Category Archive: Pacific Alliance Title News

NAR: Home prices should stay steady in 2023

Even if mortgage rates remain around 7 percent, buyers – and sellers – shouldn’t expect to see substantially lower home prices over the next year. At least that’s according to recent comments made by Lawrence Yun, the chief economist at the National Association of REALTORS®.  What does that mean for real estate? All of us […]

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Keep up the wire fraud fight this holiday season

This time of year is always full of joy, goodwill and lots of activity. While we’d love for this message to be only full of Thanksgiving gratitude and Christmas cheer, it’s not. During the rush to get things done, don’t let your guard down regarding the dangers of wire fraud. We know it’s a message […]

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5 NAR stats to know when it comes to referrals and more

This year has certainly been an adventure for all of us in real estate, but we’re grateful for all of you who choose to take this ride with our team every day.  As a thank you – or an early present – we wanted to alert you to new data from the National Association of […]

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Celebrate Small Business Saturday with these 3 tips

When it comes to November holidays, thankfulness is the theme of the month. Not only is Thanksgiving approaching, but we also honor those who have served on Veterans Day. But this blog is about another November celebration. We want to make sure our real estate friends are recognizing Small Business Saturday this year, as a […]

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3 truths about the earlier hot market that aren’t necessarily true anymore

If you’re a potential homebuyer – or seller – you know a lot has changed during the last few months. Interest rates and inflation continue to challenge everyone in real estate, but homes are still being listed and bought during the fall season. While a good REALTOR® and loan officer have probably alerted you to […]

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Well, Hello RON

There’s been a lot of talk within the industry about Remote Online Notarization (RON), especially at the height of the pandemic. That’s when several states started approving the use of RON. Some in our industry have called RON technology “a game-changer,” so our teams wanted to review a few must haves for a RON closing. […]

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Don’t wait until 2023 to start building something special

During the holidays, our team knows schedules get busy, and we thank you for always trusting us to keep your transactions on track, which is why we wanted to write this post early. As 2023 approaches, you’ll hear plenty about goal setting and resolutions, but we’re here to say you don’t have to wait until […]

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3 reasons to buy a home now

Right about now is when the housing market traditionally slows down. We all know that, but the last few years have been anything but normal, which is why now could be the perfect time to buy a home. Here are three reasons why: Inventory is finally up, and sellers are motivated. For years, we’ve heard […]

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CertifID helps us make your transactions less scary

Since we’re celebrating cybersecurity all month long, our teams wanted to highlight one of the ways the Futura Title family helps protect your transactions from wire fraud. As much as talking about this issue is important, we all know that’s only half the battle. That’s why we’ve also invested in resources and tools that help […]

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3 ways to build an attitude of gratitude

As we’ve said before, fall is always a great season to reflect and remind ourselves that we have plenty to be thankful for. Even when times are challenging, it’s important to appreciate all we have. Our teams love our customers and communities, and we work hard to show that gratitude every day. From the time […]

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