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Real-life Title Problems

Real-life Title Problems

Title defects are common; title insurance can protect you When you have your heart set on a property — maybe it’s a house with the sun-soaked deck you’ve always dreamed of, or the bright, open kitchen with the elegant island — it’s hard to even imagine that something like a title problem could get in…

Four Ways Technology is Improving the Signer Experience

Four Ways Technology is Improving the Signer Experience

Technology has infiltrated seemingly every part of our lives, making it easier for us to manage our household needs, conduct our professional obligations and organize our personal lives. So it stands to reason that technology is driving change for title companies as well. The outcome: the work that has to be done when buying and…

Buyer Beware: Online Mortgage Companies

Buyer Beware: Online Mortgage Companies

Weighing online versus traditional mortgage options Imagine being able to get a loan for hundreds of thousands of dollars, just by typing in a few things on your phone? What if you could get approved for a million-dollar loan at the click of a button on your laptop? Turns out, many people are looking to…

Three important ways title insurance differs from other types of insurance

Three important ways title insurance differs from other types of insurance

Whether within the family, the business world or the political realm, insurance is a common topic of conversations. And nearly always, they center on auto, homeowners, health or liability coverage. Title insurance, in the meantime, exists in the background: out of sight out of mind. There’s a good reason for that; title insurance differs greatly…

What’s the difference between implied easements, express easements and prescriptive easements?

What’s the difference between implied easements, express easements and prescriptive easements?

Easements are among the most common issues discovered in a title search and one that sometimes doesn’t come to light until after you buy a property. That’s because often there’s no written record of an easement, making title insurance that much more critical when purchasing real estate.   What’s an easement Typically, an easement allows…

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