Buying a Waterfront Home in Washington

Are you considering buying a waterfront home?  The greater Seattle area has some beautiful neighborhoods located along the Puget Sound, including West Seattle’s Alki neighborhood, Ballard, Magnolia, Normandy Park and Des Moines, to name a few.

The Talon Group (absorbed by First American Title Insurance Company) has created a great video that discusses buying waterfront property on homes located in Washington State. Chief Title Officer Tim Daniels addresses tide lands and what to look for on your title commitment when buying waterfront.

Nice life vest, Mr. Daniels!

Vesting: How to Take Title for Your Real Property

UPDATE 1/5/12: With First American Title absorbing The Talon Group, apparently they decided to take down many of the videos the talented crew at Talon created for consumers. Here is a pdf that contains information on vesting: Download Different Ways of Holding Title.

UPDATE 5/15/2013: Wow! It looks like this video is back… thanks, First Am!

If you are buying a home in Washington State, it’s important to consider how you are going to hold title (vesting), especially if you’re buying with another individual and you are unmarried.  Tim Daniels, Chief Title Office of The Talon Group, shares various ways people can consider for vesting of their real estate property.