The following will familiarize you with terminology regarding Real Estate
Process of an Escrow
A diagram illustrating the process of an escrow.
What is Title Insurance
A title insurance policy protects a real estate owner or lender against any loss or damage they might experience because of liens, encumbrances, or defects in the title to said property, or the incorrectness of the related search.
Title, Escrow & Mortgage Terminology
To the unfamiliar, it can often confuse and bewilder. To help you better understand the language of real estate, the California Land Title Association has defined some of today's most common title, escrow, real estate and lending terms.
Reasons for Title Insurance
Title Insurance will protect you against a loss on your home or land due to a title defect. A deed or mortgage in the chain of title may be a forgery.