NJRB 4-02 – NJ Attorney’s Final Certificate (for use only where binder has been issued) (NJ adopted 10/20/1975)
STEWART TITLE GUARANTY COMPANY
ATTORNEY'S FINAL CERTIFICATE
TO: STEWART TITLE GUARANTY COMPANY
This is to certify that marketable fee simple title to the real estate described in Schedule A of my Preliminary Certificate and Report on Title, No. ______, is at the date of this certificate vested of record in ___________________________________
__________________________________________________________ by Deed from _____________________________________________________________ dated ______________________________ recorded _____________________ Book ______ Page ______.
The instrument to be insured, which described the property exactly as set forth under Schedule A of my Preliminary Certificate and Report on Title, is identified as follows:
Deed as above set forth (Strike out if owner is not to be insured.)
Mortgage from _________________________________________, his wife to ____________________________ dated _______________ filed for record ______ Book ______ Page ______ Recorder's Document Number ______ Office of the _______________ County of ____________ State of New Jersey. Secured: $_______________, Maturity Date __________________
Assigned by ________________________________________________________
by assignment of mortgage dated _______________ recorded ________________
Book ______ Page _______ Document Number ________________________
1. Taxes (Show year and quarter thereof through which taxes paid as of date of this Certificate.)
2. The following matters shown in my Preliminary Certificate and Report on Title which are still open or have been added since the date thereof. (If there is any change in description shown in Schedule A of Preliminary Certificate and Report on Title, show new description on the back of this Certificate. *[Specifically list by appropriate number or letter, those items which are to be excepted in the final policy, as said items are numbered or lettered in the Preliminary Certificate and Report on Title.])
*[3. The following matters shown in my Preliminary Certificate and Report on Title have been disposed of in the following manner:]
* [(Please submit documentary evidence as to how the above items were disposed of.)]
This is to further certify that the consideration for the transfer of title in the amount of $_______________ has been paid in full and if a mortgage policy is to be issued, that all the mortgage funds have been advanced and the mortgage is a valid first lien.
This is to further certify that (deed) (mortgage) hereinabove set forth is a sufficient legal (conveyance of) (valid first lien on) the property herein referred to, subject only to the matters referred to in this Final Certificate, and you are requested and authorized to issue policy of title insurance accordingly.
This is to further certify that the description of the property in said (deed) (mortgage) is the same as set forth in my Preliminary Certificate and Report on Title unless otherwise shown herein.
Is property occupied by owners? __________ Tenant? __________
If tenant, give parties, date and duration of lease _________________________________
Does tenant have renewal or purchase option? __________
*NOTE: Bracketed items are optional instructions which may be added in accordance with each company's practice.
My examination of title to said real estate was continued from the date shown in my Preliminary Certificate and Report on Title down to the _____ day of ____________, 20_____, at _____ o'clock, ___ M.
NOTE: IS THIS AN FHA LOAN? _____ VA? _____
No guidelines are available for this form at this time.