Title in a Nutshell

What Buyers Need to Know About Title*With terms like “Torrens,” “warranty deed,” “ALTA,” “registered property abstract,” etc., title is no one’s idea of scintillating. However, problems with a home’s title — the document that shows you are the legal owner — can be every bit as expensive as a defective roof or cracked foundation. In...
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Title Insurance Traps

Title Traps Can BiteForeclosure BuyersThe potential traps that lurk for Buyers procuring title work, especially for foreclosures, reminds me of a favorite attorney joke (I’m allowed to tell them because I am one, albeit non-practicing). When a neighbor charges that the attorney’s dog bit him, the attorney first denies it. When he’s shown photos of...
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