Issues insurance to defend against litigation in ownership disputes.
Researches the ownership of properties.
Provides inspections to ensure the property is structually sound.
Works with the County Assessors office to provide tax status and delinquencies.
Property characteristics (bedrooms, bathrooms, square footage).
Recent sales comparables.
Geological survey results.
Replacement cost calculations.
Property inspections are completed and certified.
Lenders check borrowers credit history.
Housing price trends are evaluated for property value projections.
Flood maps are reviewed to determine if flood insurance is needed.
To provide sufficient replacement costs in case of disaster.
To verify that the value of the house is sufficient to support the amount of the loan they are financing.
To determine the value of the loan should the loan be pooled on the secondary market.
To ensure the property is structurally sound.
Broker Price Opinions
Automated Valuation Models (AVM)
Certified Signing Agents