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Assignment Verification Reports are crucial in determining if a loan is a beneficial commodity. Seasoned loans have a high probability of incorrectly prepared assignments located in the chain, which can result in a cloud on the title. It is essential that assignments are prepared by a company that understands the requirements in order to ensure assignment chains remain intact. The best practice would be to order an AVR on any loan with a less-than-certain history to verify that all assignments were prepared and recorded correctly.
Property report demands have expanded beyond the typical title search. Reports and uses have changed and it may be unnecessary to purchase a full report. Watch as Nationwide Title Clearing expert Debbie Lastoria discusses the different types of reports available and how they can help with due diligence. Click here to watch this National Mortgage News Ask the Experts video.In this video, Debbie discusses these key points:
How do AVR's bridge the gap between servicers/custodial status reports, with true live county data? Most property reports do not index chain of assignments, and don't list the flaws within an assignment body - flaws which can make subsequent assignments invalid in certain states. In this video, industry expert and COO at Nationwide Title Clearing, Michael O'Connell, discusses the importance of an assignment verification report (AVR) and how it can help verify the accuracy of information. Click here to watch this National Mortgage News Ask the Experts video.