Bulletin: TX2012002

Date:
March 12, 2012
To:
MAST, Multi-State, NTS, SLS and Texas Issuing Offices
RE:
Insured Closing (Closing Protection) Letters Changes (Texas)

Dear Associates:

Effective April 12, 2012, the following application rules will become effective on the Stewart approved website: https://www.stewarticl.com.

For letters issued for any transaction involving real property located in Texas, each Agent referenced in the letter must have an Agent I.D. Number for the State of Texas.

Should you have any questions concerning this Bulletin, contact Sarah Jackson.:

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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.

References

Bulletins Replaced:
None
Related Bulletins:
NL000127 Issuing Commitment and Insured Closing Letters When No Title Insurance Required
 
SLS2010019 Closing Protection Letter (Insured Closing Letter) Updates
Underwriting Manual:
None
Exceptions Manual:
None
Forms:
None