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Information for Home Buyers

For information about determing what kind of mortgage you can afford, title insurance and why you should hire an attorney to assist with your real estate purchase transaction, see the links below. While the informational pages provide a lot of great information, specific questions should be answered by a licensed attorney with extensive real estate law experience. Contact us and we'll help you whether this is your first purchase, an investment purchase, or second home!

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development booklet: Shopping For Your Home Loan

Title Insurance


The link below takes you to our preferred title insurance company, CATIC. At their site, click on the "consumer" link to find publications and pamphlets related to the protections offered to buyers by owner title insurance.


CATIC - Title Insurance