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Understanding the Role of a Title Commitment

If you’ve recently signed the purchase agreement on your first property, you might find yourself a little overwhelmed with some of the terms that can arise during the sale. Understanding the terms that arise is an important part of making sure you fully comprehend everything you’ve agreed to and avoid trouble later on. One of the more confusing items that new home buyers encounter is called a “title commitment.” This can also be called a “title report.”

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Three Title Nightmares When Buying a Home

If you’re going through the process of purchasing a new home, you know what an exciting and intense time it can be. If you’ve been ready to move since the moment you set eyes on your dream home, it’s easy to feel impatient with the closing process. But there’s a reason it takes some time to get your home processed. A title error that gets missed can cause you serious headaches down the road.

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Getting Title Insurance for Your Foreclosure Purchase

Buying a foreclosure can be a great way to get a good deal on a home. Whether you’re purchasing a home to live in or you’re looking for a property to flip, a foreclosure can offer incredible savings. However, with a foreclosure, you have to be more careful to make sure your title is completely clean so no problems arise down the road.

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The Most Common Types of Real Estate Fraud to Look Out For

When it comes to big business, there’s always someone out there trying to take advantage of honest people. This is true in every line of business, but especially when it comes to real estate. Unfortunately, even when you’re careful, dodgy characters are sometimes lurking about with sketchy motives who will do anything to turn a quick profit—even theft.

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What Happens When A Missing Heir Shows Up?

Imagine you’ve just closed on the house of your dreams when you learn that the sale is being contested by a long lost relative of the previous owner. It sounds like the plot of an Agatha Christie novel: The Case of the Missing Heir. But if a missing heir shows up to stake a claim to a property you’re purchasing, the mystery can turn into a horror story very quickly. Fortunately, with title insurance, that scary story can have a happy ending.

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Top Title Insurance Myths

Most types of insurance cover the insured in case of future disaster. For example, auto insurance covers you in case of an automobile accident. Health insurance protects you when you get sick. And renters and homeowners insurance protect you in case something should happen to your home. But title insurance works to protect buyers and sellers from past problems that can affect the property’s title.

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How Public Record Errors Can Cause Home Buyers Grief

When you’re buying a home, the last thing you want to think about is something going wrong that could put a hitch in your plans. A new home purchase should be an exciting time where your biggest worries are whether you should put up wallpaper or fresh paint.

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What Are the Most Common Title Problems

Whether you are a proud, new homeowner purchasing your first-ever family home, or an investor, you want the process to go smoothly. However, the history of a home can be complicated. When unexpected problems arise with the title, Liberty Title can help. We use our expertise in title search, title insurance, and title escrow to help protect your investment. Read on to learn about the most common title problems and how we can help you when they arise.

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How Title Insurance Protects Your Investment

Whether you are buying a home for your family or as a financial investment, you need to make certain your investment is protected. Title insurance protects you against problems that may arise from the recorded or unrecorded documents of a property. At Liberty Title, we specialize in providing protection so your investment is completely safe against title issues. We’ve put together this guide to help you understand how title insurance safeguards your investment.

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What Does My Title Insurance Policy Cover?

When you’re buying a home or other property, you want to ensure everything goes smoothly, from bidding to the last signature in the closing process. At Liberty Title, our expertise in title insurance safeguards you against unforeseen title problems that may arise.

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