Frequently Asked Questions
should I become a member?
a new member you will be able to:
titles online and receive a confirmation email with our file
number and links to your original order;
automatic notices of the status of your files; and
documents on your files online.
do all the emails I receive mean?
system is set up to notify you every time we perform work on
your file. Whenever documents are received on a file you
will receive notice so that you may review them as soon as
they are received by our office. With this notification,
you always know what is going on with your files.
do I order a search?
may sign up as a new customer to obtain a password to order
new title searches. [Please
note: This may take up to 5-7 business days.] Second, fax your
first order to Augusta Title, Inc. 404-978-1604.
Please indicate that you signed up as a new client on your
you are a new customer you may easily use the web to order
searches and view the status of your search!
do I open Augusta Title documents?
Title provides all documents in tif format which can be viewed
by any windows image viewer and is the most common document
type for images. If you have difficulty viewing our
documents please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Augusta Title do my closing as well?
Augusta Title, Inc. does not complete closings. Georgia is an Attorney State,
therefore, you will need to contact a closing attorney to set
I use my own attorney and still
have Augusta Title, Inc. run title?
a problem at all! Augusta
Title will be happy to run the Title Search and complete the
Title Insurance Policy if needed.
You may have your attorney’s office order the search
from us or you may order the search as usual.
must call Augusta Title, Inc. before closing for specific
amounts associated with recording fees, transfer tax,
intangible tax, and title insurance premiums as well as
instructions on how to cut checks for these fees.
Augusta Title make property tax payments or utility payments?
ATI does not make these payments to county or city
make your checks payable directly to the government authority
and send them directly to the county or city from your office.
Any delay in the receipt of payments by government
agencies can result in penalties and interest being assessed
against the property. We
have found that this policy assures payment is received by
county and city officials in a more expedient time frame.
long will my search take?
Title Examiners must physically go to the Courthouse to run a
residential or commercial search.
Please see the convenient Georgia Map for turnaround
time and price listing of the search. [Please note:
Commercial Searches are rated by the hour, and
therefore we cannot give specific times on how long they will
need a RUSH search. How
long will this take?
Title, Inc. will do their best to rush a search for you.
The time frame in this case can vary from 2-5 business
days dependant upon the volume of our examiners.
have had my closing. How
long will it take for me to get my final Title Policy?
Generally Augusta Title must wait for the GAP period in the
county to close and then we will perform a checkdown of the title to
find new deeds of record.
Please see our effective date report for an estimate of
Georgia County GAP periods.