Donna McClure Chandler is the Managing Title Agent. Mrs. Chandler attended Sevier County High School and completed her paralegal certification through the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1992. She has 32 years of legal experience with 20 of those years dedicated to real estate closings. Prior experience includes being a litigation paralegal handling personal injury both for the insurance plaintiff and insurance defense, as well as and racial discrimination lawsuits. Her experience as a closing agent extends to both residential and commercial transactions. Mrs. Chandler is also a current member of BNI.
Mrs. Cynthia Cravens is a Senior Title Agent who has 17 years of closing experience with her main focus being with manufactured homes. She is highly specialized in this area and provides excellent services. She handles transactions in most counties of East Tennessee.
It is vitally important for prospective home buyers to thoroughly understand the process of their home purchase and the potential risk associated with the property’s title. Most people don’t realize that the current owners of their prospective home, as well as their family and heirs, have extremely strong rights associated with the property. In addition, third parties may have liens against the title for anything from unpaid child support to outstanding parking tickets. In fact, it takes very little effort to place a lien on a property, but it can take a great deal of time and money to have Read more »
There are several categories that can cloud a title and result in significant risk for a prospective buyer: * Liens * Errors * Claims * Fraudulent Activity The title search meticulously seeks out and evaluates any known indication of any of these issues. It is important to know that even the most comprehensive search may not uncover every hidden area of title risk.
Mrs. Brittany Williamson is the closing assistant to Donna Chandler. She is responsible for assisting Mrs. Chandler is all aspects of the closing process, including fee quotes, preparation of loan documents, closing statement and balancing closing disclosures.
There are two different kinds of title insurance policies and each covers a specific type of owner: Lender’s or Loan Title Policies. Owner’s Title Insurance Policies. Title insurance is regulated by each state having a department of insurance that generally regulates all forms of title insurance. These governmental bodies are responsible for establishing and enforcing regulation for insurance sold in their state.
Douglas S. Yates and Justin Duncan of the law firm of Yates & Duncan, P.C.