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All About Our Services

When purchasing real estate at the Lake of the Ozarks , it’s essential that you have a quality title agency backing your transaction. As the best title and escrow company at the Lake of the Ozarks , Arrowhead Title works diligently to provide you with the most dynamic solutions for every aspect of your transaction. Accurately and transparently analyzing records of the property to effectively minimize your risk. Read on to see how we can assist with your real estate needs at the Lake. Title Insurance When purchasing real estate, you are purchasing the title to the property – the right to occupy and use the land.  That title may be limited by rights and claims asserted by others, which may limit your use and enjoyment of the property and even bring financial loss.  Title insurance protects against these types of hazards.   Title Reports The title report may be issued for a property you are interested in but are not purchasing.   It does not provide any insurance but does provid

Tips about Escrow Services for Realtors

As the best title company at the Lake of the Ozarks , Arrowhead Title takes pride in the level of service and value we provide not only our clients. We promptly communicate with all needed parties throughout every step of the real estate transaction to ensure transparency and to help build strong relationships. In this week’s blog, we’re going to be discussing escrow services at the Lake of the Ozarks and give a few tips to help realtors in selecting the right title and escrow company. The Value of Referrals As you mingle with other realtors, bankers, and other people in a related industry, it’s likely that you’ll overhear or be told about escrow companies they’ve worked with. You’ll get the good, the bad, and the ugly and be able to know which escrow companies would make a great partner for your future transactions - and those to steer clear of. Communication About Escrow is Critical The subject of escrow can be a confusing and stressful topic for buyers and sellers. So, en

Just the Facts: 1031 Exchange

 As the best title company at the Lake of the Ozarks , Arrowhead Title strives to educate our clients with title and real estate knowledge to help in the decision-making process. We find that our clients appreciate and are welcoming to the information to assist them in making these important decisions confidently. In this week’s blog, we’re going to be talking about 1031 exchanges – a strategic investment tool that can help savvy investors build wealth. What is a 1031 Exchange? A 1031 exchange is a “like-kind” investment strategy where investment property is swapped for anther. This allows savvy investors to defer capital gain taxes (until cash-out) and build wealth. The IRS Section 1031 mandates that only “like-kind” investment properties can be swapped, limits use with vacation properties, has certain time frames, and tax implications. The Rules for Depreciable Property When swapping property that is deemed depreciable by the IRS, it can trigger what’s called a depreciation

Closing Documents in Detail

The best title company at the Lake of the Ozarks , Arrowhead Title, takes pride in providing the utmost closing and escrow services to our clients seeking real estate at the Lake. We also educate our clients throughout the process to ensure they can make decisions with confidence. In this week’s blog, we’re going to be talking about the pertinent documents you’ll find at your real estate closing at the Lake of the Ozarks. Read on to learn more! Closing Disclosure (CD) A closing disclosure is a document that includes the final details and terms of your loan transaction. Reviewing this document thoroughly is essential to ensure that all fees (and who is responsible to pay them), cash-to-close, interest rate, amortization, and payment dates are accurate. Your mortgage company and title agency will have ensured these balances before it gets to the closing table, but it’s wise to give it a review before signing to avoid any clerical errors that may have occurred. The Note Also know