Bulletin: WI2012002

Date:
December 28, 2012
To:
All Wisconsin Issuing Offices
RE:
WI Rate Manual Revised Schedule of Charges

Dear Associates:

Please note that the Schedule of Charges for title insurance in Wisconsin has been revised. The revisions have modified the following sections:

Reissue and Abstract Surrender Credit (Section B, Item 2).

Refinance Charge for Residential Loan Policies (Section B, Item 3).

Residential Purchase Money Mortgage Charge (Section B, Item 5).

Endorsement - Residential charges for ALTA Endorsements 4, 4-06, 4.1 and 4.1-06.

These changes will become effective on January 1, 2013.


Wisconsin Rate Manual (Click to View)


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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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Forms:
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