Showing posts from April, 2019

69th Annual Dogwood Festival

If you've spent any time at the Lake of the Ozarks before, you know that there's always something fun to do for both locals and vacationers. Fundraisers, family-friendly attractions, and countless other events are always lined up for anyone and everyone who may interested. This weekend marks the return of one family-favorite annual event: the 69th Annual Dogwood Festival.  At Arrowhead Title , we support local events and have taken the time to provide information on this years’ Dogwood Festival, so that you and your family might decide to attend! Dogwood Festival in Camdenton, Missouri April 25-27, 2019 The Dogwood Festival is a weekend-long festival held every spring at the Lake of the Ozarks. With a variety of events geared towards people of all ages, this fun-filled event is anticipated by many and enjoyed by all. Events are held in a variety of locations around Camdenton, including the Camdenton Square, Camdenton Middle School, and the Camden County Museum. Attende

Understanding Title Insurance: 7 FAQs

Securing title insurance at the Lake of the Ozarks is a critical part of the home buying process. Unfortunately, title insurance is arguably one of the most poorly understood forms of insurance. In fact, although many homebuyers hear about it as they prepare to purchase their homes, they do not understand its true purpose - they simply accept it as a normal part of the closing costs.  Today, Arrowhead Title, Inc. is here to help by answering some of the frequently asked questions regarding title insurance. What is a Title? A title is a legal document that serves as evidence of an owner’s right to possess a property, whether that be a home, a commercial piece of property, or a piece of land. What is Title Insurance? Title insurance, as the name suggests, protects the title of your home.  Title insurance protects against various types of defects that may exist in the ownership of a home or property.  The difference between title insurance and other forms of insurance lies in t

Title Defects & Property Ownership Issues

Spring at the Lake of the Ozarks is a popular time to buy a property.  No matter what kind of property you are planning to purchase (residential, commercial, vacation, land), purchasing title insurance is a crucial step in the buying process. There are many different reasons you should purchase title insurance. Arrowhead Title, Inc , the Lake of the Ozarks most trusted title company is here to expand on one major reason that having title insurance is important –that there could be a defect in the title that you are not aware of. Here are some of the common title defects that can affect your property ownership. Errors in Public Records or Forgery of Documents Errors in the recording of information sometimes will occur at the County Clerk’s Office, or the former homeowners’ may incorrectly record information.  For, example, names can easily be misspelled. Errors and confusion can also result when there are quite a few documented former homeowners’ who have similar names or spe

FAQs: Property Liens

Are you curious about property liens and how they can affect you?  Let Arrowhead Title help answers some common questions in regards to property liens.  Property liens are fairly standard in the real estate business, so as a homeowner, or potential homeowner at the Lake of the Ozarks, this is an important factor that you should consider when purchasing a home.   In today’s blog, your Lake of the Ozarks title company will explain what a property lien is and how having a lien on your property can affect you as a homeowner. What is a Property Lien? A property lien is a claim on a residential property for the homeowner’s unpaid bills.  In other terms, it is a publicly recorded notification that a creditor claims the homeowner owes the creditor money for unpaid debt.  Before you can sell your home, you must pay off this debt or lien on your property. What are Some Types of Property Liens? There are several different types of liens that can affect your right to ownership of yo