Frequently Asked Questions About Real Estate Law
What is title insurance?
Title insurance is a contractual arrangement entered into to indemnify loss or damage resulting from defects or problems relating to the ownership of real property, or from the enforcement of liens that exist against it.
What can affect the title?
- Mechanics’ lien
- Debts of descendants
- Estate taxes
- Restriction on use, including zoning and conservation issues
- Estate and federal laws
- Attachments and judgments
- Rights of others to use the property, including any access rights or easements