Title Insurance for Your Peace of Mind

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Buying a home may be the largest investment you make in your life. Before closing on the house, you will want to know that no other individual or entity has a right, claim or lien to the property.

A title insurance company does all the research to insure that a property has clear title. Making sure that a property is clear of all legal encumbrances is the job of a title company.

For a modest, one-time title insurance premium, you will receive continuous title insurance protection equal to the purchase price of the property or its current market value.

The title company performs an extensive search on the property's title history. The title insurance company can almost always identify any title problems and have these problems cleared-up before you close on the property.

Real Estate law is extraordinarily complex. Title companies make sure that all the T's are crossed and all the I's are dotted so you don't end up with a clouded title and legal problems. Your title insurance owner's policy will describe the property and outline the limitations on your ownership. It will also set forth the title company's responsibilities should any claim covered by the policy terms arise. Title insurance usually covers:

  • Contested title — This usually happens when someone who owned or even lived in the home before you claims to still hold an interest. If this happens, the title insurance company will defend your title and will cost you nothing.
  • Defective title — "Defective title" covers any number of problems with the title to your home. It can even include a "contested title". Defects are rare, but they can be very difficult, making the property inaccessible, unbuildable, or unsaleable. Many other complicated problems define "Defective title." The title insurance company will uncover these title problems, or should they miss them, protect you from financial loss - up to the amount of the policy.

The Mortgage Exchange Service LLC can answer questions about title insurance and many others. Give us a call: 703.255-5810.

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