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What is a Land Survey, and Do I Need One?

Here’s a breakdown of the types of land surveys, who needs them, and what they can protect you from when you’re buying or altering property.

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Who Pays for Closing Costs and Title Insurance?

Closing is one of the most exciting parts of a home sale. But, It’s helpful to get clear on who typically pays for which closing costs early on in the process.

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Mortgage Tax Deductions You Should Know about this Season

Mortgage tax deductions save you money by reducing taxable income. We break down the deductions you should know about this tax season and how to utilize them.

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Spruce Partners with FirstFunding’s FlexClose to Improve Loan Funding Process

We’re proud to announce our partnership with FirstFunding’s FlexClose to extend funding times, lower costs, and reduce risks for lenders and borrowers.

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What Are Liens and How Can They Impact Your Property?
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Spruce Wins HousingWire’s 2021 HW Tech100 Award
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Spruce Automates Earnest Money, Lowers Costs for Real Estate Investors
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Meet SprucePowered, Spruce’s new Managed Title and Closing Solution
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Spruce Survey: Homeowners Frustrated with Closing Process, Open to Tech Solutions
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Spruce Year in Review 2020
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Happy Thanksgiving Message from Spruce CEO & Co-founder Patrick Burns
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Spruce Webinar: How to Implement a Mortgage Tech Adoption Roadmap
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Spruce CEO Patrick Burns on “DealMakers” with Alejandro Cremades
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Refinancing? Ask for the Reissue Rate on Title Insurance
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Spruce Partners with Munich Re to Offer New Consumer Pricing Fueled By Automation
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Spruce Named to the 2020 CB Insights Fintech 250
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Can I Refinance a Property that’s Held in a Living Trust?
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Should I Transfer the Title on My Rental Property to an LLC?
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Spruce CEO Talks Mortgage Tech Adoption on “Clear to Close”
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How Does a 1031 Exchange Work for Real Estate Investors?
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Spotlight: Rich Shapiro, RealEZRealty
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How Do Title Binders or Hold Open Policies Work for Investors?
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Spruce VP of Product Named HousingWire Rising Star
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Spruce CEO Talks Title on “The Remote Real Estate Investor”
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Spruce Raises $29M to Power Online Real Estate Transactions
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Spruce Launches New Dashboard for Mortgage Brokers
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COVID-19 Update: Actions We're Taking at Spruce
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How Does eClosing with Remote Online Notarization Work?
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Spruce Featured in Redfin Article for First-Time Homebuyers
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Spruce Receives HousingWire Tech100 2020 Award
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Spruce VP of Engineering on “Building Your Product” Series
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What Is a Title Insurance Company Responsible For?
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Spruce Expands Into California and Opens Sacramento Office
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How Much Will My Title Insurance Policy Cost?
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Spruce Year in Review 2019
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What Does Title Insurance Cover and Protect Against?
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Happy Thanksgiving Message from Spruce CEO Patrick Burns
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How Spruce’s Title & Closing Services Work for Local Realtors
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Spruce CEO Patrick Burns on the “Future of Home Transactions"
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Are Owner’s and Lender’s Title Insurance Policies Required?
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Northpointe Bank Gains Competitive Advantage with Spruce
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Spruce Director of Design Featured in Built in NYC's 'Women in Tech'
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Two Terrifying Title (Insurance) Tales
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Spruce Featured in "NYC Real Estate Startups Worth Knowing"
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Spruce EVP of Real Estate Operations Named HousingWire Woman of Influence 2019
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Spruce CEO & Co-Founder Shares Insights on the Future of Closings at Inman Connect Las Vegas
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What is the Right of Rescission?
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Spruce CEO & Co-Founder Named 2019 HousingWire Rising Star
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How Diversity Drives Better Products at Spruce
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Spruce CEO & Co-Founder to Speak on Panel at Florida MBA Conference
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Spruce Named to HousingWire Tech100 2019
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Women of Spruce
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Spotlight: Jennifer Tierney
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How the New Tax Law Will Impact Homeowners this Year
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Why We Write Micro-Services in Kotlin
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Looking to Refinance in New York? You Might Save Money with a CEMA
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Spruce Attends the NEXT Mortgage Conference
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Spruce Named in Built in NYC's 50 Startups to Watch in 2019
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Spotlight: Cindy Scholz, Compass
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Power of Attorney Forms Used in Real Estate Transactions
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How Spruce Works for Lenders
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Spruce Holiday Wrap Up
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Timber Rights
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5 Things Every NYC Homebuyer Should Know
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Home Buyer's Guide: What Documents to Expect at Closing
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Spruce in the News
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Spruce Welcomes 30 Year Veteran Lisa Robertson as New Operations Executive
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Spruce Named to the 2018 CB Insights Fintech 250
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Why Does My Spouse Need to Sign Closing Documents if They Aren’t on the Deed?
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Lender's Guide to Superior Customer Experiences
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What is Title Insurance?
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Spotlight: MetaProp
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Spruce Raises $15.6M in Series A-1 Financing
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How Millennials Tap into Home Equity
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How Much Do High End Home Buyers Pay for Anonymity?
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Spotlight: Morty
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Equity Gains + New Tax Law = Cash-Out Refinance?
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Giving You Control of Your Loan Closing
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Spotlight: Divvy Homes
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Home Equity Loans Still Tax Deductible, Despite New Law
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Property Taxes: Small Mistakes Can Cost You Thousands or Even Your Coveted City Parking Spot.
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Fed Interest Rates on the Rise. Will Borrowers See Their Rates Rise Too?
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How Tax Reform will Affect your Mortgage
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Another Practical Reason To Buy An Owner’s Policy
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