Congratulations to Alexis Normand

Heartland Title Agency is pleased to announce that attorney Alexis Norman has earned her certification as a Licensed Ohio Title Insurance Agent. Alexis does double duty, serving as both a Title Agent with Heartland, and as a staff attorney with Critchfield,...

Ohio Real Estate Closings Continue During COVID-19

Ohio will pass a law today that mandates local county government offices necessary for the transfer of real property to remain open at least to real estate professionals during the COVID-19 emergency. House Bill 197, which is expected to be signed into law March 27,...
Understanding the Real Estate Closing Process

Understanding the Real Estate Closing Process

Closing on a real estate transaction, especially if it is your first time, can seem very complex and confusing. The linked article from Motley Fool explains the process clearly, by breaking it down into 9 easy to understand steps. The 9 Steps of Real Estate...

What Are Real Estate Commissions?

  Like the video says – real estate agents aren’t paid by the hour!They’re paid a percentage of the purchase price in a successful real estate transaction. When one agent represents the sellers and another represents the buyers the commission is...

What Is An Escrow Account? Do I Need One?

  As we show you in this video, an escrow account is an account, established by your lender, to set aside a portion of your monthly mortgage payment to cover annual charges for homeowner’s insurance mortgage insurance (if applicable), and property taxes....