyer, you want them to find the right property, buy it for the right price, and to close on the agreed date. You work with the title company, the home inspector, you may prepare a file for […]

By |July 9th, 2016|buying a home, home closing, how to choose a title company, international title partners|Comments Off on Ideas for Real Estate Professionals And Realtors When Their Buyers Choose a Lender

ITP Is the First Title Company in Florida to Implement the ZOCCAM Mobile App

 

 

Real estate is a fast-paced business. Sellers want their property sold ‘Now!’ Buyers want to move view properties ‘Now!’ They want to make decisions when it is right for them to do so, and then for everything to progress like clockwork. Realtors work hard to keep pace with all the demands put on them […]

By |April 28th, 2016|international title partners, ITP|Comments Off on ITP Is the First Title Company in Florida to Implement the ZOCCAM Mobile App

Realtors and Real Estate Professionals – A Strong Start in 2016

It seems like we only just welcomed in the New Year and we have all seen a strong start to the year. We are all very much involved in Snowbird Season. Your listings are getting a lot of attention, you are marketing them well, inquiries are coming in by phone and text and email. […]

By |February 5th, 2016|home closing, international title partners, title industry|Comments Off on Realtors and Real Estate Professionals – A Strong Start in 2016