Frustrations Rise with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Posted On: July 27, 2017

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was created as an independent agency in 2010 as a legislative response to the financial crisis of 2007-2008. The CFPB is responsible for consumer protection in the financial sector. Discontent and frustration are on the rise with the CFPB. Criticism from U.S. financial regulators, the Trump Administration and the […]

SETCO Presents-1031 Exchange Seminar

Posted On: March 7, 2016

Unlawful Rebates – Estoppel DFS Clarification

Posted On: February 12, 2016

An updated clarification letter was issued February 11, 2016 from the Department of Financial Services to address the issue of advance payment by a title insurance agent for estoppel certificates. Rule 69B-186.010 interpreting Florida Statutes Subparagraph 626.9541(1)(h)3, which went into effect February 9, 2016, and the Department of Financial Services letter dated February 5, 2016 […]

SETCO Services is Now ALTA Exam Certified!

Posted On: January 26, 2016

SETCO Services, LLC announces successful completion of its ALTA Best Practices Exam Certification For Immediate Release November 13, 2015 Miramar Beach, Florida – SETCO Services, LLC, (“SETCO”) an industry leader in title, escrow and settlement services in the Florida panhandle is now one of the FIRST title companies in Northwest Florida to obtain an ALTA […]

5 Home-Buying Nightmares Your Title Insurance Could Prevent

Posted On: December 16, 2015

Imagine that you have found your dream home. Your offer is accepted, you close the deal, you move in. Then, just as you’ve started to make the house your own, the mail carrier delivers news that turns your world upside down: There was a lien against a previous owner, and now it’s been passed on to […]

Stay Safe with SETCO – Email Scams & Real Estate Transactions

Posted On: December 1, 2015

          PLEASE BE AWARE OF AN INDUSTRY PROBLEM WE FACE RIGHT NOW. Hackers, email phishing, and other cyber related crimes are at an all-time high right now, and HACKERS HAVE TARGETED REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS-and real estate AGENTS in particular- in an attempt to defraud lenders, real estate brokers, title companies and […]

Tax Day Is Almost Here! Tax Tips from Setco.

Posted On: April 6, 2015

As spring breakers flock to the Emerald Coast, SETCO is rejoicing that the tourism season is here but that also means it’s tax season. April is here, so don’t let taxes get you down. Here are some Real Estate Tax Breaks just in time for Spring Break and Tax Day! Real Estate Deductions: TAX DEDUCTIONS FOR MORTGAGE […]

Delivering the Security You Need

Posted On: March 4, 2015

There’s a new set of security standards for the real estate industry.  At SETCO, we’re committed to keeping our customers ahead of the curve by providing industry leading document security for this new environment. SETCO has now partnered with Pioneer Technology Group, a leading developer of secure technology for real estate, courts, and registers of deeds, to […]

It’s Time to File for Homestead Exemption!

Posted On: January 23, 2015

What is Homestead Exemption? For those that have a permanent residence in Florida, Homestead exemption reduces the taxable value of that property by up to $50,000. Who Can File? Every person who owns real property in Florida on January 1 and makes the property his or her permanent residence, or the permanent residence of their […]

Please Welcome Our Newest Team Member!

Posted On: December 23, 2014

April is a proud lifelong citizen of Pensacola, Florida and continues to bring her talents to our local business community.  She began her career in Advertising and Graphic Design, including roles such as Graphic Artist, Television Producer, and Radio Account Manager. In 2006, utilizing her Marketing and Sales knowledge, she began facilitating mortgage loans for […]