What is Escrow?

An escrow, sometimes referred to as a closing or settlement, is an arrangement in which an impartial third party called an escrow holder, holds legal documents and funds on behalf of a buyer and seller and / or lender. The funds are distributed and documents are recorded only in accordance with the written instructions received… Read More »

AmeriTitle Rising Star – Leesa Johnson

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Leesa Johnson has been promoted to an escrow officer position in our Lebanon office. She has most recently been serving as an escrow assistant with the AmeriTitle Albany team. With her background in credit union lending and her natural ability to connect with clients, Leesa will be a great asset in her new role. Earlier… Read More »

The Cost of Title Insurance is Worth the Investment

Whenever there’s an article in the news about title insurance, all too frequently there is criticism about the cost. This perception occurs because there are fewer claims with title insurance compared to other forms of insurance. The higher percentage of claims an insurance company pays should not be equated with the value and cost of… Read More »