Showing posts from May, 2016

10 Memorial Day Trivia Facts

As its name implies, the true purpose of Memorial Day is to honor the brave men and women who lost their lives in service to our country. With the establishment of Memorial Day as a federal holiday, however, its purpose has since expanded to also provide families with a much-needed opportunity to get away for a long weekend and make the most of their time together. Arrowhead Title, Inc. is here to help you spice up the conversation at your family’s dinner table with these little-known facts about Memorial Day Weekend. Interesting Facts About Memorial Day 1.   Memorial Day was born shortly after the Civil War, as soldiers and families honored those who lost their lives in the terrible battle. 2.   Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day, because soldiers and their families traditionally decorated the graves of fall soldiers with wreaths, flowers, and flags. 3.   Before being moved to the last Monday in May to ensure long weekends, Memorial Day was observed on May

4 Little-Known Aspects Of Title Insurance

Though it is irrefutably one of the most important types of insurance available on the market today, title insurance is still largely misunderstood (and underappreciated). In addition to providing this crucial service to homebuyers at the Lake of the Ozarks and surrounding areas, we have made it our mission here at  Arrowhead Title, Inc.  to educate our clients on the importance of title insurance and all that it provides. This week, we're sharing with you some of the lesser-known aspects of our field. 1. Title Insurance Protects Your Right To Use & Occupy The Land Most people know that title insurance is part of the closing costs associated with buying real estate at the Lake of the Ozarks (or anywhere else), but very few people truly understand what this insurance policy covers. Essentially, title insurance protects your (and your heirs') right to use and occupy the land as you intended. Depending on the specifics of your closing and the property's chain of

4 Things You Didn't Know About Buying A Home

Buying a house is a complex process, and one you should rarely venture into alone. Every house is different, with its own set of advantages and challenges. Even if you have bought a house before, you probably did not encounter all of the things that may be awaiting you the next time you prepare to buy a house at the Lake of the Ozarks . You should work with a real estate agent for guidance along the way, but Arrowhead Title, Inc. is here to help you prepare by filling you in on a few things you may not have been aware of previously. 1. Finding The Right Home Is Only Half The Battle When most people think about buying a house, they imagine browsing available homes online and touring different properties until they find the right one. However, finding the home is only half the process. There are still countless other factors that must be addressed - the loan application process, title search, property inspection, and property appraisal are just a few of the other factors that m

Magic Dragon Street Meet Nationals

WHAT: The Biggest Car Show at the Lake of the Ozarks! WHEN: Friday - Saturday, May 5-7, 2016 WHERE: The Historic Bagnell Dam Strip Calling all car enthusiasts! The Magic Dragon Street Meet Nationals is hitting the Lake this weekend - will you be there?  Photo from Magic Dragon Car Show 2016 With hundreds of vehicles of all makes and models, there is something for everyone at the Magic Dragon Car Show, including cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more. Thanks to its location on the Strip, participants will also enjoy countless other attractions including burger joints, bars, pizza, Thai food, t-shirt shops, souvenir shops, ice cream, frozen yogurt, candy shop, arcades, and more.  For your convenience, the team at Arrowhead Title, Inc. has compiled the schedule of events for you. The festivities actually started on Thursday with the High Aces Poker Run and they're continuing all through the weekend. No matter when/how you decide to participate, we