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Real Estate Team

Royal LePage Ignite Realty Brokerage*

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(416) 655-4040
Office:
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Title Insurance Details

Title Insurance Details

What is Title Insurance?

Title insurance is protection against loss arising from problems connected to the title of your property. Before you purchased your home, it may have gone through several ownership changes, and the land on which it stands went through many more. There may be a weak link at any point in that chain that could emerge to cause trouble.  For example, someone along the way may have forged a signature in transferring title. Or there may be unpaid real estate taxes or other liens. Title insurance covers the insured party for any claims and legal fees that arise out of such problems.

Prior to closing, public records are "searched" to determine the previous ownership of the property, as well as prior dealings related to it. At closing the buyer expects property that is free and clear of such claims, so typically they must be cleared up before closing.

Occasionally problems regarding title are not discovered before closing, or are not remedied before closing. Such defects can make the property less marketable when the buyer subsequently sells and, depending on the nature of the problem, can also cost money to remedy. For example, the survey might have failed to show that an addition to the property was built without permission. The buyer of the property could be out-of-pocket if he is later required to remove the addition.

Am I required to purchase Title Insurance?

Title Insurance is required if you need a mortgage, because all mortgage lenders require such protection for an amount equal to the loan. It lasts until the loan is repaid. As with mortgage insurance, it protects the lender but you pay the premium, which is a single-payment made upfront.

Who is protected with Title Insurance?

Title insurance policies can be issued in favour of a purchaser (on new/resale homes, condos and vacation properties), a lender, or both the purchaser and lender. Some of the risks that are frequently covered under a title insurance policy include: survey irregularities; forced removal of existing structures; claims due to fraud, forgery or duress; unregistered easements and rights of-way; lack of pedestrian or vehicular access to the property; work orders; zoning and set back non-compliance or deficiencies; etc.
For a risk to be covered, usually it has to have existed as of the date of the policy. As with any type of insurance policy, certain types of risks might not be covered, for example, native land claims and environmental hazards are normally excluded. Be sure to discuss with your lawyer what risks are covered and what are excluded.

When does the insurance coverage end?

When the title insurance is covering the purchaser, it remains in effect as long as the insured purchaser has title to the land. Some policies also protect those who received title as a result of the purchaser's death, or certain family members (e.g., a spouse or children) to whom the property may have been transferred for a nominal consideration.

When the title insurance is covering the lender, the policy remains in effect as long as the mortgage remains on title. A lender covered under a title insurance policy is insured in the event the lender realizes on its security and suffers actual loss or damage with respect to a risk covered under the policy. Lenders are usually covered up to the principal amount of the mortgage.

The premium for title insurance is paid once (at the time of purchase). Generally speaking, in Canada the purchaser of the property pays for the title insurance, though there can be situations where the seller pays for it. Some policies automatically cover both the purchaser and lender; others will cover both for a small additional fee

Protection and Peace of Mind

Title insurance can help ensure that a closing is not delayed due to defects in title. And, if an issue relating to title arises with respect to a risk covered under the policy, the title insurance covers the legal fees and expenses associated with defending the insured's title and pays in the event of loss.

 

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SHAN PERINPANATHAN
Real Estate Broker, ABR, SRS, CSP Elite™ Agent
 
Direct: 416.655.4040
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As an interior designer, renovator, artist, IT professional, Business Manager and experienced Realtor, I have the unique abilities and skills that can help any seller or buyer to make best sound decisions. With a through understanding of the current market and past/present trends, I help my clients make the real move and sell for the best price possible. I have extensive experience with multiple offer/bidding war situations and have helped my clients obtain their dream homes stress-free.
In my career, I have helped my clients buy and sell homes throughout the Greater Toronto Area, specializing in preconstruction Condos and local market homes for sale. Brampton, Mississauga, Toronto, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Bowmanville or Oshawa homes for sale, we have access to major inventory on or off market. We pride our services on delivering professional results every time and developing honest relationships with all our clients. So go ahead and make that call, see what makes us different in the real estate industry. 

  
 
 
 
 
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RAGU RAJAGURU
Real Estate Broker, ABR, SRS
 
Direct: 416.712.2006
Email: ragu@401team.com
 
Real Estate is not only a Career for me but a true Passion!
From earlier on when I embarked in my first career in Human Resource, I quickly realized the importance of VALUE!
When I  started to pursue my passion in Real Estate, I quickly realized the importance of giving value. I realized the importance of providing a knowledgeable, valuable and integrity oriented service.
What better way to provide this to my clients than  joining a team that mirrored my aspiration and belief!
I take pride living in Oshawa and servicing the local market and surrounding areas. Being an Oshawa Real Estate agent for many years, I have knowledge about the communities and the growing developments throughout the city.
 
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