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What Southern Title and Cinco De Mayo Have in Common
What Southern Title and Cinco De Mayo Have in Common Fri, May 04, 2018 Did you know Cinco de Mayo and Southern Title have something in common? Read More

Tips for a Simple Home Sale
Tips for a Simple Home Sale Thu, Apr 19, 2018 Selling a home can be a challenging yet rewarding experience. Your title company can help it go more smoothly! Read on for a simple home sales strategy. Read More

Struggles Buyers Face in Home Ownership
Struggles Buyers Face in Home Ownership Tue, Mar 13, 2018 Today’s home buyer is often frustrated and overwhelmed by the process. Some choose to abandon the idea of buying altogether. Understanding concerns helps REALTORS® provide solutions. Read More

3 Steps to Buying a Home
3 Steps to Buying a Home Tue, Mar 06, 2018 Buying a home should be a dream come true, yet sometimes unforeseen circumstances can derail the process and turn it into a nightmare. Southern Title can help by anticipating challenges, communicating regularly throughout the process, and alerting yo... Read More

Equifax Breach Impact on Real Estate Transactions Wed, Sep 20, 2017 The personal data of approximately 143 million US consumers from the credit reporting agency Equifax was obtained by hackers through a system breach. Hackers obtained full legal names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, legal addresses and some dr... Read More

Veteran Health Identification Card Acceptable for Identification Beginning July 1, 2017 Wed, Jun 28, 2017 The Veteran Health Identification Card issued by the United States Department of Veteran's Affairs will join the 9 other forms of identification that are acceptable for notarization in Florida beginning July 1, 2017. Please contact Southern Title if ... Read More

Estoppel Reform - What does it mean? Wed, Jun 21, 2017 Governor Scott signed the Estoppel Reform Bill into law on June 14, and it goes into effect on July 1st. What does that mean to you, as a Florida resident? Read More

Your Home is Appreciating - Is your Owner's Title Policy? Mon, Aug 08, 2016 Your home. It’s where you raise your family, share your dreams, welcome your friends, and create your fondest memories. It's also one of your biggest investments. Read More

When Is a Property Sale Subject to Documentary Stamp Tax?
When Is a Property Sale Subject to Documentary Stamp Tax? Thu, Mar 31, 2016 Documentary stamp tax is imposed under section 201.02 Florida Statutes on documents that transfer interest in Florida real property. It is calculated at a rate of .70 per $100 (other than Miami-Dade County). Read More

The "Optional" Myth about Title Insurance Mon, Apr 27, 2015 When you buy a home, you want it to be yours. Title insurance helps keep it that way. You may think a problem with your title is a remote possibility, but one out of every four title searches exposes an issue. There are many problems that c... Read More

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