STEWART TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY
Attached to and made a part of Policy Number File Number
1. The insurance provided by this endorsement is subject to the exclusions in Section 3 of this endorsement, the Exclusions from Coverage in the policy, the Exceptions from Coverage contained in Schedule B, and the Conditions. As used in this endorsement:
a. “Date of Endorsement” is ____________________________.
b. “Swap Obligation” means a monetary obligation under the interest rate exchange agreement dated ___________, between ____________________________ and the Insured existing at Date of Endorsement and secured by the Insured Mortgage.
c. “Additional Interest” means the additional interest calculated pursuant to the formula provided in the loan documents secured by the Insured Mortgage at Date of Endorsement for repayment of the Swap Obligation.
d. “Additional Amount of Insurance” is $______________ that is in addition to the Amount of Insurance stated in Schedule A and is applicable only to loss or damage under this endorsement.
2. The Company insures against loss or damage sustained by the Insured, not to exceed the Additional Amount of Insurance, by reason of the invalidity, unenforceability, or lack of priority of the lien of the Insured Mortgage as security for the payment of the Additional Interest at Date of Endorsement.
3. This endorsement does not insure against loss or damage, and the Company will not pay costs, attorneys’ fees, or expenses that arise by reason of:
a. rights or obligations set, created, or confirmed after the Date of Endorsement under a master interest rate exchange agreement existing on or after Date of Endorsement;
b. the stay, rejection, or avoidance of the lien of the Insured Mortgage as security for the payment of Additional Interest, or a court order providing some other remedy, by the operation of federal bankruptcy, state insolvency, or similar creditors’ rights laws;
c. the calculation of the amount, if any, determined by a court of competent jurisdiction as the amount of the Additional Interest[; or]
d. the invalidity, unenforceability, or lack of priority of the lien of the Insured Mortgage as security for repayment of the Swap Obligation because all applicable mortgage recording or similar intangible taxes were not paid; or
e. [if Date of Endorsement is after Date of Policy, add any necessary datedown exceptions here].
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.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Company has caused this endorsement to be issued and become valid when signed by an authorized officer or licensed agent of the Company.
STEWART TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY
Authorized Officer or Licensed Agent
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