50 Things Title Insurance Can Protect You From

Your home is an hugely important part of your life. Not only is it a safe place to live and raise a family, it's a major financial asset. With so much invested in your home, it seems only right that you should protect it in every way you can. Title insurance is a great way to protect your home from unforeseen hazards that can threaten your ownership of the property. Title insurance cannot protect your equity and your home from matters that do not appear in the public records, but an owner's title insurance policy at the Lake of the Ozarks CAN protect you from a vast array of potential hazards.

50 Things Your Title Policy Can Protect You From
  1. Documents executed under false, revoked, or expired powers of attorney.
  2. Conveyances by an heir, devisee, or survivor of a joint estate who attempts to attain title by ill-gotten means.
  3. False impersonation of a true land owner.
  4. Deeds which appear absolute, but which are held to be equitable mortgages.
  5. Undisclosed heirs.
  6. Deeds by minors.
  7. Improperly recorded legal documents.
  8. Forged deeds, mortgages, wills, releases of mortgages, and other instruments.
  9. Prescriptive rights in another not appearing of record and not disclosed by survey.
  10. Forfeitures of real property due to criminal acts.
  11. Failure to include necessary parties to certain judicial proceedings.
  12. Real estate homestead exceptions.
  13. Defective acknowledgements due to improper or expired notarization.
  14. Special tax assessments.
  15. Corporate franchise taxes as liens on corporate real estate assets.
  16. Issues concerning unlawful takings by eminent domain or condemnation.
  17. Gaps in the chain of title.
  18. Claims by creditors of decedent against property improperly conveyed by heirs and devisees.
  19. Mistakes and omissions resulting in improper abstracting.
  20. Deeds by persons falsely representing their marital status.
  21. Improper modification of documents.
  22. Misinterpretation of wills and ancillary instruments.
  23. Rights of divorced parties.
  24. Conveyances in violation of public property.
  25. Federal estate and gift tax liens.
  26. Inadequate legal descriptions.
  27. Probate matters.
  28. Conveyances by undisclosed divorced spouses.
  29. Intestate estates.
  30. Duress in execution of wills, deeds, and instruments conveying or establishing title.
  31. False affidavits of death or heirship.
  32. Issues involving delivery of conveyancing instruments.
  33. Utility easements.
  34. Deeds and wills by persons lacking legal capacity.
  35. Community property issues.
  36. Errors in tax records.
  37. Issues concerning the rightful conveyances by corporate entities.
  38. Lack of jurisdiction or competency of persons in judicial proceedings.
  39. Demolition and substandard building liens.
  40. Adverse possession.
  41. Administration of estates and probate of wills of missing persons who are presumed dead.
  42. Interests arising by deeds of fictitious parties.
  43. Issues of rightful possession of the land.
  44. Deeds and mortgages by foreigners who may lack legal capacity to hold title.
  45. Issues concerning interests noted in financial statements filed under Uniform Commercial Code.
  46. Legal capacity of foreign personal representatives and trustees.
  47. Conveyances and proceedings affecting rights of military personnel protected by the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Rights Act.
  48. Issues involving improper marital status.
  49. State inheritance and gift tax liens.
  50. Issues concerning adoption of children.

Questions? Contact Arrowhead Title For More Information!
The field of title insurance is vast and complex, but it does not have to be daunting if you have the right title company on your side. Arrowhead Title, Inc has been proudly providing professional title services at the Lake of the Ozarks since 1984. We hope you'll keep us in mind for you all your title insurance needs!

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