A title company plays a crucial role in facilitating the closing process for a home sale. Ensuring the property’s title is clear and transferable is key to a smooth closing. PropertyKey’s IMAPP platform provides various tax, public record, and permit information in an easy-to-search and view property profiles. Here’s a breakdown of the types of public record information that our platform provides to help with the closing on a home sale:
- Ownership history and chain of title: A detailed record of past property owners and transfers of ownership to aid in title research
- Deeds and conveyance documents: Access to copies of deeds, quitclaim deeds, probate, and other legal documents showing ownership transfers
- Mortgages and liens: Information about outstanding mortgages, liens, or other encumbrances on the property
- Easements and restrictions: Details of any easements, covenants, conditions, or restrictions affecting the property’s use
Collecting and reviewing these types of information can be time-consuming. PropertyKey’s IMAPP platform is your single source that can identify potential issues that might affect the property’s title and its transferability. Clearing up any discrepancies or resolving outstanding matters is essential for a smooth closing process.