Title Industry Insights

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Can I Refinance a Property that’s Held in a Living Trust?

Many investors and individual owners hold property in trusts rather than their personal name. We break down the pros and cons, including refinancing here.

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Should I Transfer the Title on My Rental Property to an LLC?

Many real estate investors chose to own their properties as LLCs rather than under their personal name. We break down the pros and cons here.

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Spruce CEO Talks Mortgage Tech Adoption on “Clear to Close”

Spruce CEO Patrick Burns recently sat down with Alan and Bryan from “Clear to Close” to talk about tech adoption in the mortgage industry and COVID-19’s impact.

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How Does a 1031 Exchange Work for Real Estate Investors?

A 1031 exchange can defer up to 20% in taxes on a sale, making it a common tool in the savvy real estate investor’s toolbelt. We break down the specifics here.

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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 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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Refinancing? Make Sure You Get the Best Deal on Title insurance

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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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