title insurance

 

Introduction

Short and sweet:  title insurance.  It's what we do best here at Landmark Abstract!  Under this blog category, you'll find a lot of articles about the subject, of course.

What Is Title Insurance?

Title insurance is protects you, your property, and your lender.  You and your bank have a financial interest in your property, right?  Your policy protects you from title defects and errors as long as you own your home. Read more about it here! We feel it's a necessary part of purchasing and owning a home.

Topics Guide

First, if you want more of a guide to learn more, we have a great post that lines up all our posts under this category.  Next, we grouped them according to basics to more advanced title insurance topics.  Read the guide here, and find the article you want!

Downloadable Resources

Our Downloadable Resources page is also a treasure trove of information for this subject, too.  Click on the link above to get started!  May we suggest this particular handout, as well?

Conclusion

Overall, title insurance is a vital part of purchasing and owning a home.  It protects your financial interest from problems that may pop up later down the road of home ownership.  Sure, you may find yourself questioning the cost, but your policy will give you peace of mind.

To conclude, title insurance give you security.  Why wouldn't you want that for you and one of the largest purchases you'll ever make in your life?  Also, if you'd like to know more and use us for your next settlement, contact us!

Understanding Title Insurance Endorsements

by: Jennifer Dixon

May 19, 2023 / Categories: Policy Information, Title Insurance

Introduction Understanding title insurance endorsements is an important part of the title insurance policy.  All that may show on the settlement statement at closing may be a string of numbers, but what do they mean?  Ask your settlement agent, but otherwise we want you to go in prepared.  What are endorsements? Endorsements provide coverage past a standard title insurance policy. Your property may only have

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Ultimate Title Insurance Topics Guide

by: Jennifer Dixon

December 28, 2022 / Categories: Articles, Title Insurance

Table of Contents Introduction Guide Level 1: The Basics of Title Insurance Blog Post Topics, Level 1: Title Insurance Basics Guide Level 2: Digging Deeper Into Title insurance Blog Post Topics, Level 2: Digging Deeper Guide Level 3: Getting Into More Complex Topics Blog Post Topic, Level 3: Complex Topics Conclusion Introduction Welcome to our Title Insurance Topics Guide!  Our experienced staff at Landmark Abstract

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Title Insurance Versus Attorney’s Letter

by: Jennifer Dixon

December 22, 2022 / Categories: Articles, Title Insurance

Table of Contents Introduction What We’ll Cover Title Insurance Attorney’s Letter of Opinion Watson v. Muirhead What’s The Issue With Attorneys’ Letters, Then? Conclusion Learn More! Introduction There has been much debate about title insurance versus an attorney’s letter. Many homebuyers are confused between the differences. Now, that is where this blog post comes in. An attorney’s letter of opinion offers a simple way of

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The American Dream of Homeownership

by: Jennifer Dixon

August 08, 2019 / Categories: Title Insurance

Across this great country, from sea to shining sea, the American Dream of homeownership is alive and well. The American Dream of homeownership is about being part of a community. It’s also about making the house you live in a great place to call home. Think of it: having backyard barbeques, children’s birthday parties, and neighborhood watch patrols. It’s about borrowing a cup of sugar

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How Does Title Insurance and Refinancing Work?

by: Jennifer Dixon

May 09, 2019 / Categories: Title Insurance

Is Title Insurance Necessary During a Refinance? Is title insurance needed to refinance your mortgage? That’s a good question. Homeowners want to refinance their mortgage for different reasons. For example, people want to take advantage of a lower interest rate, eliminate Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) or to cash out a portion of their home’s equity. Be sure! Title insurance is still needed for refinancing. No

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