Buying and selling a home is an exciting time, but there can be pitfalls for unsuspecting consumers . The American Land Title Association wants homeowners and sellers to be aware that criminals are using wire fraud schemes to steal money meant for home purchases or the proceeds from the sale of the property. Watch this video for four tips to protect your money and advice for what to do if you've been targeted by a scam.
When purchasing a home, homeclosing101.org can help consumers better understand the process. Add this link to your email or website, or post on your social media to help educate consumers about the benefits of title insurance.
The Home Closing Process and the Benefits of an Owner’s Title Insurance Policy
Buying a house is an exciting time and the more you know about the process, the more relaxed you'll be going through it. ALTA partnered with the Designing Spaces television series on Lifetime to explain to homebuyers the closing process and the importance of purchasing an owner's title insurance policy. The segment does a great job explaining how the work by title insurance professionals provides consumers peace of mind when purchasing a home.
The American Land Title Association (ALTA) created the Homebuyer Outreach Program (HOP) to help ALTA members easily communicate the benefits of owner’s title insurance with homebuyers, Realtors® and others. Use our more than 60 convenient resources whenever you are communicating with homebuyers, Realtors®, and your other real estate clients about the benefits of owner’s title insurance.