An abstract of title is the condensed history of all relevant deeds, mortgages, other instruments and legal proceedings which may have affected a particular parcel of real property through the years.
How far back in time can an abstract of title go?
Our title reports can go back only a few years or all the way back to the sovereign when the property was originally deeded from the government.
How long does it take to complete an abstract of title?
In most cases, we can guarantee a 48 hour turn time. Due to the recording systems of certain counties and the breadth of the requested search, it may occasionally take longer. In those instances, we will notify you up front that there may be a delay.
Do you guarantee title or offer title insurance?
No, we do not guarantee title or offer title insurance. However, we strive to notify you of any possible issues, and to date, none of our clients have ever had their lien priority affected due to an erroneous title report. The information provided is based off of that which is correctly indexed in the county records office. Unrecorded instruments may nevertheless affect title in some situations.
What are some of the hidden risks?
– Marital status of owner incorrectly given
– Undisclosed heirs
– Mentally incompetent or minor grantors
– Fraud and forgery
– Defective deeds
– Confusion due to similar or identical names
– Errors in records or clerical work
Do you provide legal advice?
No, we do not provide direct legal advice; however, we work closely with various law firms that focus on these areas of the law. They frequently provided affordable advice to our clients on how to address real or potential title issues, and we would be happy to put you in touch with them.
How can I get more information about your title products or services?
Call us at 210-704-1067 and ask for a sales representative or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and a company representative will contact you.
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