Everything you need to know about title protection
When buying a property there are many inherent risks that may cause you loss or affect your ownership.
Title protection provides comprehensive cover against these risks, once settlement has taken place. It can also provide compensation for loss in value or reimbursement of expenses following a successful claim under the policy.
You can arrange title protection at the time of purchasing your property.
What is title insurance NSW?
Title protection is a one-time premium (not an annual expense) and provides coverage for the time of your ownership. There is no excess payable on claims.
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Download the fact sheet to learn how title insurance protects you and when you need title insurance.
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Title insurance is a simple policy that could protect you from unknown property ownership risks that threaten your right to occupy and use your land.
Title insurance in NSW also protects you from risks that arise in the future, like forgery and fraud, encroachments and unregistered easements on your property.
The cost of title insurance is based on the property type and purchase price.
Contact your insurance broker or insurance provider for a quote.
The cost of a conveyancer, excluding third-party fees, can range between $1,800-$2,500, depending on the matter.
On top of this fee, you will be required to pay for disbursements. These are fees that have been paid on your behalf by the conveyancer that are reimbursed. These include searches or certificates that disclose rates, amounts owed, and the history of your property.