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Residential & Commercial Real Estate Services

Our Role In Your Real Estate Transaction

  • Working with the Broker and Lenders
  • Review and implementing the terms of the Contract of Sale
  • Dealing with Home Owner Associations
  • Reviewing the survey
  • Dealing with property condition disclosure and warranties
  • Review of and insuring title
  • Coordinating early/post occupancy
  • Conducting the closing
  • Attending to post-closing matters

Impotant Documents For Your Real Estate Transaction

  • Abstract of Title (a/k/a Search): Complete history of the property
  • Property Survey: map outlining the boundaries, buldings, locations, fences, etc.
  • Property Deed: docwnent transferring the property from one person to another
  • Existing Mortgage: complete with all contact information for each lender (Satisfaction of Mortgage if the mortgage has been paid off)

Important Reasons to get Owner’s Title Insurance

Your Policy May Cover:

  1. Forgery of a covered document
  2. Fraudulent execution of a deed or other covered document
  3. Undue influence exercised over the grantor
  4. False impersonation by someone purporting to be the owner of the property
  5. Undisclosed or missing heirs
  6. Wills not properly probated
  7. Misinterpretation of wills and trusts
  8. Mental incompetence of a grantor of a deed
  9. Transfer of title by a minor
  10. Heirs born after the execution of a will
  11. Incorrect legal descriptions
  12. Non-delivery of deeds
  13. Deeds executed under expired or false powers of attorney
  14. Confusion due to similar or identical names
  15. Dower or curtesy or homestead rights of spouses of former owners
  16. Incorrect indexing of the land records
  17. Clerical errors in recording legal documents
  18. Delivery of deeds after the death of the Grantor