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Since 1876
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Title Services

Lake Area Title is a Louisiana licensed title insurance agency. Our title insurance agents have overseen the issuance of title insurance policies insuring well over $1 billion in value and involving properties ranging from single-family residences to hotels and restaurants to large timberland tracts stretching across multiple parishes.

Our title services include:

  • Conducting title searches
  • Ordering and reviewing abstracts of title
  • Ordering and reviewing surveys
  • Providing attorney’s title opinions
  • Issuing title commitments and reports
  • Conducting title curative work
  • Issuing title insurance policies to lenders and owners

Closing, Settlement and Escrow Services

Lake Area Title offers a full range of services for commercial and residential real estate closings, including:

  • Drafting purchase agreements and addendums
  • Preparing Closing Disclosures, HUD-1 Settlement Statements, and ALTA Settlement Statements
  • Ordering mortgage payoff quotes
  • Issuing closing protection letters
  • Scheduling and conducting closings
  • Providing notarial services at closing
  • Escrowing and disbursing closing funds
  • Preparing and recording deeds, mortgages and other legal instruments
  • Processing mortgage packages and executed documents in accordance with closing instructions