WHAT IS AN ABSTRACT   OF TITLE?

Adam R. Schellhase
 

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Commercial and Residential Real Estate

  • Business and Corporate

  • Estates and Trusts

CONTACT INFORMATION

An abstract of title is the history of a title tied to a particular parcel of real estate and is found at the County Recorder's Office.

It is a summary of all conveyances and encumbrances affecting the property.  

WHAT DOES A TITLE SEARCHER DO?

Adam R. Schellhase
 

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Commercial and Residential Real Estate

  • Business and Corporate

  • Estates and Trusts

CONTACT INFORMATION

Title searchers have the expertise to recognize public documents which constitute liens on real estate, including mortgages, judgments, assessments, taxes, tax warrants and other types of liens, as well as restrictions which affect property rights such as easements, leases, covenants and numerous other matters.

DO I NEED IT?

Adam R. Schellhase
 

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Commercial and Residential Real Estate

  • Business and Corporate

  • Estates and Trusts

CONTACT INFORMATION

Yes! Certification by the abstractor states the information is complete and accurate. This information is needed for the preparation of a policy of title insurance for the parcel of land.

ABSTRACT OF TITLE VS TITLE INSURANCE?

Adam R. Schellhase
 

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Commercial and Residential Real Estate

  • Business and Corporate

  • Estates and Trusts

CONTACT INFORMATION

An abstract of title summarizes the various instruments and documents affecting the title to real property, whereas title insurance is a comprehensive indemnity contract under which a title insurance company warrants to make good a loss arising through defects in title to real estate or any liens or encumbrances thereon.

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