National Association of Realtors – On the State of Housing


The National Association of Realtors just concluded their annual Realtor Conference & Expo in San Diego, where their focus was on shaping the industry’s future and solving the issues holding back a full restoration of the real estate markets.  Included are excerpts from their most recent statement: “Few issues are as important to the future

New TRID Feature for TicorAgent 3.0!


If you are already a fan of our TicorAgent 3.0 mobile app, then you will be really pleased with the newest updates and features that Ticor is proud to offer.  As we’re sure you know, TicorAgent 3.0 is the First Closing Disclosure app — and now TicorAgent 3.0 determines estimated Closing Disclosure delivery dates.  The

Where Millennials Are Buying Homes


According to the lack of buying among first-time buyers in the wake of the economic crisis has had the industry biting its nails wondering if young adults would ever give up renting or move out of their parent’s homes. But now that they’ve finally reached the normal house-buying age, they’re jumping into the market.

Ticor’s November 2015 Calendar of Events

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As the end of the year quickly approaches, Ticor would like to wish to our clients a happy and safe holiday season!  Here is Ticor’s November Calendar of Events for great things happening around your neighborhood this month.  As always, let us know how we can be of service for all of your title and

Economic Week in Review


The NAHB housing market index rose 3 points to 64 in October, its highest level in nearly a decade.  The strong gain and high score signals optimistic homebuilder sentiment which translates to a positive outlook for new single family home construction and sales over the next 6 months.  Housing starts increased a better-than-expected 6.5% in

A Refreshing Take on the Housing Market


A vast majority of Americans believe that buying a home is a solid financial decision, and most believe that they could sell their home for at least its initial purchase price, according to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors.  The 2015 National Housing Pulse Survey also found that a preponderance of Americans

Avoid Probate with New ‘TOD’ Deed

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California State Legislature has enacted Assembly Bill 139, the “NonProbate Transfers … recoverable upon death deeds.” The purpose of this new law is to provide a transfer of real property on the death of its owner without a probate proceeding! The new law applies to revocable transfer on death deeds made by a transferor who