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Buying or selling a home is not easy. There are a lot of steps you must take to ensure your home purchase is a success. However, if you have the right people working for you, the home buying and selling process can be a very rewarding experience. With SETCO, you can relax.

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Selling Your Home: Can You Really DIY?


For sale by owner. One sees that sign far less often than you’d expect to. In this modern day and age, many people take tasks that were previously only done by experts (such as travel planning and creating legal documents) into their own hands. Yet people still rely heavily on realtors to sell their houses. Why is that?

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Don't Get Stuck in a Housing Trap


The idiom definition of “Be Careful what you wish for” is “If you get things that you desire, there may be unforeseen and unpleasant consequences.”  While this is not always true, unfortunately for James R. Williams of Cincinnati, OH, this turned out to be the case.

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Title Insurance: What it is and Why You Need it


When you buy a piece of land, you don't get handed the piece of land -- you are given title. Title is the owner's right to possess and use the property. How a home is titled can vary. For example, title might be held as tenants in common, as joint tenants, there may be a right of survivorship, or there might be a life estate in the home.

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Closing Resource Center

2018 Staging Trends for Sellers

If you’re looking to sell your home in 2018, you know the basics. Improve your curb appeal, make sure the house is clean, update what you can. What you may not have considered is not just tidying up and decluttering your home, but actually staging it. <br> Staging, or preparing your residence for sale to […]

What 2018’s Homebuyers Need to Know

Learning what you need to know to buy a house can feel like an insurmountable chore, especially when the rules change all the time. Even if you have been through the process before, 2018 brings a host of new tax codes, a surge in demand without an increase in supply, and more risk of fraud […]

Is Working With a Realtor Worth the Cost?

Everyone likes saving money, especially when it’s a significant amount! Realtors take a pretty good percentage of the proceeds when you buy or sell a house through them, so many people believe that doing it themselves will save them money and they can keep that percentage in their pocket. It’s easy to think “Why should […]

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