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Our Buyer Resources

  • What Happens After Closing

    Helpful tips about filing for homestead, DMV requirements, receiving the recorded deed, loan payments, and more.

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  • Title Insurance

    Buy with confidence! Here are 7 reasons why EVERY homebuyer needs Owners Title Insurance

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  • First Time Homebuyer FAQs

    Do I need an Owner’s Policy? How much do I need to bring to closing? Homebuyers have questions, we have answers!

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  • Reasons to Purchase a Survey

    Why is your neighbor mowing your lawn? Click here to read about how to protect your property lines.

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  • Tips For a Timely Closing

    Read these helpful tip sheet helps stayed informed of the closing process informed and avoids closing delays.

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Cover for the important people in your life

An Owner’s Policy of Title Insurance provides you with peace of mind by removing the hidden risks of acquiring a piece of property whose legal history is unknown to you.

Homebuyer’s Guide

This comprehensive guide will help buyers understand what to expect through every step in the real estate transaction

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Rent or Buy – You Decide

See how much rent you are paying over period of 5 to 30 years and read about a few advantages to buying a home.

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Home Comparison Chart

This Home Comparison Chart can help buyers remember the homes they visit and narrow the choices

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  • What is Title Insurance?

    *Video content courtesy of our underwriter, First American Title Insurance Company.

    Title Company To The Rescue

    When a property is financed, bought or sold, a record of that transaction is generally filed in public archives. Likewise, records of other events that may affect the ownership of a property, like liens or levies, are also archived. A title company searches these records to find – and remedy, if possible – several types of ownership issues.

  • Will You Be Protected?

    *Video content courtesy of our underwriter, First American Title Insurance Company.

    Title Insurance and Ownership

    Your home might be new to you, but every property has a past, and issues within that past could affect your ownership rights. Find out how an owner’s policy of title insurance can help protect your investment.

  • Abraham Lincoln Lost His Home…Twice.

    *Video content courtesy of our underwriter, First American Title Insurance Company.

    Importance of Title Insurance

    Abraham Lincoln is well known for being our 16th president and a resident of Illinois, but his story starts in Kentucky—where he was born and from where his family was forced to move due to land title issues.

  • The Flamingo Invasion

    *Video content courtesy of our underwriter, First American Title Insurance Company.

    Get Owner’s Title Insurance (Tale 1)

    Penelope’s life was in perfect order, until her neighbor Edna moved in. Not only did their styles clash, but so did their understanding of the location of true boundary line that separated their properties. Now Edna’s latest construction project interferes with Penelope’s ability to enjoy the investment she made in her prize garden.

  • Rock Star Protection

    *Video content courtesy of our underwriter, First American Title Insurance Company.

    Get Owner’s Title Insurance (Tale 2)

    After Janie cashed in her life savings to purchase the home of her music idol, she later discovered that her ownership rights were in question because the seller wasn’t the real Mickey Rose. He was an imposter who took the money and ran.