After over a decade of helping home owners navigate complicated title problems, I began wondering: how would I guide someone on how to do your own title search?
Performing a title search and solving title problems becomes a complex matter quickly, but being able to do a preliminary title search empowers home owners and real estate professionals by giving them insight towards potential problems.
By understanding what is involved in a title search and performing the basics on your own, you can begin to understand what steps to take to get to a clear title.
Before we jump into these tips, we have a disclaimer:
Doing your own title search involves some complicated steps, and if you’re unfamiliar with the process we always recommend working with a specialist. That said, the steps below can be used to guide both newbies and experienced real estate professionals.
With that, let’s jump in.