Why Title Insurance?
There is often times confusion between the terms "Settlement" and "Closing". Many people use those words interchangeably, however they both have their own meanings. Here is a summary of both.
- Buyer and Seller have signed and delivered all documents required.
- Buyer has delivered all funds required (excluding the new loan) as cleared funds such as a cashier checks or electronic funds transfer (EFT).
occurs after Settlement has been completed and when:
- The money for any new loan(s) has been delivered to the title company (settlement agent).
- The documents have been recorded in the county records.
It is important to understand the Escrow Process
(Settlement & Closing) and to know what to expect for title related costs
such as title insurance
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