Improvements made to properties can be expensive, but mechanic’s liens ensure that contractors are paid, both for their labor and the materials used.
When purchasing a house, the subject of title insurance is bound to come up. But what is it, and who does it help? Title insurance is a one-time fee that a borrower pays to guarantee that the property they’re purchasing has no claims held against previous owners. It can usually be broken down into two […]
Commonly used in the construction industry, lien waivers have made their way into the world of real estate. While some title companies don’t require lien waivers as part of their process, Monarch Title Company does to better protect you and your property rights. Lien waivers are the way to verify that subcontractors and materialmen have […]
If living through the digital age — smartphones in particular — has taught us anything, it’s that we, as humans, enjoy convenience. Being able to send a text through voice memos, asking Siri or another virtual assistant to find the closest sushi place, make a call, or play music for us has brought a sense […]
Water damage claims are the second most common claims made by homeowners in the United States only following wind and hail damages, according to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Every year one in every 50 homeowners makes a water damage claim — that’s about 1,739,717 claims each year. There are around five different types […]