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5 complications that can slow down your closing

Every property sale is different. We’ve seen many different circumstances and dealt with them all. No matter how strange, confusing or difficult the situation may be, we can find a way to make it work. There’s always something that can... READ MORE

Our reputation is everything to us

“You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.” – Henry Ford Our reputation as a title company means everything to us. We’ve been in business now for a decade and we have worked hard to establish... READ MORE

Last-minute changes before closing could signal a big problem

You spent weeks or even months looking for a new home. After finding the right place and having your offer accepted, you spent more time waiting patiently for closing while working with your real estate agent and title company to... READ MORE

Closing on your new home? Relax!

When buying a home, there is usually a lot of excitement, but there also can be some level of anxiety. Finding the right home, making an offer and then going through the process of making it yours can be stressful... READ MORE

We know our history!

Since Settlement Engine opened its doors, we have proudly served all of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. This is our home, and we know the area well. The history of these two states is extensive. Each one was part of the... READ MORE

Title insurance: A must-have for home buyers

If you are buying a home, you are also entering the world of title insurance. That’s because buyers of a home are, in a sense, actually buyers of that home’s title — the paperwork that proves that the existing owners... READ MORE

How to handle property disputes

For better or worse, you are stuck with your neighbors until somebody moves. Whether you have a good, bad or nonexistent relationship, you do occasionally have to deal with one another. One of the biggest issues that can cause friction... READ MORE

Ready to move in? Get ready to create a home inventory

Do you have a home inventory? Having an accurate list of your personal belongings can help you file an accurate and timely claim should your home be damaged, destroyed or burglarized. While you’re moving into a new home, it’s a... READ MORE

We speak the language

Buying a home can be incredibly stressful and confusing. Once the process starts, it may feel like you need subtitles to explain what is happening. Words like escrow, closing, easement and others are thrown around, and you might not always... READ MORE

More homeowners considering refinancing

Low mortgage rates are putting the spotlight on refinancing. But refinancing can accomplish more than lower your interest rate and shrink your monthly home loan payment. Here are some other reasons to consider refinancing: You want a fixed rate home... READ MORE