5 Reasons Why Every Homebuyer Needs Owner’s Title Insurance

July 27th, 2017 by
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Buying a home is an exciting time for many people. To help you buy your home with more confidence, make sure you get owner’s title insurance. Here’s why it’s so important for you. 1.    Protects Your Largest Investment A home is probably the single largest investment you’ll make in your life. You insure everything else Read More

Why a Permit Search is so Important

October 28th, 2016 by

By Aaron M. Davis, President of Hillsborough Title It’s June of 2013, and I get the call. It’s that number you haven’t seen call your cellphone in a while, and something in your gut says, “This isn’t going to be good.” An agent who does business with us, let’s call her “Sally” for our purpose Read More

Darn that DODD-FRANK!

July 18th, 2016 by

Just imagine, after years of struggling to complete college, your son, little Johnny has finally has his head on straight. He graduated, he’s worked for the family business for two years and is doing well. He met a nice girl and they have married. He wants to buy a home. Unfortunately, Johnny has not always Read More

The Title Report Features FAN CEO, Aaron M. Davis, in NS3 Preview

May 18th, 2016 by

This week’s Title Report update included a special preview and details on the 2016 National Settlement Services Summit, specifically the Breakout Room Session “Business NOT as Usual” which features Florida Agency Network CEO, Aaron M. Davis and Orange Leaf Consulting CEO, Cynthia McGovern. To read the full feature, click HERE. To register for this year’s National Read More

FAN CEO, Aaron M. Davis, to Speak at 2016 NS3 Summit

May 6th, 2016 by

The National Settlement Services Summit offers a destination for industry leaders to come together for “unrivaled networking and learning.” This year’s theme is Knowledge In Action and will offer educational breakout sessions with keynote speakers who are highly regarded within the Settlement Services Industry. One of which will be our very own Aaron M. Davis, CEO/President of Read More

FDFS Implements New Ruling on Unlawful Inducements

February 5th, 2016 by

The Florida Department of Financial Services has adopted a new rule (Rule: 69B-186.010) regarding “unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices in the transaction of title insurance.” The rule goes into effect on February 9, 2016 and will ensure the playing field within the title industry continues to have balance. The Read More

Rotary Club Efforts Help Save a Life

January 22nd, 2016 by

  A few years ago, Aaron M. Davis, Florida Agency Network CEO and former Plant City Rotary Club President, had a goal of equipping each patrol car in the Plant City Police Department with Automated External Defibrillators (AED) in an effort to assist in medical emergencies. This goal was completed last year, and the effort Read More

How Can I Improve My Home’s Value?

December 10th, 2015 by

Buyers generally seek the least expensive home in the best neighborhood they can handle. Like the guy in the video says, you want to present a home that fits in the neighborhood but doesn’t stand out too much. For example if neighbors are all 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and 3000 square feet additions that make Read More

How Is A Home Marketed?

December 9th, 2015 by

As you’ll see in the video, every home and market is a unique situation. Good marketing plans are specific to both. But every plan will include: Preparation Pricing and Marketing Activities. Preparation takes time – typically, months. Homes must be in “show” condition all repairs and upgrades complete and all photos and video completed before Read More

Which Square Footage Figure Should I Use?

December 8th, 2015 by

Home size is one of the key figures used in comparisons. But you may have different measurements to choose from,  as you’ll learn in this video, including builder, appraiser, tax records and possibly owner records. Which one is right, and which one is best? The official figure is the one in tax records – typically, the Read More