Showing posts from September, 2019

3 Tips on How to Choose a Great Closing Date!

If you have the option to choose your closing date, there are a few things you’ll want to take into consideration first. As the best real estate closing company at the Lake of the Ozarks , Arrowhead Title has important tips to help you navigate the closing date selection process. Give our experts a call with any questions you have about your closing – we are happy to help! How Long Between the Offer Date and the Closing Date? Buying a home requires a very different process than any other kind of purchase. From the time your offer is accepted, it can take 4-6 weeks to officially close on your home. Sometimes it can take even longer if title issues arise. (Get title insurance through Arrowhead Title to help protect against these!) This is because the underwriting and title search processes have to be very thorough. These extensive searches help uncover any issues that may arise for the lenders on your credit or for you on your title. Give yourself at least 30 days from the offer

Title Reports: What They Are and Why You Need One

Buying a home can be a confusing and intimidating process. Arrowhead Title is here to calm your fears and help you through some of the more complicated aspects. We are the best title company at the Lake of the Ozarks , and our experts are always happy to help wade through the legal jargon you may find in the documents involved in your home purchase. One of those documents is the title report. Many people aren’t aware of how important this report is to the purchase of your home. Today’s blog is going to cover the basics of a title report and why you will be happy you hired Arrowhead Title for your search. What is a Title Report? A title report is a document that includes the legal history about the home you want to buy. Sometimes it is called an “abstract of title” instead, but they are the same document. Title reports are compiled by your title company (that’s us!) from an in-depth search of public records. We will search using multiple different factors in order to ensure

Make the Most of Summer’s End at the Lake of the Ozarks!

Fall is knocking at our door, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to start hibernating just yet. Finish out your summer with several great events going on around the Lake of the Ozarks through the rest of September.  Arrowhead Title has put together a list of some spectacular events taking place by area, so, get out there and enjoy all the Lake has to offer near you! Photo Credit: FunLakeMO LAKE-WIDE 13th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Bikefest September 11th-15th Going on now! Bikefest is a Lake-wide event including area bars, restaurants, parties, vendors, and concerts. You may even be the lucky winner of a custom Harley Davidson motorcycle! NORTH Wonderland Camp 50th Anniversary Open House September 14th, 11:00am – 4:00pm Wonderland Camp 18591 Miller Circle Rocky Mount MO 65072 Wonderland Camp is celebrating its 50th anniversary! The open house will include food, beverages, tours, and live music. Lak

Are You Ready to Buy a Home? Review These 3 Crucial Tips to Find Out!

Are you a first time home buyer at the Lake of the Ozarks ? The process is exciting and well worth the effort when you can finally relax in your very own home - and paint the walls! But it can also be intimidating if you haven't been through it before. As experts in the title industry, we have several tips on what you need to know before  buying a home at the Lake of the Ozarks . If we can answer ANY questions about purchasing a home at the Lake of the Ozarks, please give us a call. 😊 Evaluate Your Finances  Explore your finance options first if possible.  Buying a home is a huge investment; we all know this. But what you might not realize is how much you will want to have prepared upfront. A standard down payment is typically 20% of the purchase price. That means if you're buying a home for $180,000, then your down payment will probably be $36,000.  There are certain kinds of home loans that will allow you to put down a smaller amount - in some cases as