Showing posts from November, 2016

Lake Area Christmas For Kids 2016

The Christmas season is a magical time of the year, filled with beautiful lights, enticing packages, amazement, and wonder. Children and adults look forward to Christmas all year long, filled with anticipation over what this year's festivities will bring. Sadly, there are millions of children all over the world who will not get to celebrate a wondrous Christmas. These less fortunate children (including thousands in the Lake Area alone) are lucky to simply have food to eat on any given day. For these children, the prospect of getting gifts for Christmas may not be much more than a far-off dream. That's why the Kiwanis Club of Lake Ozark and multiple businesses come together every year to host one of the biggest and best charity events of the year: Lake Area Christmas For Kids. As a proud supporter of this great event, Arrowhead Title, Inc. is here to fill you in on all the details for this year's festivities. Lake Area Christmas For Kids Lake Area Christmas For Ki

Deciphering Common Title Terms: Part 2

The title industry is vast and complex, with a unique vocabulary all its own. Last week, Arrowhead Title, Inc. took it upon ourselves to help you decipher some of our industry's terms so that you can feel more confident as you navigate your real estate transactions. This week, we're continuing the conversation with some additional terms you are likely to encounter while selling or buying property at the Lake of the Ozarks .  Common Title Terms - Explained Quiet Title A quiet title suit is a legal process designed to cancel and/or "quiet" unenforceable claims that have created a cloud on a title . Restrictive Covenant / Restriction A restrictive covenant is a limitation of the use of a specific piece of property. It may be imposed by deeds or other documents that appear within the chain of title. Settlement Also referred to as "closing" or "close of escrow," a settlement is the time during which the sale of a piece of real property is

Deciphering Common Title Terms: Part 1

The title industry is one of the most complex industries pertaining to real estate. Title experts use an extensive vocabulary riddled with terms unique to our industry, and it can be overwhelming and confusing to lay persons seeking title assistance for the first (or even the second or third) time. At Arrowhead Title, Inc. , we recognize the challenge this type of language barrier presents. In an effort to overcome these communication difficulties, we are dedicating this week's blog to defining some of the title terms used in most transactions. Common Title Terms - Explained Abstract of Title An abstract of title is a summary of all the public records pertaining to a specific piece of property. In order to be considered legally valid, it must be prepared by a licensed abstractor. Adverse Possession Adverse possession is the process wherein someone may legally claim ownership of a piece of property if they have occupied it for a certain number of years. Certificate of T

Issues To Resolve BEFORE Selling Your Home

The decision to sell your home is a big one that should not be taken lightly. Your home is likely your greatest financial asset, and you'll want to be confident that you are maximizing your investment. Under the right circumstances, selling your home can be a great way to improve your financial situation. In order for this to happen, two primary conditions need to be met: The market should to be in a favorable position for sellers - that is, there should be an abundance of interested buyers. All potential issues that may hinder the sale of your home should be addressed before it is listed. Our Lake of the Ozarks title company is here to help you maximize your investment by ensuring that these conditions are met before you sell your home. Getting The Market In A Favorable Position Let's cut to the chase. As a homeowner, there is little you can do to impact the condition of the housing market. However, you can (in many situations) choose when to sell based on t

Title Services at the Lake: A Cut Above

Arrowhead Title, Inc. is proud to be a trusted title agency at the Lake of the Ozarks . We have been serving the Lake Area since 1984, and in that time we have helped hundreds of customers and developed many fantastic customer relationships. This week, we want to share with you some of the things we believe make us unique in the title industry at the Lake of the Ozarks . Absolute Accuracy When it comes to real estate and title matters, accuracy is absolutely essential. Even one small oversight or error could cost a homeowner hundreds (or possibly thousands) of dollars. In order to protect our clients' current and future interests, our title experts conduct every transaction with the utmost precision and accuracy. Community Involvement The Lake Area is famous for being a major tourist destination. Underneath a surface of thousands of tourists and second homeowners, however, there lies a close-knit community of individuals who make the Lake their home year-round. We are hon