DIY Title Search

The cost of acquiring a home can be ratcheted up significantly if the buyer doesn’t pick their own title-insurance company.

Today’s WSJ recommends trying out these internet alternatives: GetTitleInsurance, TitleInsurance, and EasyTitleQuote.

“While many home buyers defer to the expert advice of a broker or lender, [several state] commissioners warn that the advice can be biased,” says the WSJ.

More: Title Insurance: Shop Around for Prices [WSJ]