A title insurance policy is typically acquired during the due diligence and closing stages of a real estate sale. This insurance protects the lender and the borrower from issues (and costs) associated with the home’s title. In this review, we take a closer look at title insurance and discuss when a policy is required to […]
What To Look For When Shopping For Title Insurance
Title insurance is a policy you purchase when you buy a new building or piece of property. It protects you against disputes about the ownership of the property or any other hidden problems with your deed. It can help you avoid the financial losses associated with the possible issues with a deed. This includes information […]
How To Perform A Title Search On A Property?
Even homes that have been in the same family for years could create title issues when the seller brings them to market. If you are considering a home purchase, it is important that you thoroughly vet the title of the home to ensure that no issues will arise later. A title search on a property […]
How Long Does It Take To Do A Title Search?
Unless you are the first-time buyer of a newly built home, any residence that is on the market should have a recorded history of events for the buyer to review. These events may include tax penalties, changes in ownership and possibly mechanic liens. If you enter a home purchase without first reviewing the history of […]
What Is A Home Title Lock?
Buying a home is the largest purchase that most people will make in their lifetime, therefore, protecting it should be top priority. Title insurance is a powerful tool to keep home buyers secure after their purchase, but other services such as title locks also exist to bolster that protection. How does a home title lock […]