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Frequently Asked Questions About Title Insurance

A real estate agent, you are a trusted advisor who works to effectively and efficiently guide your clients through the home-buying process to a successful closing. However, as the closing transaction gets closer, the amount of paperwork and associated fees can be overwhelming to even the most experienced home buyer.  Among the more misunderstood areas […]

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Real Estate Scams

Protect Your Privacy: Common Real Estate Scams

Buying a new home should be an exciting time. And while it can certainly be stressful, the last thing you want to have to worry about is being targeted in real estate scams. Unfortunately, real estate is a common target for criminals due to the large sums of money involved in transactions as well as […]

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Jeannette Jones

Ohio Real Title Spotlight: Get to Know Jeannette Jones

The Escrow Officer at the Painesville Branch of Ohio Real Title, Jeannette Jones loves those three little words that everyone loves to hear…“clear to close!” She says, “knowing that we are at the end of making it all happen feels amazing.”  With 20 years of experience in the title industry, working in management, escrow, and […]

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Year In Review

Year In Review with Ryan Marrie

Last year at this time, we talked with Ryan Marrie about 2020 and all that it had thrown at Ohio Real Title and the title industry. Despite its many challenges, Marrie noted that “it has been our most successful year in our 15 years of existence.” So now that we are coming to the end […]

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Sell Your Home

Why Now Is the Right Time to Sell Your Home

Although winter is not typically thought of as a good time to sell your home, in these not-so-normal times…well, nothing is normal. Pent-up demand for homes began in 2020 and continues, and now more and more homeowners are coming to realize the benefits of the current seller’s market. The result? The winter selling season is […]

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Amy Asseff

Ohio Real Title Spotlight: Get to Know Amy Asseff

As Underwriting Counsel for Ohio Real Title, Amy Asseff, serves as an advisor to the escrow teams throughout Ohio. In this role, Amy reviews and responds to title underwriting and escrow questions and assists the escrow teams in due diligence, clearing clouds on title, and preparing for complex closings.  Attending law school later in life, […]

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Gratitude in Real Estate

Expressing Gratitude in Real Estate and Beyond

A warm feeling of thankfulness and appreciation, gratitude affirms that there are good things in the world – and it is probably fair to say that we all need this right now! It is an acknowledgment that others give us many gifts – big and small – that help us to achieve the goodness in […]

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Welcoming Venture Title Services

We are thrilled to share that Ohio Real Title has opened a branch in Naples, FL, operating as Venture Title Services. With the tools necessary to make the financing process smooth and efficient and a team committed to unparalleled service, we are excited to bring these same core values with us to the Florida market […]

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Paula Kochis

Ohio Real Title Spotlight: Get to Know Paula Kochis

As Closing Manager for Ohio Real Title in the Cleveland market, Paula Kochis is ultimately responsible for disbursing files for transaction closings and overseeing all post-closing follow up. Working in title and escrow for more than 30 years, Paula says, “I can’t remember anything before this!” When asked about Ohio Real Title, she says that […]

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