Showing posts from January, 2016

3 Scenarios When You NEED Title Insurance

We have talked in great detail about the many different types of hazard title insurance can protect against, but some of these concepts can be hard to integrate. You've heard that title insurance protects against unknown heirs and unauthorized signatures, for example, but do you know what that really means? This week, your trusted title company at the Lake of the Ozarks is here to help you understand how title insurance can protect you with these simple, concrete examples. Scenario #1: Purchasing A Home In An Invalid Sale A title search and title insurance can protect you from buying a home that the seller is not authorized to sell. Perhaps the supposed "sellers" aren't actually owners of the property, but renters who are looking for a way to (illegally) make some money. Or perhaps the seller purchased the home fifteen years ago with his spouse. Though they may have been divorced and out of contact for several years, if his ex-wife's name is on the deed

What Makes Title Insurance Unique?

Title insurance is possibly one of the least-understood forms of insurance, but that does not mean it is any less important. There are several factors that set title insurance apart from other forms of insurance, which is perhaps why title insurance is so poorly understood overall. This week, your trusted title company at the Lake of the Ozarks is here to identify some of the things that set title insurance apart and how these factors can benefit you. Title Insurance Protects Against Future Hazards How does your car, home, or health insurance work? These types of insurance offer financial compensation after an accident has occurred , such as a car wreck or a flooded basement. Title insurance, on the other hand, protects you by preventing accidents from occurring in the first place . The title search that is conducted before a title insurance policy is issued works to uncover potential hazards before they have a chance to become problematic. Our focus on risk elimination gi

The Importance Of Title Insurance

Performing a title search and securing title insurance are crucial components of buying a house at the Lake of the Ozarks . Buying a home is a big undertaking (not to mention the largest investment you will probably ever make), so it's important to make sure your efforts are protected. Title insurance can help you do just that. Why Do You Need A Title Search? Before you close on your new home, we will conduct a title search to uncover any outstanding liens or other complications that may pose challenges down the road. Examples of these types of complications may include: Errors in public records Unknown or undisclosed liens against the property Forged documents or signatures Unknown easements These things (and others) can threaten your ownership or enjoyment of your land, so it's important to uncover any issues before you close. This way, you will be able to resolve them before your new home becomes legally yours - and if they are unable to be resolved, you

Proud Sponsors of Eagle Days 2016!

The Lake of the Ozarks is an amazing place to live all year long. The countless family-friendly activities ensure that there is always something to do or see. This week, Arrowhead Title, Inc. is proud to support one of these great annual events: Lake of the Ozarks Eagle Days! Photo Credit: Lake of the Ozarks Eagle Days - Event Info Back for their 16th year, Eagle Days 2016 will be held Saturday, January 9th and Sunday, January 10th . Events on Saturday will run from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, and events on Sunday will run from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM.  For up to date information on this great event, like Eagle Days on Facebook . Free Family Fun At The Lake! Photo Credit: Eagle Days is one of the most popular winter events at the Lake. Live eagles, turkeys, owls, and hawks will make appearances, promising an event that is both fun and educational. Children and adults alike will get to learn about these majestic birds and their natural instincts in the