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4 Questions to Ask Before Selecting a Title Company

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As a buyer, it will typically be up to you to select the title company you wish to handle your real estate transaction. Considering their close involvement in the process, it is important that you select a title company you know you can trust. OurLake of the Ozarks title companyis here to help you gather the information you need to make an informed decision.


Your title company will be intimately involved with your transaction process. The title company is responsible for:
Holding your earnest money check in escrowConducting a title search to make sure your title is free and clear prior to transferPreparing the title and deedIssuing a title policy to protect your right to use and occupy your landFacilitating the final transaction to ensure that all debts are paid and that the remaining funds are distributed to the appropriate parties As you interview potential title companies, asking these questions can help you judge their experience and capability.

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