November 4, 2019
Why Do I Need Title Insurance When Purchasing a Home?

Whether you’re an agent looking to protect your clients, an investor hoping to flip a property, or a new homebuyer eager to purchase your first house, title insurance is a necessary service that will minimize the risk of your investment.

June 13, 2019
What is a 1031 Exchange?

Real estate transactions involving 1031 exchanges are becoming increasingly common here on the Emerald Coast, but they can be a bit confusing as the Internal Revenue Code has evolved in recent years. An understanding of 1031 exchanges is likely to come in handy in a future real estate transaction.

January 13, 2019
Behind the Scenes - Closing Process

A closing (also known as settlement) is the final step in executing a real estate transaction. What does the title company do to prepare for the closing?  Let’s find out. There are four parts to the closing process; information gathering, title research, document preparation and, disbursement. Information Gathering Initially the closing process is information gathering […]

October 24, 2018
Wire Fraud: More Common Than You Think

WE ALL have heard the words “cyber fraud”, “wire fraud”, “email phishing”.  We all think, “This would never happen to me.”  Wire fraud happens more often than you think.

October 18, 2018
What is a Survey?

A survey is typically performed to locate the boundary corners of a piece of property to show the owner the extent of their property. Besides boundary lines, a survey will define any overlaps, gaps, or gores, any rights-of-way, easements, or abandoned roads, encroachments, overhangs, or projections, cemeteries, access, ingress, and egress. A survey will always […]

September 24, 2018
Informed and Proactive Listing Agents

We're sharing the most common situations we see that delay a closing and how they can be avoided with a well informed and proactive listing agent.

August 27, 2018
What is a Title Policy Endorsement?

What is an endorsement? A title endorsement is an addition or limitation of coverage that is attached to the title insurance policy; it adds or changes the terms of the policy. The following are the ONLY legal Loan Policy endorsements in the State of Florida:

August 15, 2018
Protect Your Most Important Asset

Emerald Coast Title Services offers the superior protection of the Homeowner’s Policy of Title Insurance, delivering more complete risk coverage, which translates to greater peace of mind for homebuyers. Buying a new home is one of life’s most gratifying experiences and might be the biggest investment you will ever make. As you approach closing day, […]

August 6, 2018
The Importance of Real Estate Attorneys in Your Title Company

The process of buying and selling a home is quite complex. Many states require that real estate transactions are closed and insured by attorneys because many components of real estate conveyance are considered the practice of law.

Emerald Coast Title Services, LLC
Personalized Real Estate Closing Services along the Emerald Coast since 1983
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