The Escrow Department will likely be the same department that will cash and hold your insurance claims check. Don’t be surprised if your bank/lender actually place a hold on the check for up to five business days due to the protential for fraud given the number of mass losses that have occurred recently.

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If I were to tell you that you will be required by your lender {mortgagee} to give a Death Pledge to buy or refinance your next home would you might think twice and would you want to know more about to whom you were entering into a mortgage agreement with?

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Title insurance is quite possible one of the least understood types of insurance. The simple truth is because when you purchase your dream home you aren’t actually buying a lovely 3 bedroom Ranch or Victorian style home on a cul-de-sac in a quiet Raleigh neighborhood.

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Property Boundaries Fences should not be considered an indication of property boundaries. Legal property boundaries are demarcated by surveyor pins or stakes. These are typically 1/2″ to 3/4″ round iron pipes flush or buried slightly below land surface. Newer …

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