The purchase of a home is often the largest single financial investment many people may make in their lifetime. The importance of fully protecting such an investment cannot be overly stressed. A basic home ownership protection essential to the security of the home is safe, sound, reliable title insurance.
The title company will search and examine the public records to investigate information surrounding title to the property. The title search is used to create a Preliminary Report provided to the lender or purchaser before closing, and reveals the following:
The title company is involved in the real estate transaction almost from the time the purchase agreement is signed, through and beyond the closing. Working mostly behind the scenes, but always in close coordination with real estate agents, escrow officers, lenders, and legal counsel, the title company strives to carry out an important, complex procedure in an efficient and professional manner.