Bulletin: NY000545

Date:
August 04, 2014
To:
All New York State Office Counsel, Managers and Agents
RE:
Suffolk County - Electronic RP-5217

Stewart Title Insurance Company has been advised by the Suffolk County New York Clerk, that effective September 1, 2014 Suffolk County will require that all documents presented for recording use Form RP-5217-PDF.  The form must be printed on legal size paper (8 ½” x 14”), and any forms containing handwritten additions or annotation will not be accepted.  The RP-5217-PDF form is available on the Suffolk County Website at http://suffolkcountyny.gov/Portals/0/clerk/Forms/Recording/rp5217-D.pdf.

To view the Memo from the Suffolk County Clerk (click here)

If you have any questions please call 212-922-0050 and speak with any Agency Legal Services counsel.

For on-line viewing of this and other bulletins, log onto www.stewart.com/new-york.

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:
NY000536 Changes regarding RP-5217 Equalization Form
Underwriting Manual:
None
Exceptions Manual:
None
Forms:
None