Top Reasons to Work with Stewart Title after TRID begins October 3rd

The CFPB/TRID regulations are almost here…are you ready?  Educated?  Many of us are, some of us need to learn more about the upcoming changes and how it will affect their business going forward.  Stewart Title (Nationally) and our local offices have been on the forefront of the CFPB for quite some time.  I remember [...]

2021-05-24T13:20:40-04:00September 29th, 2015|

Top Mortgage Questions and Answers Consumers Need to Know!

Today I’m doing something I don’t normally do, and that is have a “guest blogger” on the website.  There are a lot of consumers out there looking for specific mortgage information when it comes to buying a home or refinancing.  I reached out to my buddy Jay Richardson with MVB Mortgage in Fairfax, VA [...]

2021-05-24T13:24:11-04:00July 31st, 2015|

Why it is Important to Buy an Owners Title Insurance Policy

In many instances when a homebuyer comes to the closing table to sign what seems like a mountain of paperwork, legally binding them to a property, they don’t always understand the extra $1000-$5000+ for “Title Insurance.”  What many people don’t understand, or sometimes it is not explained that Title Insurance is a 1 time [...]

2021-05-24T13:25:39-04:00July 6th, 2015|

Set These 5 Real Estate Goals in the Second Half of 2015

July is here.  That means “Half-Time” of the 2015 real estate year!  Have you met the real estate goals you have set? (hope you did).  Right around now is the time where Realtors and Lenders hit me up to help them “create more business.” Not because they haven’t had a successful year up to [...]

2021-05-24T13:26:16-04:00June 30th, 2015|

CFPB Information – Will the New Mortgage Disclosures Delay my Closing?

Getting up to date CFPB information is a good thing, especially when it comes from your trusted Title Company partner. Stewart Title has taken the lead in our industry at educating our Realtor and Lender partners on this issue that will effect everyone starting October 3rd 2015.  Usually on this website I'm creating all [...]

2021-05-24T13:27:27-04:00June 5th, 2015|

Top Blogging Questions I Get from Real Estate Agents

As I teach real estate marketing classes and meet with agents throughout Northern Virginia and Washington DC, I get asked a lot of questions about technology, blogging, video, WordPress, and more.  Many of these questions are similar and I felt that the best way to address some of the top blogging questions I receive [...]

2021-05-24T13:28:33-04:00May 13th, 2015|

Protect Your Real Estate Brand By Googling Your Name

Do you ever Google your own name? What do you find? Many people think that it is "vain" to Google your own name, but I can tell you that when you are a real estate agent or mortgage lender it is a MUST!  You work hard to promote and sell your "Brand," but you [...]

2021-05-24T13:29:04-04:00May 5th, 2015|

YouTube Cards-Upgraded Video Calls to Action!

Your ability to enhance and increase your real estate video traffic just go a lot better.  How? YouTube Cards.  If you have been using YouTube as your platform of choice for your real estate videos you might have noticed that there were some cool things you could do to your videos in terms of [...]

2021-05-24T13:30:09-04:00March 26th, 2015|

Essential WordPress Widgets for your Real Estate Website

In my previous blog I talked about some of the best WordPress Plugins that I recommend using if you are new to WP and looking to increase SEO and add value to your site.  In this blog post I want to discuss the essential WordPress widgets that I recommend installing for your real estate [...]

2021-05-24T13:30:37-04:00March 16th, 2015|

YouTube Subscribers – Does the Amount you have Matter?

It is without debate that video in real estate is here to stay.  It is the "new kid on the block" for real estate marketing and agents are jumping on board.  Some faster than others, but as I make my way around Northern Virginia/Washington DC more of the questions I'm receiving center around video. [...]

2021-05-24T13:31:49-04:00February 19th, 2015|