~ Things to Know About Title Insurance ~
Title insurance protects the holder from any losses sustained from defects in the title. It is required by
most mortgage lenders. Here are five other things you should know about title insurance.
- It protects your ownership right to your home, both from fraudulent claims against your ownership and
from mistakes made in earlier sales, such as mistake in the spelling of a person's name or an inaccurate
description of the property.
- It's a one-time cost usually based on the price of the property.
- In South Carolina the buyer usually pays for the policy.
- There are both lender title policies, which protect the lender, and owner title policies, which
protect you. The lender will probably require a lender policy.