CO Assignment Endorsement Guideline 104.1

Explanation:

Provides the assignee of a mortgage or deed of trust insured under an ALTA Loan Policy with assurances concerning (a) the validity of the assignment to evidence the transfer of the entire beneficial interest to the named assignee; and (b) that no full or partial release, and no modification or subordination of the insured mortgage or deed of trust appears of record.

Underwriting Requirements:

(1) This endorsement may not be utilized to insure a collateral assignment.
(2) The requirements for issuance of this endorsement are as follows:
(a) A review of the original note and deed of trust must be made in order to preclude conflicts between the record assignor and true owner of the note.
(b) A search for releases, subordinations, modifications, etc., of the insured deed of trust or mortgage;
(c) A general index search of the assignor and all intervening assignors for federal tax liens, bankruptcies, incompetencies, etc.

The underwriting guidelines contained herein have been provided for general reference. The facts, circumstances, and location of the subject property should be considered when determining the issuance of the requested form or endorsement. Please note that all of the forms and endorsements included in this system may not be available in all states. Accordingly, please contact the appropriate Stewart Title Guaranty Company underwriting personnel in order to determine availability.

Compliance with the underwriting guidelines contained herein in no way obligates Stewart Title Guaranty Company to issue any form or endorsement.

This guideline applies to the following form(s):

CO Assignment Endorsement 104.1