ID Chain of Title Guarantee Guideline 6
This Guarantee will disclose the title history of a parcel of land and enable the Assured to focus on any past event affecting title.
The Chain of Title Guarantee assures the Assured that according to the public records which relate to a designated interest (such as fee simple, reversionary interest, or easement) in described land only those matters shown in the Guarantee appear in the public records subsequent to the conveyance or reservation date specified in paragraph 2 of the Guarantee.
The Guarantee Face Page (revised 6-6-92) and Guarantee Conditions and Stipulations (revised 6-6-92) must be used with the Chain of Title Guarantee Schedule A. The matters to be excepted are shown at the end of paragraph 2 ("only the following matters appear in such records subsequent to ____________________ ").
The Guarantee does not cover taxes, assessments and matters related thereto.
The Guarantee excludes instruments, proceedings or other matters which do not describe the land. However, this exclusion may be deleted if a search is made of the General Index or other appropriate source.
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):