Title Protects highlights stories from around the country that show the benefit and worth of an owner's title insurance policy. Do you have an article to share on the worth of the land title insurance industry? Email it to ALTA's manager of public affairs, Wayne Stanley.
|September 24, 2015
Title Insurance an Essential Part of Your Home Purchase
St. Louis Post-Dispatch | September 23, 2015
Bill and Sue Jones were sitting down for dinner when there was a knock on their front door. Bill was surprised to find a process server at the front door who served him with legal papers. The Jones were being sued by the estate of William Black, who was claiming an ownership interest in their home. Bill and Sue were completely surprised because they bought their home from Bob Green, a real estate speculator, not from William Black. In fact, they had never heard of him.
|June 4, 2015
Title Insurance: A Friend in Deed
The Wall Street Journal | June 3, 2015
There are titleholders in beauty pageants, spelling bees and boxing matches. But only one title matters when buying a home. ALTA President Diane Evans NTP and ALTA board member Dan Mennenoh provided information about the value an owner's title insurance policy.
|April 16, 2015
Man Discovers Property Has Multiple Owners
He is one of five people that have deeds to the property
An Edinburg man wants to know who built a horse arena and a playground on his property. County records show the deed history to his property is a mess.A total of five people have deeds to the property. The question is who is the actual owner and how did it happen? There is a simple solution that could have prevented this whole mess.Attorney Raul Mora wrote up most of the paperwork for the warranty deeds. The attorney said he is not responsible for the mess. All he did was write up the paper work for the warranty deed. Mora said this all could have been avoided if Hernandez filed for something called title insurance. He did not get the insurance.