This form should not be used if a comparable ALTA version is available. If a comparable ALTA version is available, the most current version of the ALTA form available in each state should be used, unless approved by a Stewart underwriter.
Attached to Policy No. __________
STEWART TITLE GUARANTY COMPANY
The Company hereby insures against loss which said Insured shall sustain by reason of any of the following matters:
1. Any incorrectness in the assurance which the Company hereby gives:
(a) That there are no covenants, conditions, or restrictions under which the lien of the mortgage referred to in Schedule A can be cut off, subordinated, or otherwise impaired;
(b) That there are no present violations on said land of any enforceable covenants, conditions, or restrictions;
(c) That, except as shown in Schedule B, there are no encroachments of buildings, structures, or improvements located on said land onto adjoining lands, nor any encroachments onto said land of buildings, structures, or improvements located on adjoining lands.
2. (a) Any future violations on said land of any covenants, conditions, or restrictions occurring prior to acquisition of title to said estate or interest by the insured, provided such violations result in loss or impairment of the lien of the mortgage referred to in Schedule A, or result in loss or impairment of title to said estate or interest if the Insured shall acquire such title in satisfaction of the indebtedness secured by such mortgage;
(b) Unmarketability of the title to said estate or interest by reason of any violations on said land, occurring prior to acquisition of title to said estate or interest by the Insured, of any covenants, conditions, or restrictions.
3. Damage to existing improvement, including lawns, shrubbery or trees.
(a) Which are located or encroach upon that portion of the land subject to any easement shown in Schedule B, which damage results from the exercise of the right to use or maintain such easement for the purposes for which the same was granted or reserved;
(b) Resulting from the exercise of any right to use the surface of said land for the extraction or development of the minerals excepted from the description of said land or shown as a reservation in Schedule B.
4. Any final court order or judgment requiring removal from any land adjoining said land of any encroachment shown in Schedule B.
Wherever in this endorsement any or all the words, "covenants, conditions or restrictions" appear, they shall not be deemed to refer to or include the terms covenants and conditions contained in any lease referred to in Schedule A.
No coverage is provided under this endorsement with respect to covenants, conditions and restrictions relating to environmental protection unless a notice of a violation thereof has been recorded in the public records and is not shown as an exception in Schedule B of the policy; provided the Company does insure that any violation of covenants, conditions and restrictions appearing in the public records relating to environmental protection will not result in a forfeiture or reversion of title and that there are no provisions therein under which the lien of the insured mortgage can be extinguished, subordinated or impaired.
This endorsement is made a part of the policy and is subject to all of the terms and provisions thereof and of any prior endorsements thereto. Except to the extent expressly stated, it neither modifies any of the terms and provisions of the policy and any prior endorsements, nor does it extend the effective date of the policy and any prior endorsements, nor does it increase the face amount thereof.
[Witness clause optional]
This endorsement is issued as part of the policy. Except as it expressly states, it does not (i) modify any of the terms and provisions of the policy, (ii) modify any prior endorsements, (iii) extend the Date of Policy or (iv) increase the Amount of Insurance. To the extent a provision of the policy or a previous endorsement is inconsistent with an express provision of this endorsement, this endorsement controls. Otherwise, this endorsement is subject to all of the terms and provisions of the policy and of any prior endorsements.
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