As Realtor® I highly recommend and suggest clients to get Home Owners Title Insurance

Goal is MAKE SURE ALL OF MY CLIENTS ARE PROTECTED

As Realtor®, so I know that buying a home can be overwhelming for my clients. Homebuyers can feel confused and frustrated by the mounds of paperwork they have to sign. Plus, the fees associated with closing can sometimes be overwhelming even to an
experienced buyer.
Owner’s title insurance is one of those items often misunderstood by homebuyers at
closing, yet its value is tremendous. As an important advisor to my clients, I am in
a position to help homebuyers understand the value of owner’s title insurance and the
dangers that can be incurred without it.

HOW IT PROTECTS
Say, for example, client recently purchased a new home from a builder, but the builder failed to pay the roofer. Wanting
to be paid, the roofer filed a lien against the property. Without owner’s title insurance, my client would be responsible for paying
this existing debt. This is just one example of how owner’s title insurance protects homebuyers from various significant risks.

ENDURING VALUE
The good news is that owner’s title insurance protects homebuyers legally and
financially, as long as they own their home. For a low, one-time fee, homebuyers can restnassured, knowing they are protected against
existing debts or claims to their property.

A Guide for Home Buyers

A Guide for Home Buyers

Posted on October 15, 2019 at 11:23 am
Anil Aggarwal | Category: Buyers Check List | Tagged

Buyer’s Closing Checklist

The day has finally come and it’s time to close on the purchase of your property. You will need to bring the following to the closing:

  • Funds For Closing. If you need to bring cash to the closing, you must bring to closing a bank or certified check PAYABLE TO YOURSELF for the balance of the figure shown on line 303 on your HUD-1 Settlement Statement: Cash From Buyers. This is for fraud prevention, and you’ll endorse the check over to the closing attorney at the closing. The closing attorney should provide you with this number at least 24-48 hours prior to closing. Accordingly, if you need to move funds around from investments accounts, etc., do so well in advance of the closing, and be prepared to make a bank run to obtain that bank/certified check!
  • Homeowner’s Insurance Binder. At closing, you need a homeowner’s insurance binder showing the first year premium paid. If you are purchasing a condominium unit, you will need to provide with the Master Insurance Binder, and depending on the type of loan you use, you may need an HO-6 policy covering the interior of your unit. The closing attorney will typically get an insurance binder ordered ahead of time, but this should be on your “to-do” list.
  • Your state issued driver’s license with picture or other picture identification. Some lenders now require a second form of i.d. Your closing attorney will advise you of this.
  • If a sale of your present home is required by your new lender, you must bring the HUD-1 Settlement Statement and a copy of the Deed from that transaction.
  • Good Faith Estimate. You should bring the Good Faith Estimate of closings costs that your lender originally provided to you during the loan application process. That way, you can ensure that the final closing costs match up to those originally quoted to you.
  • Draft HUD-1 Settlement Statement. You should have received a preliminary HUD-1 Settlement Statement from the closing attorney’s office. Due to lender delays, it is not uncommon to receive this the night before or the morning of closing, although this is obviously not ideal. Compare the prelim HUD to the HUD you are signing at the closing table.
  • Your Smile. Yes, bring your smile. It’s a happy day, and despite all the tumult and stress you are finally purchasing your home!
Posted on August 6, 2019 at 3:26 pm
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