Ticor Tech Tip – Why should I choose Ticor Title over a new “Start-Up” Title Company?

Title Insurance is a great value providing peace of mind. You only pay your Title policy premium once, but your policy is good for as long as you own your home even transferring to your heirs. Ticor Title is part of the Fidelity National Financial family of companies and an industry leader in claims paying ability.  We will be here when you need us whether it is this year or 100 years from now. 

A few questions to consider when choosing a Title Company.

Q.) How long have they been around?

A.) Ticor Title was Title Insurance and Trust Company, often called “TI” , opened for business on January 15, 1894. Ticor Title is a member of the Fidelity National Financial, Inc. family of companies. FNF is a leading provider of title insurance, mortgage services, and diversified services. In financial strength and claims-paying ability, Ticor Title and FNF consistently receive high marks. FNF is ranked #402 in the 2019 Fortune 500 list.

Q.) Should I be concerned about the claims paying ability of my title insurance provider?

A.) A Title insurance provider’s claims paying ability is determined by the amount of reserves held to pay claims. Due to the state of the real estate market over the last 4 years, a title insurer’s claims paying ability has become more critical as the number of claims filed have sharply increased. Ticor Title and FNF have claim reserves exceeding $1.5 Billion.

Some of the feedback we have received regarding the digital closing methods used by less established Title Companies can be challenging at times especially when urgent communication is required for a particular transaction. At Ticor Title we are ultra-communicative and readily available to answer any questions or concerns. Our employees are committed to providing our customers with a level of satisfaction that is unparalleled in the title insurance industry. Based on our experience and expertise, we are confident that you’ll see the difference. 

To find out more about our Strength and History follow the link below. 

Ticor Tech Tip – Protecting against Wire Fraud begins with startSafe

Buyers and sellers desire a secure and simple way to start their real estate transactions. When you choose to work with Ticor Title and startSafe™, buyers and sellers can safely begin their real estate transaction, share preferred contact methods, and review WireSafe wiring instructions without relying on potentially unsecure email inboxes.

Learn what to expect with the new, more secure digital opening experience. Watch the informational video by clicking on the link below.

Ticor Tech Tip – What You Should Know about Buying Your Home in 2019

Because most consumers purchase title insurance only a handful of times in a lifetime, questions do arise when the time comes to purchase a property. What is Title Insurance and why do you need it? Title Insurance is the Most Effective, Most Accepted and Least Expensive way to Protect Property Ownership Rights.

Questions to consider

  • What is Title Insurance?
  • Why Should I Purchase Owners Title Insurance?
  • How Long Am I Covered?
  • What Does Owner’s Title Insurance Cost?

Follow the link below to read the answers to all these questions and more valuable information.

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Ticor Tech Tip – Addressing your questions on For Sale By Owners.

When it comes time to sell your home, you may have thought about listing it as a For Sale By Owner (FSBO). But there are many important factors to consider before taking on this responsibility.

Preparing the home, setting the price, marketing & advertising, qualifying buyers, negotiating, setting appointments and navigating the closing process are all part of a successful real estate transaction.

  • Are you equipped to set the correct price for the home?
  • Are you prepared with an optimal advertising strategy and budget?
  • Do you have the ability to negotiate the sale?
  • Are you prepared to qualify potential buyers?
  • Are you familiar with the closing process?

Click the link below to read the answers to all these questions and more valuable information.

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