First American Title has always lead the title industry in innovative and useful resources. Lately they have been promoting a very nifty product they call Head Start Portfolio. It is a collection of information that allows a real estate broker to receive a large amount of information regarding a particular property. [/caption] In the past, a real estate broker had to navigate several websites and make several phone calls to collect this amount of information. Now, with the a click the mouse or by scanning a QR code, she can request the portfolio from the good staff at First American’s Property information Division in Portland. Real estate brokers often use the information in the Portfolio to help them in consultation with home-sellers, in order to arrive to the best market positioning in this competitive market.
The Head Start Portfolio includes items such as:
- Site and assessment data
- Open deeds of trust including Notice of Default (if recorder)
- Zoning designation
- Statistical neighborhood report
- Covenants, conditions, & restrictions (if applicable)
- Property-specific utility contacts