Written by attorney John Alvin Hay III

Title Insurance: What’s with this “Shortages in Area” - Residential

When buying residential real property in Texas, purchasing an Owner's Policy of Title Insurance (Owner's Policy) protects for what is most people’s largest life investment. The following is a brief description of one of the least expensive and best ways to be sure and improve the coverage.

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All of the additional coverages described here are valid, along with your Owner’s Title Insurance Policy, for as long as you or your heirs own the property. An approved survey of the property is required to obtain the additional coverages discussed here and this may also include the addition of additional exceptions to the Title Commitment.

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