Who acquired Transnation Title Insurance Company?

Title Insurance Mergers

Company Acquired Acquired By
Transnation Title Insurance Company of New York Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company *
TransUnion National Title Insurance Company WFG National Title Insurance Company
TRW Title Insurance Company Title Insurance Company *

Does Michigan have title companies?

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Who took over New Century Title?

What is now known as New Century Title, at 4780 Chabot Drive here in Hacienda, was formerly called Northwestern Title Company before being purchased by an Arizona firm called Capital Title Group, which remains the parent holding company of New Century.

Who owns LandAmerica?

LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc.

Type Public
Industry Real estate
Founded 1876 (The Real Estate Title Insurance Company of Philadelphia)
Headquarters Glen Allen, Virginia, United States
Key people Thomas G. Snead Jr. – Chairman of the Board

Who picks the title company for closing in Michigan?

In Michigan, tradition is that the seller pays for the Owner’s Policy which insures the purchaser, and the purchaser pays for the Lender’s Policy that insures the lender for the mortgage. The seller has traditionally selected the title and closing agent because they need to show their ownership of the Property.

How do I do a title search in Michigan?

Titles may be located by searching ANSWER, the Library’s online catalog, which is available at the Library of Michigan’s home page: https://answercat.org. The easiest way to locate land records in ANSWER is with a keyword search.

Who hires the title company?

The Importance Of Hiring A Title Company The buyer and/or seller will normally hire a title company to help move the transaction along smoothly and provide title insurance. A title company works as a third-party in the real estate transaction, handling most of the paperwork involved with the home purchase and sale.

Should I choose my own title company?

As a homebuyer, you have the absolute right to advocate your own title company selection to guarantee your transaction goes smoothly and secure the adequate third party protection that you as a consumer deserve.

How much is a title search in Michigan?

A title search costs up to $600 to confirm that you’re the property’s owner and that the property is free of liens or judgments.