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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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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Protecting Your Home With an Owner’s Policy There are two types of title insurance. The first is owner’s title insurance, called an Owner’s Policy. The second is lender’s title insurance, called a Loan Policy. To start, most lenders require a Loan Policy when they issue you a loan. The base amount of this policy is the dollar amount of your loan. It only protects the

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The Value of Title Insurance for the Cash Purchaser Owner’s Coverage – An Essential Option Here’s the story of a real claim from one of our underwriters. It stresses the importance of always purchasing an Owner’s Policy of title insurance with cash purchases. Cash purchases and title insurance go together and need to go together! Claim Summary Facts A $1.2 million owner’s title insurance policy

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Overcoming Owner’s Policy Objections When the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) requirements went into effect, lenders began issuing a new Closing Disclosure to homebuyers. This new form lists the Owner’s Policy of title insurance as an “optional” purchase. While an owner’s title insurance policy has never been required, this “optional” language may spur questions regarding the value of title insurance. Here are some common objections to

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