Part 2: Community Development Dues and HOA Notification

Part 2: Community Development Dues and HOA Notification  A Community Development District is a special district created to serve the long-term specific needs of a community.  Community Development Dues (CDD), also known as Community Facilities Dues (CFD) and Community Improvement Dues (CID), is a charge used by developers to help pay for public improvements in…

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Part 1: Introduction to a Community Development District

Part 1: Introduction to a Community Development District Community Development Districts (CDDs) are also known as Special Taxing Districts. CDD is defined as an area that has its own governing board and budget, but the majority of the funding comes from property taxes. CDDs are created for the purpose of improving the physical environment in…

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How to Properly Perform Lien Searches

If you are in the market for purchasing a new property, you want to be sure there are no legal problems attached to the purchase. It is crucial to understand how lien searches are performed so you know there are no debts against the property that can become your responsibility. Whether you are the seller…

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5 Productivity Tips for Title Companies Looking to Grow

The title insurance industry has seen a lot of attention in recent years. Some newer regulations have impacted the industry and have changed some of the traditional approaches we were counting on to work with mortgage providers, developers, and real estate attorneys. Whether or not you agree with any new restrictions, it is clear that…

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