Knight Barry Topics & News

A list of title industry resources, company news, and miscellaneous items related to Knight Barry.
Title Insurance Best Practices
These important standards ensure that lenders, consumers and investors have increased faith in their title insurance and settlement service providers.
Our Favorite Commercial Transactions of 2018
As we say so long to 2018, we want to recognize how remarkable the year was for the Knight Barry Title team.
Update on the WI Remote Online Notary Law
Wisconsin is on its way to passing laws permitting remote online notarization (RON), paving the way for 100% paperless real estate closings.
Happy Summer from Knight Barry!
Before the calendar gets too far into August, Knight Barry Title wanted to say that we hope you all had a great summer.
Expanding Our Reach in Florida
Knight Barry Title adds two more Florida locations.
Growing Again in the Sunshine State
Knight Barry Title Expands Footprint To St. Augustine
Welcoming Our New Office in Rhinelander
We are excited to add Northern Title and Abstract Corp., a single office, well-established operation in Rhinelander to the Knight Barry Title Group.
Knight Barry Title Arrives at the Pulse of Florida
Knight Barry Title Group is expanding into the self-described “pulse of Florida” after an acquisition in Deerfield Beach.
Growing Again In Minnesota
Title One Inc. has joined forces with Knight Barry Title to become one of Minnesota’s largest title insurance agencies.
Growing Again In Southwest Florida
With the acquisition of MLS Title in Fort Myers, we now have two offices in Lee County, Florida.
FIRTPA Changes in Wisconsin
Even though the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) was enacted in 1980, Wisconsin's standardized Offer to Purchase forms were silent on FIRPTA, that is until now.
What does "closing" on your house mean?
Buying a house is an exciting time and the more you know about the process, the more relaxed you'll be going through it.
Open for Closings in Florida
We are pleased to announce that Partnership Title of Pensacola, Florida has joined forces with Wisconsin-based Knight Barry Title.
KBT and AI in Real Estate
With the infusion of technology into our industry, Knight Barry Title is excited about what AI brings to real estate.
Millennials are flocking to Wisconsin
Millennials are flocking to Wisconsin and Knight Barry can help navigate the home buying process.
A Historic Day for Knight Barry
Our closer Liz Peetz just completed the first full-loan, paperless real estate transaction using Remote Online Notarization in Wisconsin!
Title insurance licenses shown on Closing Disclosure
Why is Knight Barry Title licensed and some title agencies not? The answer to this question and more...
Growing for Customers in Rock County
Knight Barry Title joins forces with River Title Company in Janesville, Wisconsin.
GUIDE Compliance Act
The Give Useful Information to Define Effective Compliance Act is a couple steps closer to becoming law. Read on to see how this affects the title insurance industry and consumers.
Blockchain & Title Insurance
Despite what you might have heard, Blockchain can be a good thing for the future of title insurance.
So you've decided to sell your home?
What you need to know about shopping for title insurance when selling your home.
Protect your Money
Ways to protect yourself from wire fraud schemes and what to do if you've been targeted.
Building a Strong Foundation
Knight Barry Title is excited to bring integrity, innovation and experience to our new Florida customers
The Buyer's Side
An explanation on how title insurance works for the buyer.
Building a Home
An explanation on how construction escrow works with the builder, title company, and lender.
Calculate your Closing Costs
Find a title rate estimate using one of our state calculators for WI, MN, MI, TX, and FL.
Welcome Michele Schmid!
Knight Barry Title welcomes Michele Schmid to the Milwaukee commercial team.
Rental Weatherization Repealed
The Wisconsin 2017 Budget Bill enacted September 21, 2017 repeals Wisconsin's Rental Unit Energy Efficiency program.
The Borrower’s Attorney Fee and KB-YO
Answers to the Know Before You Owe (KB-YO) disclosures
Closing Disclosures and Settlement Statements
A Lender's guide to closing disclosure and settlement statements.
Seller Closing Disclosure Form info
The three most popular questions from lenders with respect to closing documents and procedures.
Minnesota Spring Newsletter
Knight Barry Spring Announcements for 2018.
Knight Barry Heads West
We are pleased to announce that Knight Barry Title has joined forces with a well-known title insurance group in Minnesota owned by Chuck and David Bang.
For Sale by Owner
The steps you need to take once you accept a final offer when selling your own home.