Title insurance usually protects against errors or omissions in deeds, mistakes in examining records, fraud, forgery, undisclosed heirs and spousal claims. Ultimately the policy protects the owner and lender from the possibility that the seller (or previous sellers) couldn't rightfully sell the property.
What happens during the appraisal?
Earnest Money Tips
When you negotiate a purchase agreement with a seller, you'll be asked to put down earnest money. Earnest money is a deposit that shows the seller you're serious. And like any money that you plan to use to purchase your home, you'll be asked to "source" your earnest money.
What are Points?
Comparing Closing Costs
What the heck is APR?
What's in a Zestimate?
A Zestimate is simply what it implies, an estimate of a home's value. The Zestimate is not an appraisal. It's not an estimate of value from a local real estate professional. And it can't always be trusted.