The Buyer’s Closing Process as Told By The Office GIFs

August 3rd, 2020 by

You’re doing it. You’re buying a house! Since the process can be overwhelming and confusing, we’ve simplified it in the best way possible. What better way to explain each step than to use GIFs from one of our favorite TV shows, The Office? 1. The Contract is Signed & Sent to the Title Insurance Agency Read More

Why You Need a Comprehensive Lien Search

August 3rd, 2020 by

 You’ve just bought a house. You and your spouse are enjoying your new home, your new neighborhood, and your new back yard. In fact, you’re out back sipping coffee one morning when you open a letter from your city and find that you now owe $34,000 in code violations. The previous owner let the Read More

Florida Agency Network Appoints Chief Administrative Officer

July 17th, 2020 by
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Florida Agency Network recently appointed Amy Gregory as the Chief Administrative Officer. Gregory began her career in title insurance in 1995 as a receptionist at an independent title agency in Brandon, Florida. Amy then joined Hillsborough Title (FAN’s flagship company) in 2007 where she directly assisted Aaron Davis in opening the company’s second office in Read More

Why Do You Need a Survey When Purchasing a Home?

July 7th, 2020 by
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Surveys, also called boundary or land surveys, map out your real estate property, show its boundary lines, improvements made to the property, and all access to the property. FIVE GREAT REASONS TO PURCHASE A SURVEY 1.  UNDISCLOSED RIGHTS AND EASEMENTS You may own your new home and its surrounding land, but someone else might have Read More

Facebook Messenger Rooms Help You SELL Homes

July 1st, 2020 by
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Facebook has introduced its newest feature, Messenger Rooms, to help people get together digitally while social distancing. While this feature is a great option to connect with friends and family during the COVID-19 pandemic, it also has the potential to help real estate professionals’ businesses – during and even after a pandemic. How Do Facebook Read More

Must-Know List Before a Hurricane Strikes

May 25th, 2020 by
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 Each year, the country is hit with hurricanes, tornadoes, hailstorms, super storms, flooding, and more. With hurricane season running from June 1st to November 30th, coastal and inland region homeowners must prepare for potential storms annually.  Of course, you have insurance to help you recover. But knowing and doing a few things now—while the Read More

Marketing in Our New (Temporary) Normal

May 12th, 2020 by
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Covid-19 has been a challenge for every American, and while we are dealing with an ever-evolving landscape of quarantine and modified stay-at-home orders still, the real estate industry continues to chug along. That means your potential customers are still thinking about buying their first home, upgrading to a bigger home, or selling their starter home, Read More

7 Ways to Utilize Video in Your Real Estate Marketing

June 1st, 2020 by
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As a real estate professional, you are the brand. Your top priority as an agent is to help customers buy and sell houses. However, you can’t do that if buyers and sellers don’t know who you are, what you do, or the value you bring to them. One of the best ways to build your Read More

The Board of Directors for Alanna.ai Announces Its Latest Addition From Florida Agency Network

April 3rd, 2020 by
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McKinney, TX. – Alanna.ai welcomes Aaron M. Davis, CEO of the Florida Agency Network (FAN), as the newest member to the Alanna.ai Board of Directors. Davis has long been considered a leader in the title insurance industry, and he was an early supporter and proponent of the eClosing and Remote Online Notarization initiatives in Florida. Read More

5 Ways to Stay Safe Financially During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 3rd, 2020 by
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We’re all experiencing an unprecedented time in our history; most of the country and large parts of the world are under some type of stay-at-home orders. While our team members at FAN are working hard to make sure your transaction closes on time, unfortunately, there is an army of unscrupulous people that are using this Read More