Washington Buyer and Seller Guide for Title and Escrow

Customer Service Verifies Legal and Vesting if Needed and Opens Order Title Officer Orders Search From Title Plant Searching Department Pulls Property Chain & General Index Searching Department Prepares Plat Maps Required Documents are Printed Examining Department Reviews all Chains and Recorded Documents Examining Department Preliminary Report/Title Commitment Deliver Prelim to Escrow and Lenders New Documents/Demands & Statement of Information Submitted to Ticor Title Escrow Authorizes Recording Documents Record & Encumbrances of Record are Paid Off Recording Department Writes Title Policy Policy Department Prepares Final Title Policy Title Policy Released to Client Title Officer Reviews Preliminary Report/Title Commitment 9 LIFE OF A TITLE SEARCH