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Homebuying contingencies.

Common Homebuying Contingencies You Should Know About

There can be risk associated with buying a home, so buyers and sellers alike sometimes rely on contingency clauses to protect their interests and mitigate those risks. Clauses for homebuying contingencies can be attached to an offer to purchase real estate, giving the parties the right to back out of the contract under certain circumstances […]

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Ohio Real Title Spotlight: Get to Know Keith Malick

As the Chief Legal Counsel for Ohio Real Title, Keith Malick leads the legal team that handles all underwriting and compliance. Originally from Akron, Keith graduated with a B.S. in Finance and Marketing from Miami University, and earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Toledo College of Law.  Practicing law for over 20 years, […]

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Real Estate Career.

How to Start Your Real Estate Career

How to Start Your Real Estate Career  A career in real estate can be very rewarding, with many different job opportunities to choose from. Real estate agents usually have flexible hours and can work on their own or as part of a group. Getting started in real estate involves undergoing a program and earning a […]

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Top Workplace.

Ohio Real Title Recognized as a Top Workplace

We are proud to announce that Ohio Real Title has been recognized as a Top Workplace by and The Plain Dealer, based on surveys about the workplace completed by ORT employees. Creating a Top Workplace is not just about the perks and benefits a company offers to its employees, but rather on its ability to […]

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Reasons People Are Moving Right Now.

The Top 5 Reasons People Are Moving Right Now

There are not many things that haven’t changed in the past year, and why people are choosing to move is no different. The impact that the pandemic has had on how we live, work, and learn has resulted in many evaluating their current living situation and ultimately deciding to move.  But why? We take a […]

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Ohio Real Title Welcomes Two New Sales Reps

When choosing a title partner, we know that stability is key. Which is why at Ohio Real Title we are proud to have offered that stability to our partners for more than 15 years, and have many professionals on our team who have been with us for nearly all of that time. When asked to […]

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Ohio Real Title Spotlight: Get to Know Rob Heckman

As the Operations Manager and Controller for Ohio Real Title, Rob Heckman is responsible for the administration and oversight of its business practices to maximize efficiency within the organization. With his B.S. in Business from “The” Ohio State University, Rob began his career in the mortgage industry before finding his way into the title industry […]

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Best apps for realtors and homebuyers.

Let’s Get Digital: Best Apps for Realtors and Homebuyers

Even before the increase in safety concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the real estate industry has seen a significant increase in the adoption of new technologies that have made buying, selling, renting, and financing both safer and easier. More than ever, real estate professionals and consumers are demanding a digital-first experience that allows for […]

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Ohio Real Title Spotlight: Get to Know Tina Valentine

The Branch Manager for the Painesville Office of Ohio Real Title, Tina Valentine also is the Escrow Officer and manages the operation of the office. Tina’s career in the title industry started in 1990, and she ultimately joined ORT in 2007.  Not surprisingly, her favorite thing about working with ORT is her fellow employees. And […]

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Reasons to Work With a Realtor

Six Reasons to Work With a Realtor

The real estate market is hot, and you may be considering putting your house on the market, or maybe you are setting out on a house hunting mission of your own. And, be honest, you have probably asked yourself whether a real estate agent is really necessary.  With all of the new technology, social media […]

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