Tag: Standard vs Enhanced

Standard v. Enhanced: New construction

Part 5 of a series Too often we hear prospective homebuyers or real estate agents dismiss the need for owner’s title insurance coverage because the property is "new or in a newer development." In fact, nothing could be further from the truth...

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Standard v. Enhanced: Mechanic’s liens

Part 4 of a series As a homebuyer, you have the choice in the type of owner’s title insurance coverage. Throughout this series of comparing the two types of coverage (Standard Coverage vs. Enhanced Coverage) you have observed that the primary...

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Standard v. Enhanced: Building permits

Part 3 of a series So you’ve just completed the purchase and closing on your new “fixer-upper” home. Now it’s time to hire an architect and spend countless hours planning for a new addition to the family room. You submit an application for...

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Standard v. Enhanced: Real estate taxes

Part 2 of a series In my view, the most underrated insuring provision of the Enhanced owner’s title insurance policy relates to real estate tax assessments occurring after the transfer of ownership. The Enhanced policy we offer through...

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Standard v. Enhanced: Land survey matters

Part 1 of a series As a homebuyer in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia, you have a choice between two types of owner’s title insurance coverage — Standard (Limited) Coverage or Enhanced Coverage. When deciding on which coverage,...

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Title insurance Q&A

What will standard title insurance cost? Standard Owner’s Title Insurance premium is based on your purchase price. Enter your purchase price and answer a few other questions here to obtain an instant quote for the cost of both standard and...

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