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Rice rebound is a good sign for Placer County farmers

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 1:46pm

A few months ago, we restarted the Placer Title Company blog with a post on the 2018 Agriculture Trends Report, which used data from the 2017 farming season. Agriculture has always been integral to the Placer County way of life, and we know it will continue to be so in the future. If you’re looking to buy or sell any farmland here in Placer County – or anywhere else in California – Placer Title can be the experts you trust to guide you through your deal with care.

The battle against wire fraud can be won with additional awareness

wire fraud
Fri, 09/14/2018 - 4:10pm

Wire fraud continues to be a top concern for the real estate industry. That sentence won’t surprise you – unless you’ve been living under a very large rock the last couple of years. Technology that has helped streamline and simplify the transaction process has been great. Unfortunately, technology has also aided the rise of criminals who are getting smarter and more sophisticated when It comes to wire transfer fraud originating on the internet.

Commercial real estate data is a reason to celebrate Sacramento and Placer County

commercial real estate data
Fri, 08/10/2018 - 1:22pm

The commercial market in Northern California has been on solid ground for quite some time now, and Placer Title is here to help you with any sort of commercial transaction you need handled. Even if you’re not a player in the commercial game yet, the fact that the Greater Sacramento area is performing well now is good for all of us who live and work here—it’s always good to be part of a thriving community.

So, what is this GUIDE Compliance Act anyway?

GUIDE ACT
Fri, 07/27/2018 - 4:15pm

In June, Steve Day, the president of the American Land Title Association (ALTA), testified in a hearing before the House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions. It was the kind of Congressional hearing that probably didn’t get air time on C-SPAN, but it was pretty important to the land title insurance industry. That’s because Day was there to advocate for the passage of the “Give Useful Information to Define Effective (GUIDE) Compliance Act.”