The Difference Between a Title and a Deed

To most people, the words ‘deed’ and ‘title’ are interchangeable. But there are actually major differences between the two that are important to understand before you start the process of a real estate transaction. What is a Deed? A deed is the actual physical, legal document that confirms ownership of a property and typically has […]


Top 3 Real Estate Title Issues

Real estate transactions can be exciting for all parties involved, but without proper research and protection, you can find yourself on the bad end of a title issue that could challenge your rights as a homeowner. Here are a few of the most common real estate title issues and what you can do to protect […]

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What You Need To Know About Property Liens

What happens when a property owner cannot pay back their debts or fail to pay taxes? Property liens. Though many have heard of them, few know exactly how they work, how to get rid of them, and even how a smart investor can profit from them. What is a Properly Lien? In short, a lien […]

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Public Record Errors & Title Insurance

Public record errors can leave a significant impact on your home’s title. Moving into a new home should be one of the most exciting moments in your life. You have worked hard for it, searched high and low for that dream house, and now, it is all yours! At least, it should be, but what […]

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Why Title Insurance is an Essential Business

Late last week, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker authorized Executive Order 2020-10 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This effectively issued a stay-at-home order, outlined social distancing behavior, and declared essential businesses that would remain open. The order took effect Saturday March 21, 2020 at 5:00PM and lasts through April 7, 2020. Fortunately, title insurance companies […]