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2 WHAT IS TITLE INSURANCE? why do I need it? What is Title Insurance? A title insurance policy is a contract insuring the insured s ownership or interest in a specific piece of real property. A title insurance policy insures the owner or others having an interest in the property against loss due to encumbrance, defective title or adverse claims against the title. This includes hidden hazards, explained below. How long does Title Insurance last? Coverage lasts as long as you or your heirs retain an interest in the real property and, in some cases, even longer. Who pays for Title Insurance? By custom, not law, the seller pays for the buyer s Owner s Standard Title Insurance Policy. Again by custom, the purchaser pays for the Title Insurance Policy insuring the lending institution providing the purchaser s financing. Again this is by custom, and a buyer and seller may agree between themselves as to who should bear the cost of title insurance. What is a Title search? A title search is a detailed examination of the historical records concerning the real property. These records include deeds, court records, property indexes, name indexes, and tax records, among others. The purpose of the search is to verify the sellers right to transfer ownership and to discover any claims, defects, rights or burdens affecting the property. What kind of problems can be revealed? A title search can show defects, liens, encumbrances and restrictions, such as unpaid taxes, unsatisfied mortgages, judgments against the seller and restrictions limiting the use of the land. Are there problems that can be missed? Yes. There are some hidden hazards that even the most diligent title search may never reveal. For instance, the previous owner could have incorrectly stated his marital status, resulting in a possible claim by his legal spouse. Other hidden hazards include fraud, forgery, defective deeds, mental incompetence, confusion due to similar names and clerical errors in the records. These defects can come to light after you have purchased your home and jeopardize your right to ownership. How much could I lose if a claim is filed against my property? That depends on the claim. In an extreme case, you might lose your entire home and property and still be liable to pay off the balance of your mortgage. Most claims are not that dramatic, but even the smallest claim can cost you time and money. Are there different kinds of policies? Yes. As a homeowner you have the option of choosing different types of coverage. How do I know which policies to order? For help in deciding which policy best suits your needs contact your title representative. But does Title Insurance really protect me? Yes. If your claim is accepted, the title insurance company may defend your title in court if necessary, at the company s expense. Alternately, the title insurance company will indemnify you against monetary loss or damage due to covered title defects, according to the terms of your title insurance policy.
3 How Can One Hold Title? COMMUNITY PROPERTY /DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP TENANCY IN COMMON TRUST JOINT TENANCY AS A SEPARATE ESTATE WHO CAN TAKE TITLE? Only husband and wife or domestic partners Any number of persons. May involve husband and wife or domestic partner. The trustee holds title on behalf of the beneficiaries, which can be individuals, groups of persons, or other entities. Any number of persons. May involve husband and wife or domestic partner. Any individual may take title as his or her separate estate. HOW IS OWNERSHIP DIVIDED? Each spouse/partner is presumed to own a community interest in the real property after marriage or registration of domestic partnership. Ownership can be divided into any number of interests, which may be equal or unequal. The trustee holds legal title; the beneficiary(ies) hold equitable title. Joint tenants must own equal undivided interests, acquire title by the same deed, and have equal rights to possess. An individual owns a 100% nterest in property held as his or her separate estate. WHO HOLDS THE TITLE? Title is usually vested as: John and Jane Doe, husband and wife or John Doe and Jane Doe, domestic partners. Title may be vested as: Amy, Barb, and Curt, tenants in common, each as to an undivided one-third interest. The trustee holds legal title. Title is usually vested as; Jane Doe, Trustee of the John Doe Family Trust. Title may be vested as: Andy, Bob, and Carol, all as joint tenants with right of survivorship. If married or in a domestic partnership, title will be vested as: Amy, a married person as her separate estate. If in a domestic partnership, title may be vested as: Amy, a domestic partner as her separate estate. If single, title may be vested as: Bob, as his separate estate; or, Bob, a single person. WHO HAS POSSESSION? Each spouse/partner has the right to manage and control the property. Tenants in common have an equal right of possession. Right of possession as specified in the trust agreement. Joint tenants have an equal right of possession. If single, the individual in title has the right to possession. If married or a domestic partner, the non-owning spouse or domestic partner who resides on the land will have a homestead interest. HOW DO OWNERS CONVEY THEIR INTEREST? Both spouses/partners must convey by a single written deed. In limited circumstances, one spouse/ partner may convey the real property associated with a family business. Each tenant in common may convey his or her interest separately. Pursuant to the trust agreement, the trustee conveys the trust property on behalf of the beneficiary(ies). Conveyance by one joint tenant alone severs his/her joint tenancy. In many cases, the owner of the separate estate conveys his/ her interest separately. If the owner of the separate estate is married or in a domestic partnership, in some circumstances a title company will require the owner s spouse or domestic partner to join in the deed. WHAT IS THE PURCHASER S STATUS? Purchaser may acquire an interest, if the interest is conveyed by a deed signed and acknowledged by both spouses/partners. Purchaser of a tenancy in common interest will become a tenant in common with the other co-owners of the property. Purchaser may acquire legal and equitable title to the real property if the trustee executes a deed consistent with the trust agreement. Purchaser of a joint tenant s interest will become a tenant in common with the other co-owners of the property. If seller is single, purchaser may acquire an interest, if the interest is conveyed by a deed signed and acknowledged by the seller. If seller has spouse or domestic partner and seller s spouse/ domestic partner does not join in the deed, the purchaser may take title presumptively subject to a community interest of the seller s spouse/ partner. WHAT HAPPENS IN CASE OF DEATH? If a spouse/partner dies intestate (without a will), the decedent s community interest vests in the surviving spouse/partner. Each tenancy in common interest may be devised by will. If the trustee dies, a successor trustee may be named in the trust agreement, chosen by the trustor and beneficiaries, or appointed by the court. On one joint tenant s death, his/her interest vests immediately in the surviving joint tenant(s). Separate interests may be devised by will. If decedent was single and died intestate, the decedent s separate interest passes first to children, if any, then to parents, siblings, grandparents, or cousins. If decedent was married or in a domestic partnership and died intestate, the spouse or domestic partner takes one-half, three quarters, or all of the separate estate, depending upon whether the decedent was survived by children, parents or siblings. WHAT IS THE SUCCESSOR S STATUS? A spouse/partner may devise by will one-half of the community property. If so, a tenancy in common between devisee and survivor results. Heirs or devisees become tenants in common with the other co-owners. The successor trustee s status is defined by the trust agreement. The last survivor owns the property as his or her property alone. Heirs or devisees become tenants in common with other co-owners, if any. This comparison chart is provided for general information only and should not be used to identify how you hold title. We strongly recommend that you seek the advice of independent counsel to determine the legal and tax consequences of how title is vested.
4 Deed Definitions Bargain and Sale Deed: A deed by which the grantor bargains, sells and conveys real property to the grantee. A bargain and sale deed conveys fee simple title to the grantee and warrants against defects created by the grantor, except for those matters disclosed in the deed. Quit Claim Deed: A deed by which the grantor conveys and quit claims to the grantee any interest the grantor might have, if any, in certain real property. A quit claim deed conveys no warranties of title. A quit claim deed conveys no after-acquired title, unless the deed contains words expressing the intent to do so. Personal Representative Deed: An attorney prepared deed used when the seller of property is deceased. The Grantor on PR deed has been authorized by the court to convey the property on behalf of the estate. The attorney which prepares the deed may incorporate warrants similar to Bargain & Sale Deed or Special Warranty Deed or Quit Claim Deed. Statutory Warranty Deed: A deed by which the grantor conveys and warrants the real property to the grantee. A statutory warranty deed conveys fee simple title to the grantee and warrants against defects asserted by all persons, except for those matters disclosed in the deed. Special Warranty Deed: A special warranty deed is similar to a Washington form bargain and sale deed, which conveys fee simple title to the grantee and warrants against defects created by the grantor, except for those matters disclosed in the deed. Tax Deed: A deed issued by the county treasurer to the purchaser at a tax sale conducted due to nonpayment of taxes. A tax deed should be recorded to give notice that title has passed to the purchaser at the sale. Trustee s Deed: A deed issued by the trustee of a deed of trust following the non-judicial foreclosure of a deed of trust in default. First, the trustee or beneficiary sends a Notice of Default. Then, the trustee: 1) records a Notice of Trustee s Sale; 2) holds the trustee s sale; and 3) issues a trustee s deed to the highest bidder at the sale. The trustee s deed should be recorded to give notice that title has passed to the purchaser at the sale. If you have further questions regarding deeds or title, please don t hesitate to call us! CWTITLE
5 WHAT IS ESCROW? how does it work? What is escrow? Escrow is an impartial third party process in which documents and funds are deposited by buyers, sellers and lenders to facilitate the closing for a real estate transaction. Escrow is required to follow mutual written instructions from all parties. Escrow will coordinate with the buyer, seller and lenders to obtain required signatures on all documents, work closely with the title officer to clear liens and encumbrances against the property, and record the documents with the county. Why do I need escrow? Escrow assures all parties to a transaction that no funds are delivered and no documents are recorded until all conditions in the transaction have been met. How do I open escrow? Opening escrow is the first step in the closing process. Generally, to open escrow, the parties to a transaction deliver to an escrow company the earnest money check and the purchase and sale agreement, which outlines the transaction and provides the closing date, contingencies and financing details. Anyone involved in a transaction can open the escrow but generally your real estate agent will do so. In the case of a for-sale-by-owner or FSBO, the buyer, the seller or both may open escrow. Who sets the closing date? The buyer or seller may select the closing date, but both must agree to it. The purchase and sale agreement may state the closing date as Closing to occur on or before August 20 th, In most cases, closing occurs 30, 60 or 90 days from the date a purchase and sale agreement is signed. What do closing costs include? The closing costs will include title search fees, taxes, notary fees, loan fees, escrow fees, recording fees, reconveyance fees, the real estate sales commission, and other charges. Who chooses the escrow company? The parties involved in the transaction decide which escrow company will close the transaction. Although it is very common for your real estate agent to recommend an escrow closer, the parties have the right to choose an escrow closer they feel is competent and experienced. The law prohibits escrow companies from paying referral fees to real estate agents, to protect the parties right to select their own escrow closer.
6 moving THROUGH ESCROW AFTER AN OFFER IS WRITTEN UP, NEGOTIATED AND ACCEPTED WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? Escrow receives and reviews Purchase & Sale Agreement Escrow closing team is assigned Buyer s earnest money is deposited to escrow Title insurance company updates the order with buyer s information Escrow sends buyer a packet with information and documents -- the buyer should complete and return the documents as soon as possible (ID Affidavit may be requested) Title company reviews preliminary title commitment Copies of the preliminary title commitment are sent to buyer, seller and lender Buyer s inspection period Buyer notifies seller of inspection results Appraisal ordered by lender If not completed in the buyer information package, buyer should choose a fire and hazard insurer and request a fire insurance binder be sent to lender and escrow Buyer has the opportunity to review the title commitment at this time and call title or escrow with any questions Appraisal completed and submitted to lender -- possible conditions Lender may request additional verification of documentation prior to loan approval Escrow requests pay-offs for all monetary encumbrances not assumed by buyer Title works with appropriate parties to clear any unacceptable clouds on title (determine which if any title exceptions can be removed) Escrow and lender work together to prepare Closing Disclosure to determine buyer s funds needed for closing Lender provides buyer the Closing Disclosure 3 business days prior to signing appointment. Escrow receives and reviews loan documents Escrow prepares Settlement Statements for buyer and seller with escrow instructions, wire instructions, and pertinent documents, including the Deed. Buyer s statement will match the fees on Closing Disclosure Escrow makes separate appointment to obtain signatures from seller, and also signatures and closing funds from Buyer Buyer reviews and signs documents at this time. This is a great time to ask any questions Buyer deposits funds into escrow via wire or in-state cashier check 24 hours before recording (due to Washington State Collected Funds Law, cashier checks cannot be disbursed until the next business day after deposit into escrow account) Escrow returns loan documents to lender Escrow prepares recording instructions for title Escrow receives lender loan funds. Recording of new owner at County and title transfers from seller to buyer Escrow calls agents, buyers, sellers and lender with recording numbers DISBURSE FUNDS (All bills and encumbrances paid and funds delivered to seller). At this point the transaction is closed buyer takes possession of the property and receives keys per terms of Purchase & Sale Agreement Time to celebrate! Escrow forwards final documents to sellers, buyers and lender (final Settlement Statements) Original recorded documents are sent to appropriate party directly from the County 6 to 8 weeks after closing.
7 Life of an Escrow TITLE Research & Examine Record Title ESCROW Receive & Review Purchase & Sale Agreement LENDER Loan Application Issue Title Commitment Order Title Insurance from CW Title Receive & Review Title Commitment Send copies to Buyer, Seller and Lender Loan Processing Seller & Buyer should review the title commitment at this time and call Escrow with any questions. Buyer should choose a fire and hazard insurer and request a fire insurance binder be sent to Escrow. Title and Escrow Officers determine which title exceptions can be removed. Request Pay-off figures from Underlying Lenders. Work with appropriate parties to clear any unacceptable clouds on title. Loan Underwriting & Approval Loan Documents Prepared Buyer works with lender, Closing Disclosure issued Receive & Review Loan Documents Prepare Settlement Statements (these show all monetary aspects of the transaction) Prepare escrow instructions & pertinent documents, including the Deed. Set up appointments with buyers and sellers to review and sign documents. Buyer deposits money into escrow. Escrow orders final utility demand on lienable utilities, but buyers and sellers should start working with utility companies to transfer account information. Lender re-checks & Approves signed documents After Lender Approval check all documents for validity. Forward to courthouse for recording & call escrow with recording numbers. Prepare Recording Instructions Call Lender with Recording Numbers Receive Loan Funds (Due to State Collected Funds Law, money cannot be disbursed until the next business day after deposit into escrow account.) Prepare Loan Disbursement Check Issue Title Policies to Buyer & Lender $$$ DISBURSE FUNDS $$$ Home Ownership $$$ Forward Final Docs to Sellers, Buyers & Lender (Original Recorded Documents, FINAL Settlement Statements & Title Policies) Loan Servicing
8 COLLECTED FUNDS preparing for closing ATTENTION BUYERS: Washington State Collected funds law requires money to be deposited into escrow timely for closing, recording and disbursement. Good funds are as follows: Cash Wire transfer Cashier s check Drawn only on a Washington State Institution, deposited into escrow 24 hours prior to closing and recording. Personal checks Must be deposited 10 business days prior to closing and recording. ATTENTION SELLERS: Per paragraph F of the MLS form 21 Closing means the date on which all documents are recorded and the sale proceeds are available to the Seller. Buyer s funds will be deposited into escrow per the Collected Funds Law of Washington State, as noted above. Their funds are typically deposited into escrow 24 hours prior to recording. In most cases, if the buyer is working with a lender for the balance of the sale funds, the lender will wire the loan funds into escrow on the day of recording. When Escrow is in receipt of all funds, the deed will be released for recording with the title unit and county. Upon receipt of recording numbers, escrow is authorized to disburse funds to pay sellers costs, such as commissions, payoffs, taxes, etc. Escrow is also authorized to disburse the proceeds to the seller. Proceeds can be disbursed as follows: An escrow check can be issued by 5pm the day of recording. A wire transfer of proceeds can be sent to the seller s bank on the next business day following recording. Please contact your CW Closing Team with specific questions or concerns regarding the closing process.
9 CLOSING COSTS who pays for what? The table below shows the typical fees paid by a buyer and seller in a real estate transaction. If you have further questions, please don t hesitate to contact us! Seller is responsible for... Buyer is responsible for... Owner s title insurance policy* Lender s title insurance policy* 1/2 escrow fee* 1/2 escrow fee* Excise Tax* Recording fees Real estate commissions* Surveys Utility payoffs 1st year fire insurance Loan balances 1st year flood insurance (if applicable) Doc preparation fees power of attorney, etc. Doc preparation fees quit claim deed, etc. Miscellaneous fees (i.e. wire, courier, signing fees) Miscellaneous fees (i.e. wire, courier, signing fees) Pro-rated property taxes Pro-rated property taxes Home warranty (depends on contract) Home warranty (depends on contract) Homeowner s Association Fees including: Homeowner s Association Fees including: Pro-rated association dues Pro-rated association dues Resale certificate / miscellaneous fees Transfer fee / capital contribution FHA/VA financing other seller fees may apply Property inspection Pest inspection Lender Fees including: Appraisal Credit report Loan origination fee* Loan interest* Private mortgage insurance* *Fees determined by sales price and/or loan amount. Payment of fees above can be negotiated within contract.
10 Settlement Statement WHAT SELLERS NEED TO KNOW: Closing Office information Includes contact info, escrow number, closing date, property address Sales Price Payoffs Mortgages Escrow balance Lines of credit Prorations Assessments HOA dues Utilities Commissions Amounts to agents Title and Escrow Charges Closing fees (escrow) Title fee Recording Fees Includes excise tax Additional Charges Property taxes Hold backs FIRPTA Seller credits Other assessments Proceeds Due to Seller
11 Settlement Statement WHAT BUYERS NEED TO KNOW: Due to the CFPB nationally required calculations on the Loan Estimate/Closing Disclosure, the title fees on that form are shown differently than on this Settlement Statement. The Loan Estimate/Closing Disclosure is provided to the buyer from the lender. See the explanation of the breakdown on pages 2 and 3 of the Loan Estimate/Closing Disclosure. Closing Office information Includes contact info, escrow number, closing date, property address Sales Price Purchase price Earnest money deposit Encumbrances Mortgages Loan Related Charges Points Appraisal fee Homeowner s insurance Prepaid interest Property taxes Prorations Assessments HOAs Utilities Credits Settlement fees (escrow) Title fees Recording Fees Additional Charges Sales tax Property taxes Balance Due from Buyer
12 Closing Disclosure The new five-page Closing Disclosure takes the place of the old Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA) disclosure and the HUD-1 Settlement Statement. This Closing Disclosure form sums up the terms of your loan and what you pay at closing. This is typically provided by the lender. Due to the CFPB nationally required calculations on the Loan Estimate/Closing Disclosure, the title fees are broken apart and shown in different locations. See the breakdown on pages 2 and 3.
13 Closing Disclosure PAGE 2 provides a detailed look at all the closing costs, and lists fees and charges paid by all parties, including: Loan Costs Section A Appraisal fee Credit reporting fee Sections B & C Flood cert fee Closing fees (escrow fee) Loan Policy shows the title fee that is paid by the buyer. $2,752.02* Homeowner s Policy shows the title policy that is paid for by the seller. $566.93* *The above title fees are based on CFPB national calculations and do not show the actual allocation of title fees to be paid. Continue to page 3 to see full breakdown of title fees. Other Costs Homeowner s insurance Mortgage insurance Prepaid interest Property taxes Homeowners Association fees and contributions Home Inspection fee Commissions Title Insurance
14 Closing Disclosure PAGE 3 shows the final estimated charges and summaries of Borrower and Seller costs and credits. Calculating Cash to Close Comparison between the final estimated charges and the Loan Estimate May include an explanation for the changes Summaries of Transactions Borrower s Transaction details Seller s Transaction details Section L Title Insurance adjustment under Borrower shows a credit of $1, The adjustment is a correction to the CFPB s calculated fees shown on page 2. Buyer s title fees calculated by: $2, (title fee page 2) - $1, (title credit page 3) $1, actual amount due Section N Title Insurance adjustment under Seller shows a debit of $1, The adjustment is a correction to the CFPB s calculated fees shown on page 2. Seller s title fees calculated by: $ (title fee page 2) + $1, (title debit page 3) $2, actual amount due Total Due at Closing Cash from borrower Cash to seller
15 Closing Disclosure PAGE 4 includes disclosures about other terms of your loan. Loan Disclosures Is your loan assumable? Is there a demand feature on your loan? Late payment terms for your loan Does your loan have negative amortization terms? Does your Lender accept partial payments? Will your lender have a security interest in the property? Escrow Account detailing your estimated monthly charges impounded and how those funds are designated.
16 Closing Disclosure PAGE 5 includes information about the financing of the loan, additional important disclosures, along with contact information for various participants in the transaction. Loan Calculations Total of payments over the life of the loan Finance Charge Amount financed Annual Percentage Rate (APR) Total Interest Percentage (TIP) Other Disclosures Appraisal details (if needed) Contract details Liability after foreclosure Refinance information Tax deductions Contact information Lender/Mortgage Broker Real Estate Brokers (Buyer and Seller) Settlement Agent
17 Closing Disclosure PAGE 6 (if needed) includes information about the loan that does not fit in the designated space on the previous pages. Detailed explanation of costs Breakdown of recording fees Agent commission details Payoff information Numbered to correspond with preceding pages in Closing Disclosure
18 The CW Title and Escrow Difference We re your neighbors local expertise and decision-making authority Our headquarters are located in Bellevue and we re proud to be here in the Northwest. Our decisions are made locally, not out-of-state, by professionals you know and trust. Our local roots allow us to quickly respond to and resolve underwriting and legal concerns. You don t wait days for an out-of-state entity in another time zone to make a decision regarding title insurance or escrow questions. In recent years, some title insurance companies have off-shored many of the functions in the title and escrow settlement process. You can feel confident our products and services are 100 percent prepared and researched locally. Our title and escrow departments have staff with decades of experience in our industry. CW Title and Escrow s ability to provide superior service to our clients is a direct result of the expansive knowledge and expertise of our staff. Our vast local experience and passion for this industry allow us to overcome challenges that may arise from difficult title and escrow issues, and get your transaction on the road to closing. Title policies issued by CW Title and Escrow are backed by Title Resources Guaranty Company, a nationally recognized title insurance underwriter with a DemoTech rating of A', Unsurpassed. Your success is our success personal customer service and experienced account managers Our account managers are hands-on and help you understand the title and escrow process. Account managers review every title report placed by their clients. They will point out red flags and other items of interest. They will work with you on a plan to sort through issues and get you on the path to a smooth sale and quick closing. We are dedicated to providing superior customer service support with fully staffed departments and team members who believe in going above and beyond to help you meet your goals.
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