ABSTRACT AND TITLE
Brown Pelican provides fast, efficient and thorough title searches, preparation of title and closing documentation for residential, commercial and refinance transactions. We do so in a friendly and professional manner. We mainly service Iberia, St. Martin, Vermillion, Lafayette and St. Mary Parishes, but have also provided services in Jackson, St. Landry and East Baton Rouge Parishes. For assistance in your real estate closings, contact us at Brown Pelican.
Title Insurance offers protection from a number of risks that can arise in a real estate transaction. Any of these risks can put the owner’s or lender’s interest in jeopardy or, at the very least, cause problems in subsequent transactions.
· Clerical error (the most common problem and generally the easiest to fix)
· Forgery, fraud, incompetence and incapacity
· Lack of legal access to the property
· “Missing Links” in the chain of title
· Unknown heirs to property due to poorly handled successions, improper identification of owners, etc.
· Surveyor errors
We are Best Practices certified and our attorneys are approved settlement agents for all local lenders and most national lenders, including, but not limited to:
· Community First Bank
· JD Bank
· First National Bank of Jeanerette
· Pedestal Bank
· State Farm Bank
· Capital One
· Regions Bank
ABOUT BROWN PELICAN
Brown Pelican Abstract & Title is a registered tradename of Landry, Watkins, Repaske & Breaux, a local law firm established in 1952. Our office is located in downtown New Iberia at 211 East Main Street. We proudly serve homeowners and businesses in the Acadiana area with real estate closings, title insurance and general notary services. When closing your real estate transaction, you want the confidence that only comes from hiring a company that knows the process from the prospective of experience. Brown Pelican Abstract & Title provides that confidence.
Adding to that confidence is the fact that our closers are fully licensed Louisiana attorneys most of whom are also licensed as title insurance agents by the State of Louisiana, Department of Insurance, and are approved agents for:
· The Security Title Guarantee Corporation of Baltimore
· WFG National Title Insurance Company
Each title order is assigned to our real estate paralegal who uses sophisticated computer software designed specifically for real estate transactions. Every title abstract is researched by our expert title abstractor trained and supervised by our attorneys and who has over 30 years of experience.
All of Brown Pelican Abstract & Title’s Escrow accounts are independently reconciled monthly. We pride ourselves on accountability and delivering a quick and accurate turnaround to better service our clients and counterparts.
In the simplest terms, title insurance is protection and comfort. A Title Insurance Policy creates the comfort of knowing that a party’s interest, usually as owner or lender, is protected in a real estate transaction.