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Buying Commercial Property Securely

Buying Commercial Property Securely

Real estate transactions can be simple or a nightmare. However, the potential for drama goes up exponentially when we discuss selling or buying commercial property. Why? What are the differences? More than Two Parties Residential sales usually involve no more than two...

Do You Need Software Escrow?

Do You Need Software Escrow?

Have you heard the phrase “software escrow?” The best software usually comes from a team of clever computer science engineers. It’s an invention to the same degree that a new product is. Due to the increased necessity of quality software, it’s now vulnerable to theft...

Susan G. Komen More Than Pink Walk

Susan G. Komen More Than Pink Walk

This year, we registered for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure because we wanted to take action and be More Than Pink™. At Bay Area Escrow, we want to make an impact in the fight against breast cancer and need your help. Please consider making a tax-deductible...

Buying a Valuable Domain Name for Your Business

Buying a Valuable Domain Name for Your Business

Buying the perfect domain name is a great start for any business. But what if the domain name of your dreams (or business plans) is already owned by someone else? When you search for your favorite registrar for the domain you want, it may come up unavailable. This can...

Should You Use Escrow for Cryptocurrency Transactions?

Should You Use Escrow for Cryptocurrency Transactions?

Cryptocurrency transactions are new territory for many people. The smartest ways to use cryptocurrency, and safest ways to buy or sell with it, are all unfamiliar to most. But escrow is a solution that solves the risks of this tricky currency. Bitcoin and other...

Selling a Business in California in 5 Steps

Selling a Business in California in 5 Steps

If you’re thinking about selling a business in California, you’ll need to do some planning first. To start, you’ll need a clear understanding of your business’ competitive position. It may take effort to establish an appropriate price, and to investigate a buyer’s...

How Escrow is Protective When You Buy A Business

How Escrow is Protective When You Buy A Business

While many people start their own businesses, some prefer to buy already established businesses and simply take over. But buying a business isn’t the same like buying a home. It can be challenging to find a good business for sale. And when you finally do find one,...

True Stories of Fraud Prevented by Escrow

True Stories of Fraud Prevented by Escrow

The function of an escrow company could be summed up as “preventing chaos in your transaction”. When you’re working with escrow, you know that you’re working with a professional whose job it is to protect you. It’s true that some transactions will go smoothly with or...

Selling a Houseboat or Yacht

Selling a Houseboat or Yacht

If you’re selling a houseboat yacht, or other boat, you’ll want to attract buyers as efficiently as possible, and have a smooth transaction for the best available price. You may be wondering “What things can I do to make selling my boat as easy and lucrative as...