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Why 20% of Homeowners May Not Sleep Tonight

Why 20% of Homebuyers May Not Sleep Tonight Each year, approximately 20% of homebuyers fail to protect themselves by not getting owner’s title insurance. Unfortunately, this leaves them exposed to serious financial risk—causing endless worry and regret. If you’re thinking of buying a home, here’s what you need to know to protect yourself and your […]

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Honest Abe Lost His Home—Twice

Abraham Lincoln was born in a one-room cabin in Kentucky. His father paid $200 for the cabin and 300 acres. It wasn’t much, but it was home. However, the Lincolns didn’t have the right papers and someone else had a better claim to the land. At the age of three, Abe’s family packed up and […]

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Closing Time: 6 Steps Every Homebuyer Should Expect

Your long home-buying journey is almost over. You found the home you love, the seller agreed to your offer and now it’s time for closing. Of course, there’s a lot to think about right now, and the last thing you want is something­ to go wrong. So make sure you work with an experienced closing […]

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The Cost of Title Insurance is Worth the Investment

Whenever there’s an article in the news about title insurance, all too frequently there is criticism about the cost. This perception occurs because there are fewer claims with title insurance compared to other forms of insurance. The higher percentage of claims an insurance company pays should not be equated with the value and cost of […]

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3 Things Consumers Should Consider When Shopping for a Title Company

Purchasing a home is the single largest investment most consumers make in their lifetime. The American Land Title Association reminds consumers of the three most important things to consider when shopping for a title company. 1. The cost for title insurance varies across the United States and homebuyers need to make certain they have proper […]

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Title Insurance Provides Needed Protection When Refinancing Mortgages

Title insurance is essential to protect homeowners and lenders against any problems affecting the title to a home. Whether a consumer is purchasing a new or existing home, or refinancing, title insurance provides an underwriting service to mortgage lenders to ensure the borrower has clear ownership rights to the property, free and clear of any […]

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