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By Rochford Law Posted on July 30, 2021 at 12:16 PM

Benefits to Working With a Title Company in Nashville

Any direct sale of property often requires the assistance of an inspector, realtor, and lawyer. People who try to handle everything themselves often become overwhelmed if they don't have the right background knowledge or experience. You'll get the most benefit from the services of a title company if you are selling or purchasing a property.

Considering all the legal and paperwork requirements, a title company can help protect both buyers and sellers. A title company facilitates the transaction while also protecting the lender.

Here are some of the top reasons you may need to hire a real estate title company:

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Topics: Title Insurance

By Rochford Law Posted on July 23, 2021 at 12:02 PM

What You Should Know About the Title Company You Choose

Real estate buyers should consider title insurance when buying new property. As a requirement of your mortgage, you might be required to have title insurance - what's called a lender's policy.

Regardless of your situation, you have options when it comes to purchasing title insurance. Making the right decision is crucial because the right title company can keep your title in good standing, and prevent future problems.

There are plenty of title companies that can provide a variety of these essential services. A thorough and experienced real estate lawyer and title company will first provide a deep search of public records for any potential issues with the title. After that, they’ll offer insurance that will cover certain types of issues that could potentially arise in the future.

Here’s what you should ask your title company:

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Topics: Real Estate Title, Title, Title Insurance

By Rochford Law Posted on November 23, 2020 at 7:00 AM

What Are Title Fees?

Fees are an often misunderstood aspect of closing on a real estate purchase. There are a lot of various items that factor into the overall cost, and it can be difficult to keep track of everything that is included.
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Topics: Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Law, Real Estate Lawyer, Real Estate Title, Title, Title Insurance

By Rochford Law Posted on November 16, 2020 at 7:00 AM

7 Questions to Ask Your Title Insurance Company

Title insurance is an important consideration when buying a new piece of real estate. Perhaps you will be required to purchase title insurance by your lender as a stipulation in your financing — what’s known as a lender’s policy. Or maybe you’ve decided to invest in an owner’s policy to protect you moving forward (or both).
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Topics: Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Law, Real Estate Lawyer, Real Estate Title, Title, Title Insurance

By Rochford Law Posted on October 26, 2020 at 7:00 AM

How a Title Company Helps with Refinancing

Many lenders are dropping their interest rates to entice prospective homeowners to hop into the market. This makes it a great time for renters who have been thinking about making their first purchase to start looking at properties.
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Topics: Buying A Home, financing your house, Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Closing, Real Estate Title, Title, Title Insurance

By Rochford Law Posted on October 6, 2020 at 12:28 PM

What Is a Title Search?

Closing on a property involves a large stack of documents. And while all of these documents are important to the process, there are a few that deserve particularly close attention.
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Topics: Buying A Home, Nashville Real Estate, Nashville Real Estate Attorney, Real Estate Title, Title, Title Insurance

By Rochford Law Posted on December 12, 2018 at 10:54 AM

Understanding Title Insurance Underwriting in Tennessee

Title insurance protects the buyer and lender from financial loss in the event of title defects. After the completion of a title search, buyers frequently purchase title insurance to protect them in the event a issue arises that threatens their ownership of the property. Unlike, other insurance policies, you pay for your title insurance once and usually during the closing process.

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Topics: Real Estate Title, Title, Underwriter, Title Insurance

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