Our Mimi Magazine Feature!

Our Mimi Magazine Feature!

By Olivia Bloom Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Emerald Glen Title in Willoughby Hills has a long history of protecting its clients’ best interests throughout the real estate transaction. Whether you’re buying, selling, building or refinancing residential or...

New Home Sales Hit 3-year High

New Home Sales Hit 3-year High

New home sales had ended 2019 in a much stronger fashion than they had started the year. December sales were at an annual rate of 708,000 (a revision from the initial estimate of 694,000) and running more than 23 percent above sales a year earlier. With Wednesday's...

Women are taking hold of the housing market

Women are taking hold of the housing market

Married or single, more women are buying homes When talking about homeownership, many couples are waiting until later on in life or living with their parents or roommates. However, a new report from Compass and Better.com says that an increasing amount of women are...

Americans Fear Identity Theft Most

Americans Fear Identity Theft Most

Americans find murder less terrifying than having their identity stolen by a wide margin, finds a new report from AtlasVPN.com, based on a survey of more than 1,500 respondents. With data breaches in the U.S. reaching record high numbers, consumers’ fears are growing....

Buying or Selling FAQ’s

Buying or Selling FAQ’s

Knowledge is power. And if you're planning to battle hordes of other buyers to get a home or put your own house on the market this year, it could pay off big-time to know your competition. These new soon-to-be homeowners are more likely to be millennials, not have...

Mortgage rates fall to an all-time low

Mortgage rates fall to an all-time low

The average U.S. rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage dropped to 3.29% this week The average U.S. rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage fell to 3.29% this week, the lowest ever recorded by Freddie Mac in a series that goes back to 1971. The rate fell 16 basis points from the...

Buyer Competition To Be Steep

Buyer Competition To Be Steep

Fewer homes were on the market in February compared to a year prior, and home prices are rising as inventory continues to tighten, according to realtor.com®’s February Housing Trends Report. That has prompted economists to predict a particularly competitive spring...

Prevent a Phishing Catastrophe

Prevent a Phishing Catastrophe

Business email compromise (BEC) and phishing scams are two of the most common tactics used by cyber criminals to infiltrate business networks and cause havoc in the form of wire transfer fraud, data encryption, planting ransomware, and even blackmailing or coercing...

Delinquency rates keep dropping!

Delinquency rates keep dropping!

After a slight uptick the previous month, nationwide delinquency rates have fallen to the lowest level since June 2000 After a slight uptick in the previous month, nationwide delinquency rates in December fell to the lowest level for the past 20 years. Across the...

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