Title Insurance Exceptions Review®
TIER is a legal due diligence tool delivering a Legal Opinion Letter analyzing the risk to use and enjoyment of a parcel represented by public-record documents found at the County Recorder's office.
TIER is covered by the attorney-client relationship and is subject to a conflict check.
Types of documents reviewed.
- Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions (CC&Rs)
- Record of Surveys
- Road Agreements
- Septic Agreements
- Tax Liens
- Water Agreements
How does TIER® work?
Order Request. Complete the Order Request to the right.
Preliminary Title Report. Preliminary title report is ordered. Once all exceptions documents are received, they are organized for analysis.
TIER Days 1-4. Attorney performs TIER analysis. TIER is delivered within four business days.
Attorney phone call. Attorney calls at the scheduled time. Plan for an hour. Discuss any questions you have.
Payment. An advance fee is collected with the Order Request. Timely Contract uses LawPay to process the advance fee. Time is billed in six-minute increments at an hourly rate against the advance fee. Advance fee and hourly rates are determined by the attorney licensed in the jurisdiction of your parcel.
Pricing. Advance fee and hourly rates are determined by the attorney licensed in the jurisdiction of your parcel. To find the Timely Contract® attorney, enter the parcel's information in the Order Request to the right. The pop-up box featuring the Timely Contract attorney includes a link to the Advance Fee Agreement where you will find advance fees, hourly rates, and other important contract terms
Have the following information handy:
- Name and contact information
- Legal description, parcel number, and/or street address of the Subject Property
- VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, or Discover information
Ordering takes less than five minutes.