Buying or selling a home is often the most important and expensive decision you’ll ever make. Once the deeds and mortgage documents are signed, the property is yours, so you think…but it may not be!
A title search is a detailed examination of the historical records concerning a property...These records include deeds, court records, property and name indexes, and many other public documents. The purpose of the search is to verify the seller's right to transfer ownership, and to discover any defects or encumbrances on the title: Learn more about Title Search.
Title insurance is an insurance statement of the condition of your "title" or ownership of a particular piece of property. It protects you from damages and expenses incurred beause of title defects such as:
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An escrow is an arrangement wherein a neutral third party, called an “escrow agent” is appointed to hold legal documents and funds on behalf of a buyer, seller and lender... Learn more about how an escrow works.