When and where can I purchase title insurance?

Owners title insurance is purchased through a title company at the point of transferring…
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When and where do I get my final proceeds check as a home seller?

The proceeds check or wire is disbursed upon close of escrow, after the escrow officer…
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Do I need to continue to pay my monthly mortgage payment during escrow?

Yes, you, the home seller, need to keep your mortgage payment(s) current throughout…
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If the builder of my home already has title insurance on the property, why do I need it again when I purchase the land?

A title policy insuring the builder does not protect you the homebuyer. Also, a great…
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What is a drive-thru closing?

An emergency type of real estate closing, developed during the COVID-19 crisis to…
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What is title insurance?

Title insurance is the policy of protection against loss if any of the problems covered…
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What is credential analysis?

A process by which a principal’s government-issued identification card is validated.…
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How does title insurance protect an investment if a claim should arise?

If a covered claim is made against the property you own, title insurance will, in…
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What is biometric technology?

The use of technology to identify a person based on some aspect of their biology,…
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What is communication technology?

Defined by Section 14A of the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA) in 2018…
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What is a customer satisfaction (CSAT) score, and why is it important in the mortgage, title, real estate, and settlement services industries?

Customer satisfaction (CSAT) is a survey methodology that measures customer satisfaction…
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What is a service level agreement (SLA)?

A service level agreement (SLA) is a commitment between a service provider and a…
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