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Baton Rouge, “The Capital City”, is headquarters to Baton Rouge Title Company, one of Fidelity National Title Group’s most dynamic title brands and real estate teams. Baton Rouge Title serves the residential and commercial real estate industry of Louisiana. Our title insurance operation includes teams that live and work in Baton Rouge and Prairieville.

Our Louisiana-based professionals work in all facets of the real estate industry, providing best-in-class real estate services to buyers and sellers in the area, as well as the real estate professionals, lenders, builders and industry partners that work alongside them. In addition to our commitment to the residents of Louisiana, we provide commercial services to investors who help keep our economy strong.

Discover what’s new and interesting in our backyard in the latest real estate news, provided courtesy of the Newsdesk.


The Latest Articles From the FNF Newsdesk:

Reverse mortgage: What it is and how it works
...for the appraisal and home inspection, a credit check, title search and title insurance, or a recording fee. Keep in mind that the interest rate for reverse mortgages tends to be higher, which...

S&P 500 Hits 2022 Low, Markets Dip For 6th Straight Day
...estimates even as prices for new homes fell. The volatility in the housing market could be an “indicator we are in the early stages of a recession,” Suffolk Construction CEO John Fish said in...

U.S. sales of new homes unexpectedly rise in a break from downturn
...representing a break in an otherwise rapid descent this year for a housing market still at risk of further deterioration as mortgage rates climb. Purchases of new single-family homes increased...

Housing Market Volatility Flashes ‘Early Signs’ Of Recession As New Home Sales Unexpectedly Surge
...Click on the conversation bubble to join the conversation Got it! Topline New home sales unexpectedly surged much more than economists projected in August even though same-day data showed...

What is a deed in lieu of foreclosure?
...may help the homeowner avoid some embarrassment and some costs associated with foreclosures. It is also possible that the homeowner’s credit will be less impacted compared to a full foreclosure...

Buyer’s market vs. seller’s market: What’s the difference?
...inventory remains low — particularly for affordably priced properties — rapidly rising mortgage rates are starting to balance out the market in many areas of the country. August 2022 marked...

Calabria is wrong on GSE support of single-family rentals
...incomplete understanding of the role single-family rental homes play in today's housing market. Much of the data Calabria cites in suggesting investors are somehow contributing to a "spiraling...

What are Native American-owned banks and how to support them?
...Alaskan Native. The latest available data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) shows that Native Americans are the most likely to be unbanked — having no bank account — of all racial...

New home sales bounce back in August
New home sales bounced back in August despite high prices and rising mortgage rates that have pushed some buyers away. Sales of newly constructed homes jumped 28.8% in August from...

US home prices climbed in July, but showed a 'forceful deceleration'
...climb in July. But the market showed signs of cooling as rising mortgage rates have pushed more prospective buyers to the sidelines. Home prices rose 15.8% in July from the year before, a smaller...