Bulletin: SA2007016

Date:
August 24, 2007
To:
All Issuing Offices
RE:
National City Home Equity

Dear Associates:

On August 17, 2007, Stewart Legal Services issued a bulletin numbered SA2007012.

For clarification, this bulletin only applied to National City Home Equity (the broker based wholesale home equity lending unit of the National City Corporation subsidiary, National City Bank).

National City Home Equity has the below listed corporate office address as well as other branch offices throughout the United States:

1900 East Ninth Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44114-3484
Phone: 216-222-2000

As stated in the press release linked below, National City Home Equity has only suspended approval of new home equity loans and lines of credit.

The press release from National City Corporation may be viewed at:

http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=64242&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1037230&highlight

If you have any questions with regard to this bulletin, please contact the Stewart Legal Services representative listed below:

Mary Payne Thomas
Special Alerts
Stewart Legal Services
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
1980 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 710
Houston, Texas 77056
(800) 729-1902
(713) 629-2248 FAX
mthomas@stewart.com EMAIL

For on-line viewing of this bulletin, log onto http://specialalerts.stewart.com

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.

References

Bulletins Replaced:
SA2007012 Special Alert -- National City Home Equity
Related Bulletins:
None
Underwriting Manual:
None
Exceptions Manual:
None
Forms:
None