What is actually insured under an Owners' comprehensive title insurance policy?
What is Covered under a Lender's comprehensive title insurance policy?
How much does it cost?
Why does someone need title insurance when they can rely on their lawyer?
When should I use title insurance?

The types of companies and individuals who could use title insurance as a risk mitigation tool are:

  • Purchasers of real estate for investment or occupation
  • Parties packaging either direct property income (as in a REIT) or portfolios of property securities (i.e. mortgages) for securitisation or bond issues
  • Parties seeking to acquire or take major shares in businesses with significant real estate on their balance sheets

Will you pay out to both the owner and the bank?
Does the owner need to do anything to prove title defects?
What happens if my property increases in value?
What sort of major title defects are uninsurable?
Do you cover illegal structures?
How do you settle claims? And how long does that take?



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