Aestar – A Checklist to Settle

Aestar LLC supervises the sale transactions, verifies legal documents, and insures real estate titles.

Aestar LLC is a different title company.  Aestar offers knowledge to protect consumers: buyers and sellers.

Before you spend a fortune, you want to choose a reputational title company, pay the one-time fee for your owner’s title policy, AND require your title company to certify completing the checklist: 1. Public Record – Not only do you want your title company to clear the past records but also certify to record yours. 2. Lien – You must demand all liens cleared. 3. Illegal Deed – Assure your owner’s title policy cover the risk. 4. Heir – Assure your owner’s title policy cover the risk. 5. Forged Document – Assure your owner’s title policy cover the risk.6. Third Party Claim – Assure your owner’s title policy cover the risk.7. Easement – You want your title company to explain all the easement that affects your title and your enjoyment of quietness. 8. Land Survey –  If you give up the survey before settlement, make sure that your owner’s title policy has survey exception.  Otherwise, assure your owner’s title policy cover the risk. 9. Will – Assure your owner’s title policy cover the risk. 10. False Impersonation – You choose a responsible reputational title company to settle and assure your owner’s title policy cover the risk.

Contact me should you have further questions or if you want the checklist.

Flora Kan, Licensed Title Producer/Notary Public

*This column is not legal advice and should not be acted upon without obtaining your own legal counsel.

Jonathan D. Kan, ESQ. is admitted to practice before the Court of Appeals of Maryland in 2017. Mr. Kan graduated as a Juris Doctor of University of Baltimore School of Law, Maryland, in 2017, concentrating on criminal, trust and estate, and real estate laws. Mr. Kan has published the Aestar Blog since 2015. He co-founded Aestar LLC in 2013. Mr. Kan has been a licensed title producer, settlement agent, and notary public serving the Maryland and Virginia states since 2013.

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