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Learn the Importance of Title Insurance!

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Title insurance may not be as well-known or as well-understood as other types of insurance, but it is equally (if not more!) important. Title insurance protects your property investments in the event that someone else decides to stake a claim on your personal property. Arrowhead Title is the best title agency at the Lake of the Ozarks, so we know that having an accurate, experienced title insurance company on your side can make all the difference. Read on to learn why title insurance is important and to find out some of the benefits you could enjoy by getting title insurance on your home.



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By purchasing real estate, you are actually purchasing the legal right to use and occupy the land. It sounds a little strange, but the title to your home is actually a title to the land. It can refer to your rights relating to the use and ownership of the land, or it can refer to the physical document (the deed) that declares you the rightful owner of the real estate.

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3 Tips to Get the House Ready to Sell!

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If you plan on selling your home at the Lake of the Ozarks, Arrowhead Title has a few tips to help you prepare your home and make the sale to the right buyer. As the best title company at the Lake of the Ozarks, we have a lot of experience in real estate transactions and the real estate world. Read on to learn a few of our tips, and call us with any questions you have about closing on your new home!


1) Clean House
Even though most buyers know that clutter will be long gone by the time they move in, it can make the house feel smaller and dirtier. Be sure to remove all your unnecessary personal belongings from the home to help convey a clean feel to homebuyers. 
It is also important to have your home cleaned very well when buyers come knocking. If someone looking for a new home for their family walks into a house with dingy stained floors, dusty furniture, and walls full of old nail holes, they may be turned off. Help give potential buyers the "warm fuzzies" about your home a…

Enjoy the Lake of the Ozarks' Natural Beauty at Eagle Days!

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Some say that the Lake of the Ozarks is just a summer destination, but they couldn't be more wrong! The Lake of the Ozarks is a beautiful place to live through every season with wonderful restaurants, activities, and attractions available year-round. 
As the best title company at the Lake, Arrowhead Title loves being part of the community, and one of our favorite events of the year is Lake of the Ozarks Eagle Days! Read on to learn more about this year's schedule and why we are so proud to be part of this great event. 

Lake of the Ozarks Eagle Days - Event Info
The very first live eagle program at the Lake of the Ozarks debuted in 1999 with less than 700 participants. Last year the event hosted almost 4,000 attendees! 
This is the 21st year that Ameren Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks Eagle Days has been at the Lake, and we are so grateful to be part of it. Several local businesses participate as event sponsors and the community members who attend all make this beautiful event…

Christmas and New Year's Events at the Lake!

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Arrowhead Title loves helping new homebuyers become a part of the community at the Lake of the Ozarks! We especially love it when someone moves here in time to enjoy the incredible holiday festivities the area has to offer. We put together a list of some of the Christmas and New Year's events going on around the Lake that we know you'll love. Read on to learn more and choose your favorites!


Celebrate Christmas Pictures with Santa at Stone Crest Mall December 21, 10:00am-1:00pm Stonecrest Book & Toy Store 3797 Osage Beach Pkwy Osage Beach, MO
Professional photographers will be available for a small fee to capture the magic of your little one meeting Santa and sharing their Christmas wishes!
LOZ Dance Presents The Nutcracker December 21, 2:00pm Camdenton High School Theater 100 Laker Pride Drive Camdenton, MO
L.O.Z. Dance presents The Nutcracker. Tickets will be available at the door for just $5, and 100% of the proceeds will go to the charitable organizations Shop With a Co…

9 Documents to Expect at Closing, Part 2

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Closing day is a date you've been looking forward to for a long time. All you have to do is get through a huge stack of legal documents without getting carpal tunnel! As the best title company at the Lake of the Ozarks, Arrowhead Title knows exactly what documents are coming your way. Last week we talked about four of the major documents you can expect on your closing date. Read on to learn about five more documents you will want to be ready to review and sign. Call Arrowhead Title for a team you can trust - we would love to help you prepare for and navigate the closing process!

5) Title Documents When you purchase your home, you are actually purchasing the right to the property. You won't technically own your home until it is paid off, but the title documents give you the legal right to the property. At this point in the closing process, the title has been thoroughly researched by the title company. During this search, any issues associated with the title should have come up.…

Get into the Spirit of Giving with Christmas for Kids!

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We interrupt the closing document series to bring you an incredible, exciting event coming up this weekend! Christmas for Kids is an annual charitable event at the Lake of the Ozarks that benefits underprivileged children in our community. The event is sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Ozark Coast, the Christmas for Kids Committee, and other Lake Area Businesses. Arrowhead Title loves serving as the best title company at the Lake of the Ozarks, but what we love even more is giving back to our community. Read on to learn more about this incredible event and why we are so honored to be part of it!


What is Christmas for Kids? 
Christmas for Kids provides gifts to underprivileged children who may not otherwise be able to open presents this year. Each qualifying child will receive two toys and a $15 gift certificate for the lake area resale shops.

Any additional funds leftover will be donated to charitable organizations around the Lake of the Ozarks area... CADV, Children's Learning Center, …

9 Documents to Expect at Closing, Part 1

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Closing day! It is a thrilling time when the house of your dreams is almost yours. Just a few - or a LOT - of papers to sign. As the best title company at the Lake of the Ozarks, Arrowhead Title knows exactly what documents are coming your way. Read on to learn the first four major documents you will want to be ready to review and sign on closing day, and call us for a team you can trust. We would love to help you prepare for and navigate the closing process!


1) Closing Disclosure
This is a document that is required by federal law for all home purchases, and it details the final terms of your loan. This includes the loan's APR (annual percentage rate), interest rate, projected monthly payment, closing costs, and payments due by both the seller and buyer at closing. The responsibility for the accuracy on this document lies with your mortgage lender. However, it is always a good idea to double-check the numbers to ensure they closely resemble the loan application that you agreed to …