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Like it or not, Millennials are changing the housing market!

by Tonja Rodgers | February 27th, 2019

 It’s long been projected that Millennials are destined to dominate the housing market in upcoming years. Now, new data from Realtor.com reveals that it’s finally happening. Millennials are buying houses. Lots of them. According to Realtor.com, in January 2017, Millennials surpassed Generation X as the group that was responsible for the most new mortgages. Since then, Millennials’ share of the mortgage market has continued […]

Americans say buying a home is the most stressful event in modern life.  30% are reduced to tears while buying first home.

by Tonja Rodgers | August 10th, 2018

It’s no secret that buying a home can be a complicated and even confusing process – and now one survey showed just how stressful Americans say that process is.   As it turns out, many Americans, about 40%, say buying a new home is the most stressful event in modern life, according to a survey […]

J.D. Kious elected to the Board of Directors for Journeys in Community Living

by Tonja Rodgers | August 2nd, 2018

We are excited to announce that J.D. Kious was recently elected to serve a 3-year term on the Board of Directors of Journeys in Community Living.  This will mark J.D.’s third term on the Board.  He is also a past Board Chair.  Journeys in Community Living is dedicated to supporting adults with disabilities in choosing and […]

30% of homeowners are making a mistake that could cost them thousands

by Tonja Rodgers | May 3rd, 2018

Nearly a third of American homeowners may have no idea what their mortgage rate is. That’s according to new data from Bankrate, which surveyed 2,194 adults, including 1,330 homeowners. When asked, 29 percent of respondents with a mortgage either didn’t know their rate or wouldn’t say.  Understanding your mortgage rate is crucial because even the smallest […]

Tennessee notaries will soon be able perform online notarizations nationwide

by Tonja Rodgers | April 24th, 2018

Tennessee State legislature approves online notarization bill  Notaries are starting to put down their stamps and pick up a webcam.  Every year, hundreds of millions of documents are notarized in the United States. Since the Roman Empire, notarizations have been done pretty much the same way: in person.  Now, new technology and new laws are […]

What are your closing options?

by Tonja Rodgers | February 23rd, 2018

Know Your Traditional and E-closing Options There’s been a lot of buzz about online notaries and digital closings over the past year. While many states will start to consider online notary legislation, the fact remains there are four main ways closings can occur. Here’s a summary of the options: Traditional Wet Signing: These closings are handled […]

Lawyers Land & Title Services, LLC expands operations; opens office in Nashville’s Gulch district

by Tonja Rodgers | January 24th, 2018

Lawyers Land & Title Services, LLC announced the recent opening of its new office in Nashville, Tenn. Located on the third floor of the state-of-the-art Gulch Crossing building, Lawyers Land & Title Services is hopeful this expansion will better accommodate the real estate market in Davidson and surrounding counties. The Gulch office will be an […]

How a government shutdown impacts real estate and housing

by Tonja Rodgers | January 22nd, 2018

Loan approvals and mortgages could be delayed, but experts think the housing market would bounce back. With a dispute in the Senate over the immigration program DACA still unresolved, the government shutdown continues for a third day on Monday morning after Congress’s failed attempts to pass a spending deal that would fund the government through […]

Facebook launches massive push into real estate listings

by Tonja Rodgers | November 14th, 2017

New feature also “rolling out gradually” for home sales Zillow. Trulia. Realtor.com. Redfin. All household names in the real estate listings world, right? Well, those companies now have some serious competition from a company that boasts an audience that dwarfs all of those sites put together – Facebook. That’s right. Facebook is coming to real […]

Lawyers Land & Title Services, LLC denounces rally set for Saturday

by Tonja Rodgers | October 27th, 2017

Lawyers Land & Title Services, LLC joins Mayor Shane McFarland and other community leaders and organizers in condemning the rally scheduled for this Saturday at the square in Murfreesboro. As long-time residents of the downtown business community, we feel it is necessary to acknowledge and denounce the unwelcomed infiltration of recognized hate groups in our […]