It’s finally here…Closing Day, and all of your hard work has paid off. At Highland Title + Escrow, we want your smooth settlement to be the conclusion of your home buying journey. That means your understanding of what is happening with your money is a top priority. Today, we would like to discuss … [Read more...] about What’s the ALTA Settlement Statement? A Breakdown for Buyers
At Highland Title + Escrow, we provide more than just smooth settlements. Today, we would like to share some knowledge about who owns a property when there is a trust or estate! Trusts and wills are documents used to legally protect and transfer assets, real estate in this case, to Beneficiaries … [Read more...] about Trusts & Estates: Who Owns the Property?
When you are buying a home, title insurance is often a topic that gets thrown into a closing packet...never to be thought of again…unless you work with us. During the process, Highland Title + Escrow will explain why it’s important to have title insurance. It’s a one-time fee that protects your … [Read more...] about Breakdown of Title Insurance: Standard Owner’s vs Enhanced?
It’s time for your closing, and you can’t be at the settlement table. Now what? There are options to keep the process moving forward, and a Power of Attorney (POA) may be just what you need. When a buyer or seller can’t attend the closing, using a Power of Attorney can be a possible solution. With … [Read more...] about Power of Attorney: How does it work, and what to do if you need one?
In June of 2021, something grand happened for the Highland Title team - a grand opening, to be exact. Our 16th settlement location opened in the James Building (formerly the National Bank of Herndon) in historic Old Town Herndon. While we always look for ways to serve the growing demand for … [Read more...] about Welcome to Highland Title’s Herndon Location!
We secure various types of insurance for many reasons, but most insurance policies protect us from incidents that may occur in the future. Title insurance is different. Be it owner’s title insurance or lender’s title insurance, these policies protect you from things that have already … [Read more...] about Why Do I Need Title Insurance?