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The Most Common Methods of Holding Title to Your Home

April 7, 2017

Choosing the best method to holding title to your property.

One of the last things most buyers think about is how to hold title to their new property. Unlike personal property, real estate is titled to convey ownership. This real estate ownership can take several forms, each of which has implications on how ownership can be transferred. It’s always best to consult your real estate and title professionals before deciding the best way to hold title to your home. To help with the decision, here are the most common methods of holding title. Read More

What is Title Insurance?

December 7, 2016

The purchase of a home is often the single largest investment people will make in a lifetime; therefore, the importance of fully protecting such an investment cannot be over stressed. Title insurance is protection which assures that the rights and interests to the property are as expected, that the transfer of ownership is smoothly completed and that the new owner receives protection from future claims against the property. It is the most effective, most accepted and least expensive way to protect property ownership rights. Read More

Why FNT?

December 7, 2016

Fidelity National Title’s National Commercial Services division has more than 165 years of underwriting experience. Our centralized team of industry experts provides commercial and industrial developers, builders, lenders, attorneys, and other real estate professionals with reliable, integrated, high-liability services nationwide. Read More

Three Criteria to Consider When Shopping for A Title Company

December 7, 2016

Settle on the right title insurance for you by resourcing the right title company.

You’ve done your homework, signed the right documents, and now it’s time to close on your house! As purchasing a home is the single largest investment most consumers make in their lifetime, and not the easiest one at that, it’s critical to consider the right title company to make the closing smooth and stress-free.
In many cases, the buyer will choose the closing agent. However, if there is a title company whom you trust, you can add that into the contract and let them handle the finer details of closing. Read More

Is Title Insurance Necessary When Refinancing a Home?

December 6, 2016

What you need to know about title insurance for a refinance.

For those who are buying their first home or refinancing their fifth, title insurance is a must. The choices that you make around buying and financing a property are some of the biggest that you’ll ever make, so it’s important that you protect yourself, your investment, and have quality protection in place. This is where title insurance comes in handy, even when you’re refinancing! Read More