Title Insurance: What is it? And why you should get it!
Title insurance protects your actual ownership of the property, your “title” to the property.
Your “title” is your legal ownership of the property and in what manner you might own it. The title to the property is a written document, an agreement between the Buyer and the Seller that is filed or “recorded” with the city or county, or state.
Like all written documents and chains of evidence, there are people managing these steps.
And where there are people, there are chances for accidents to happen.
Title insurance provides protection for Buyers when there are errors or even outright fraud.
For most people, a home purchase is the largest investment of your life. Protecting that ownership is crucial.
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