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Title Insurance and Protecting Home Buyers
The Wall Street Journal  |  December 11, 2023

ALTA member Cecelia Adams, or RSI Title, submitted a letter to the editor to The Wall Street Journal explaining that without title agents, the process of buying and selling a home would be far more complicated for everyone involved.

Homebuyers Have Many Options. Let’s Make Sure They’re Aware of Them
HousingWire  |  October 30, 2023

There are a number of online resources that can help homebuyers navigate the process. The American Land Title Association, alongside our real estate industry partners, are committed to making transactions easier for everyone through consumer education efforts.

Title Companies Committed to Promoting Homeownership for All
HousingWire  |  August 23, 2023

The title insurance industry — alongside our industry partners — has made it a priority to help more Americans benefit from homeownership by making the process more affordable and accessible.

What Is Owner’s Title Insurance and Do You Need It?
Clark.com  |  June 27, 2023

Title issues don’t always show up during searches when you’re about to buy a house. An owner’s title insurance policy protects you if — down the line — your property rights are challenged by unexpected issues.

Title Insurance – You Need It!
Santa Barbara Independent  |  June 27, 2023

I’m buying the home I’ve rented for five years from my friend and landlord. It’s an off market, all cash transaction. Do I really need to purchase title insurance? I’m not even sure what it is. It seems like just another added expense.

What are Title Searches and Why are They Important?
Columnist 24  |  June 8, 2023

By understanding the purpose and benefits of conducting title searches, both buyers and sellers can make informed decisions and protect their interests when dealing with real estate transactions.

Attorney Opinion Letters Seem Far From Disrupting the Title Industry
HousingWire  |  April 19, 2023

HousingWire Editor in Chief Sarah Wheeler talks with reporter Brooklee Han about title insurance alternatives, including attorney opinion letters (AOLs) and how those are being received by the industry. During one part of the podcast, Han said, "The lenders definitely have to have a bit of an appetite for gambling, if they want to use this option or feel willing to accept an AOL in lieu of title insurance.”

Dave Ramsey Warns Homebuyers About a Crucial Pitfall to Avoid
The Street  |  April 19, 2023

Personal finance personality Dave Ramsey says when buying a home for the first time, there are many things to consider. "Always get title insurance. Always! If you're buying a piece of property that’s not a traditional subdivision-type lot, have a survey done."