What Happens Before Closing?

As the final step in the process of buying or refinancing a home, the closing is a fairly simple yet important process. It requires lots of paperwork, signatures and a meeting with your real estate agent, title company representative and any attorneys involved. Closing is the act of officially gaining ownership of a property. A […]

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What Do Title Agents Really Do?

Whether you are buying or selling real estate, or if you are a real estate agent or a mortgage lender, you may wonder exactly what it is that title insurance agents do. After all, when you are at the closing table, the agent usually hands out a lot of complicated documents to sign. It is […]

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Why should you care about title insurance?

When buying a home, title insurance might be the last thing on your mind when  you’re going through the mortgage qualification process. But it’s actually one of the most important steps in home buying. Why is this, and why should you care? Title insurance protects you from defects in title, such as unpaid liens or […]

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