All of us at Empire Title are honored and grateful to have been selected the Gold Winner for the
second consecutive year by the Readers of the Colorado Springs Gazette as the best title company
in the Pikes Peak Region. Thank you so much for your trust and loyalty in making us the #1 title
provider in the Colorado Springs and Woodland Park Area. Truth be told, we know that it is
actually you - our Client - that is really #1!
Proud to be recognized and vetted as a low-risk agent of Secure Settlements Inc.
Owned and Operated by local title professionals, Empire's operating philosophy is a simple
Sound, basic title services. We specialize in solving title problems and maximizing opportunities for transactions to close. We understand the issues; we know the title insurance and settlement business.
What is Title Insurance?
Title insurance provides protection to property owners by insuring against
defects in titles that have already occurred, but have not yet been discovered.
Real Estate News
- Low Down Payment Drop: Share of Buyers Lands at 11-Year Low
Those using low down payment plans dropped last year, according to recently released news from RealtyTrac, who analyzed the size of down payments on nearly 20 million purchase loans for single family homes and condos nationwide from 2004 through 2014. Results show that in 2014 the share of buyers putting down 3 percent or less […]
- NAR Broker Tip of the Month: NAR Offers Resources to Help Enhance Data Security Practices
NAR Broker Tip of the Monthâ€”In a speech to the Federal Trade Commission on Monday, January 12, President Obama unveiled new proposals to address how consumersâ€™ personal data is handled. Among his proposals included â€śThe Personal Data Notification & Protection Actâ€ť which clarifies and strengthens the obligations businesses have to notify customers when their personal […]
- Study Shows Consumers Arenâ€™t Shopping around for Mortgages
A recently released study done by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) found nearly half of Americans looking to purchase a home do not do their due diligence by shopping around for mortgage lenders. Rather, the survey found potential borrowers seriously consider only one lender, and that lender is often someone theyâ€™re already working with […]
- HomeServices of America Announces Formation of Regional Brokerage
HomeServices of America, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, announced Tuesday the consolidation of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate (based in Seattle, WA) and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate (based in Portland, OR), creating a regional Pacific Northwest brokerage. Jason Waugh, current president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices in Portland will assume the role […]
- New Research Highlights Finance Constraints on Housing Demand
An interesting new paper published by economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York demonstrates the important role downpayment and wealth constraints play in shaping housing demand, particularly for lower-income homebuyers. Using survey data, the authors (Andreas FusterÂ and BasitÂ Zafar) employ a strategy to measure housing demand impacts that contrasts with the often-used, user-cost model […]