Real Estate Library


Our reference library covers real estate from A to Z. Whether you need more information on title insurance, closing and escrow, 1031 property exchanges, or to access our real estate dictionary, we have the scoop for you.

Explore our residential library and the dozens of comprehensive articles we offer to help fill in all of the blanks in your next transaction. Peruse our publications to get the history on title, learn the closing process, follow the escrow disbursements or find out if a 1031 exchange is right for you. Check Out a Book!


Title Insurance Publications

Real Property, Real Title Insurance

For Your Sneak Peek Under the Policy Jacket; Check Out a Book!


Title Publications

It Put Us on the Map; All Over It.

Title insurance provides evidence of title and insures ownership of real property - the cornerstone to a safe and successful residential investment. Click on any of the following document links to learn more, or contact us.


Closing & Escrow Publications

Full Closing & Escrow Services

For Your Sneak Peek Into the Settlement Statement; Check Out a Book!


The Industry's Best in Escrow Settlements and Disbursements

Competent funds disbursements, purchase contract execution and property ownership transfer are essential to successful real estate transactions. Click on any of the following document links to learn more, or contact us.



Answers For All Your Questions

You've got questions. We've got answers!

Fill in the Blanks with Our Lexicon or Dive into the Details of a Property Exchange; Check Out a Book!


Real Estate Dictionary

Define it!

Are you overwhelmed by all of the industry terms? Do you have questions about something you've heard or read? We have answers. Open our Real Estate Dictionary and access definitions for hundreds of commonly used industry terms.

Find your answers in our Real Estate Dictionary or Contact Us.


1031 Property Exchange

1031 Property Exchange

Read, Learn... Exchange!

The sale of a business or investment asset can create a large tax liability. A properly structured tax deferred exchange under Internal Revenue Code §1031 allows businesses and individuals to defer the recognition of capital gains and other taxes associated with the sale. Read about our best-in-class Qualified Intermediary services through IPX for the proper acquisition and relinquishment of properties. Find your answers here in our 1031 Exchange Publications or contact us.


HUD Buyer Select

HUD is now allowing buyers to select their own Closing Agent.




**Once you have opened the selected form above, use the tab key to move through the fields that require entries to complete.

PLEASE SEND YOUR COMPLETED FORM AND/OR QUESTIONS TO:

swhudclosings@ctt.com OR leslie.shilka@ctt.com

CONTACT CMETRO'S HUD BUYER SELECT DEPT.


2000 W. Galena Boulevard, Suite 105
Aurora, IL 60506
Phone: (630) 892-2775
Fax: (630) 892-9241
Email: swhudclosings@ctt.com
Title ID#: CHICAG 0017
State License#: TI-04-5392

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