Bulletin: WI2011002

Date:
August 17, 2011
To:
All Wisconsin Issuing Offices
RE:
New WI Rate Manual and Schedule of Charges

Dear Associates:

Please note that there is a change to the Wisconsin Rate Manual and Schedule of Charges dated July 6, 2011.  This pertains to Section B – Maximum Charges, Item 1—General – Loan Policies on pages four and five of the Manual (note a $350 minimum charge for an owner’s policy and a $225 minimum charge for a loan policy).  These changes will become effective on September 1, 2011.


Wisconsin Rate Manual (Click to View)


As a reminder, agents using AFW should contact PropertyInfo Customer Care to get the new rate changes implemented in their AFW system.

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References

Bulletins Replaced:
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Related Bulletins:
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Underwriting Manual:
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Exceptions Manual:
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