Bulletin: NC2012003

Date:
April 04, 2012
To:
All North Carolina Issuing Offices
RE:
NCLTA Lien Waiver #2 Exempt Builders

Dear Associates:

Beginning immediately, Stewart Title Guaranty Company is suspending approval of all exempt builders for the limited Lien Waiver #2.  All owner/builders doing business in North Carolina will have to provide the lien waiver/subordination signatures of all contractors working directly with the owner of the property.

For purposes of Form #2, the owner of the property cannot also be the contractor.  If the contractor is also the owner of the property, all "subcontractors" are now, for purposes of the lien waiver, contractors and must sign a waiver of liens for labor, services, or materials.

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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:
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Underwriting Manual:
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Exceptions Manual:
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Forms:
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