Bulletin: SLS00313

Date:
December 18, 2006
To:
All Issuing Offices
RE:
Closing Alert -- Meritage Mortgage and Sebring Capital Partners, L.P.

Effective immediately, all policy issuing agents are instructed NOT TO CLOSE any transaction involving the below listed companies without obtaining express written approval from the State Counsel where the property is located.

MERITAGE MORTGAGE CORPORATION
9300 SW Gemini Drive
Beaverton, OR  98008

Sebring Capital Partners, LP
4000 International Parkway, Suite 3000
Carrollton, TX  75007

If your office has recently closed or has pending transactions involving the named individual or entity, please contact the State Counsel where the property is located. For further inquires, contact the following Stewart Title Guaranty Company representative:

Mary A. Slade
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
1613 Laskin Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone:
800-488-4102
Fax: 757-425-6637
mslade@stewart.com


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THIS BULLETIN IS FURNISHED TO INFORM YOU OF CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS. AS A REMINDER, YOU ARE CHARGED WITH KNOWLEDGE OF THE CONTENT ON VIRTUAL UNDERWRITER  AS IT EXISTS FROM TIME TO TIME AS IT APPLIES TO YOU, AS WELL AS ANY OTHER INSTRUCTIONS. OUR UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS DO NOT AUTHORIZE OUR ISSUING AGENTS TO ENGAGE IN SETTLEMENTS OR CLOSINGS ON BEHALF OF STEWART TITLE GUARANTY COMPANY. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT INTENDED TO DIRECT YOUR ESCROW OR SETTLEMENT PRACTICES OR TO CHANGE PROVISIONS OF APPLICABLE UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS. CONFIDENTIAL, PROPRIETARY, OR NONPUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION SHOULD NEVER BE SHARED OR DISSEMINATED EXCEPT AS ALLOWED BY LAW. IF APPLICABLE STATE LAW OR REGULATION IMPOSES ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS, YOU SHOULD CONTINUE TO COMPLY WITH THOSE REQUIREMENTS.

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