Thursday 7 February 2019
Posted by:  12:45 PM CST

Regarding Section 1031 of the Tax Code, the tax reform laws enacted in the beginning of 2018 kept the use of 1031 Exchanges for tax deferral when commercial and investment real estate properties are sold but eliminated the use of 1031 Exchanges to obtain tax deferral when personal property is sold.

Tuesday 4 September 2018
 11:14 AM CST

Determining how to take title to your property is a major decision.  Sole Ownership, Tenancy by the Entirety, Corporation, Trust, Community Property, Tenancy in Common, Life Estate, or Joint Tenancy with Right of Survivorship are different ways to hold title.

Sunday 6 May 2018
 11:48 AM CST

Runkel Abstract & Title Company is a proud sponsor of Homes for Heroes.  Firefighters, law enforcement, military, healthcare workers, EMS and teachers save when they buy, sell or refinance a home.  

Tuesday 17 April 2018
 9:25 AM CST

Our new logo has been designed to show 91 years in business.

 11:29 AM CST

A real estate contract may require the buyer to provide an earnest money deposit to show the seller their sincerity in purchasing a property.

Tuesday 24 October 2017
 9:05 AM CST

The Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) has issued updated guidelines regarding the Weatherization Program that is set to expire effective January 1, 2018. DSPS is already phasing out the procedures for processing Stipulations, Waivers, and Certficates of Compliance.  DSPS will discontinue the Rental Weatherization database on November 11, 2017.

 9:19 AM CST

Whether you are purchasing a home or selling a house, knowing what to expect and being prepared at the "closing" can help eliminate stress and result in a pleasant experience.

 4:00 PM CST

Sue Stoltz has worked at Runkel Abstract & Title Company for 40 years.  We celebrate her dedication and hard work over the last 40 years.  

Monday 19 June 2017
Posted by:  8:00 AM CST

A power of attorney (POA) is a written authorization to act or represent another in their personal dealings.

 10:52 AM CST

While companies may have spam filters and antivirus software, spam and phishing emails can still slip through employee inboxes. Email recipients are the most critical element in preventing an attack. Here are some tips on how to identify the authenticity of a questionable email.