Florida Bulletins

  • FL2016004 - UNDERWRITING - Florida FinCEN
  • FL2016003 - UNDERWRITING - Revised Unlawful Inducements – Florida Department of Financial Services Issues Revised Rule
  • FL2016002 - UNDERWRITING - US Department of Treasury: Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) - Geographic Targeting Order, Miami-Dade County, Florida
  • FL2016001 - UNDERWRITING - Revised Unlawful Inducements - Florida Department of Financial Services Issues Revised Rule
  • FL2015003 - UNDERWRITING - Closing Protection Letter - FORMS UPDATE
  • FL2015002 - UNDERWRITING - Florida Insurance Premium Disclosure & Agent Certification
  • FL2015001 - UNDERWRITING - Same Sex Marriages
  • FL2014004 - UNDERWRITING - Policy Surcharge
  • FL2014003 - UNDERWRITING - The Florida Revised Limited Liability Company Act
  • FL2014002 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - ALTA Endorsements
  • FL2014001 - GENERAL - Data Call
  • FL2013005 - UNDERWRITING - Release Tracking or Post Closing Lien Search Fees
  • FL2013004 - UNDERWRITING - Foreclosure Laws
  • FL2013003 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - New Policy Form: Mortgage Priority Guaranty Policy
  • FL2013002 - Policy Surcharge
  • FL2013001 - Policy Surcharge
  • FL2012005 - ALTA Endorsements
  • FL2012004 - Permissible Premium Rate and Charges in Florida
  • FL2012003 - Changes in Surety Bond procedures pursuant to HB 725
  • FL2012002 - Mineral Exception (Other Than Short Form Policies, Residential Condominiums, 1-4 Family Residential Platted Properties)
  • FL2012001 - Insured Closing (Closing Protection) Letters Changes (Florida)
  • FL2011003 - The New Florida Power of Attorney Act
  • FL2011002 - 2006 ALTA Forms
  • FL2011001 - Foreclosures involving Ben-Ezra & Katz Law Firm
  • FL20100003 - Revised Unlawful Inducements Proposal - Florida Department of Financial Services Issues Revised Proposed Rule
  • FL2010002 - Mechanic's Liens Coverage on Lender's Policies During Construction
  • FL2010001 - Transfer Fee Covenants
  • FL2009002 - Reissue of FL2007001 - Final Order Approving Stewart Title Guaranty Company Florida Class Action Settlement
  • FL2009001 - Miami-Dade County Certificate of Use Ordinance - Effective April 1, 2009; Applicable Only to Properties Located in Unincorporated Miami - Dade County
  • FL2008011 - Estoppel Letters from Condominium and Homeowners Associations
  • FL2008010 - UPDATE: Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
  • FL2008009 - Computation of Documentary Stamp Tax on Short Sale Transactions
  • FL2008008 - Computation of Documentary Stamp Tax on Short Sale Transactions
  • FL2008007 - Notice of Eligibility for Reissue Rate (Revised)
  • FL2008006 - Florida Senate Bill 1986 HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION ASSESSMENTS
  • FL2008004 - Reissue of FL2007001 - Final Order Approving Stewart Title Guaranty Company Florida Class Action Settlement
  • FL2008005 - Florida - HB 7019
  • FL2008003 - Judgments rerecorded after the initial lien period has expired
  • FL2008002 - Short Sale Transactions
  • FL2008001 - Escrow Disbursements/ Uncollected Funds
  • FL2007011 - Settlement Statement Fees
  • FL2007010 - Update on Recent Statutory Change (CS/HB 111) - Effective October 1, 2007
  • FL2007009 - Substitution Rates
  • FL2007008 - New Florida Trust Code (Chapter 736)
  • FL2007007 - Closing Alert- Coastal Title Services, Inc; Coastal Escrow Services
  • FL2007006 - Closing Alert-Trand Financial Services, Cleveland Evans, Lancelot H. Marr, Mark J. Bertrand
  • FL2007005 - This Bulletin has been replaced by FL2008010.
  • FL2007004 - Recent Statutory Change (CS/HB 111), Effective October 1, 2007
  • FL2007003 - This Bulletin has been replaced by FL2008007.
  • FL2007002 - Closing Alert - Andrea Batronie, Scott Batronie, Bayside Sign and Seal, Elite Financial Investments, Inc. (Tampa), Luis Uribe, Ester Gutierrez, Bay General Contracting Services, LLC, Jay Ortiz, Mary Stinson, Esther Rivera [Revised 5-20-09]
  • FL2007001 - Final Order Approving Stewart Title Guaranty Company Florida Class Action Settlement
  • FL000127 - Mortgage Fraud
  • FL000126 - Cash Back to Buyer Transactions
  • FL000125 - Closing Alert -- Marcelle Belle
  • FL000124 - Approval of Revised 8.1 and Fairway Endorsements
  • FL000123 - Construction Compliance, Inc.
  • FL000122 - Search Requirements: Stewart Title Special Alerts
  • FL000120 - Sharon Baker
  • FL000119 - Department of Financial Services Enforcement Action
  • FL000118 - Identity Theft Ring
  • FL000117 - Closing Alert - Forged Deed New Vista Properties, Inc. to Sky Development Group, LLC Recorded in the Official Records of Citrus County, Florida, Record Book 2056 at Page 744
  • FL000116 - Transactions in which "Gift Funds" are Used
  • FL000115 - Southern States Land & Timber Notices Pursuant to F.S. Section 704.05 Surface Rights in Oil, Gas and Mineral Reservations
  • FL000114 - Florida Data Call 2006
  • FL000113 - Notary Public - HB 567 and SB 1312
  • FL000112 - Department of Financial Services/Office of Insurance Regulation/Increased Investigations
  • FL000111 - Sham ABA
  • FL000110 - Recording Fee Increase
  • FL000109 - Retirement of Mobile Home Titles
  • FL000108 - IMC Phosphates Company & Affiliates Manatee & DeSoto Counties
  • FL000107 - Closing Alert
  • FL000106 - Escrow Agreement Format
  • FL000105 - GAPS - Preclosing and Recording
  • FL000104 - Survey Exception Deletion; Survey Affidavit and Indemnity Agreement
  • FL000103 - This Bulletin has been replaced by SA2009005.
  • FL000102 - Port St. Lucie/Storm Water Assessments
  • FL000101 - Violative Actions, Florida Department of Insurance - Revisited
  • FL000100 - Violative Actions, Florida Department of Insurance
  • FL000098 - Liability on Searches Ordered from STG Plants
  • FL000099 - Possible Internet Fraud
  • FL000097 - A. William Erpenbeck; Marcia Erpenbeck; Jonn Finnan; Susan Finnan; Mark Menne and Alice Menne
  • FL000096 - Curtis Corbett and Robyn Corbett
  • FL000095 - Use of Starter Files
  • FL000094 - Streamline Search Procedures
  • FL000093 - This Bulletin has been replaced by FL000094.
  • FL000092 - Mortgage Impairment Insurance
  • FL000091 - Change in Judgment Lien Statute
  • FL000090 - Owner's Form 9 Approved for Use in Florida
  • FL000089 - Mutual Indemnification Agreement Expanded
  • FL000088 - Bulletin Number Reserved for Hard Copy Use Only
  • FL000087 - Butler Case
  • FL000085 - Changes Affecting Documentary Stamp Tax and Non-Recurring Intangible Tax
  • FL000086 - Miami-Dade County Lake Belt Area Affidavit of Disclosure
  • FL000083 - New Bulletin - Flip Transactions/Recent Transactions
  • FL000082 - Realtor Commission Checks
  • FL000081 - 1999 Premium Rate Modifications and Other Changes to the Title Insurance Statute
  • FL000080 - Return For Transfers Of Interest In Real Property (Form DR-219)
  • FL000084 - Department of Insurance Rate Hearing
  • FL000079 - Flip Transactions
  • FL000078 - Indemnification Letters/Mutual Indemnification Agreement
  • FL000077 - Proper Escrow Procedures
  • FL000075 - Flip Transactions
  • FL000076 - Bogus IRS Release of Liens
  • FL000074 - Keys Title vs. Department of Insurance - Revisited Statistical Data Reporting to Insurance Department
  • FL000071 - Quit Claim Deeds - Revisited
  • FL000072 - Interest on Trust Accounts
  • FL000073 - Keys Title vs. Department of Insurance Statistical Data Reporting to Insurance Department
  • FL000069 - Official Checks
  • FL000070 - Butler Litigation
  • FL000068 - Flip Transactions
  • FL000067 - Interest Bearing Escrow Accounts Repurchase Agreements
  • FL000066 - Funding of Risk Premium By Lenders
  • FL000065 - First Lien Letters
  • FL000064 - Reverse Mortgage Endorsement
  • FL000063 - Florida Drivers License
  • FL000062 - First Lien Letters; Florida Form 9 - Oil, Gas and Mineral Rights
  • FL000061 - Insuring sale out of foreclosure of condominium or homeowners association dues/assessments or construction lien where bid price was low with regard to property value
  • FL000059 - Homebuyer's Protection Act-1996 Legislative Revisions
  • FL000060 - RESPA
  • FL000058 - Mortgage Fraud Based on Forged Deeds
  • FL000057 - Homebuyer's Protection Act
  • FL000056 - HUD-1 Form
  • FL000055 - This Bulletin was not issued.
  • FL000054 - Change in Documentary Stamp Tax
  • FL000053 - Changes in Administrative Code
  • FL000052 - Escrow Disbursement and Collected Funds
  • FL000051 - Siek Builders, Inc. - Bankruptcy
  • FL000050 - Foreclosures Involving $15,000 or Less
  • FL000048 - Code Enforcement Liens
  • FL000049 - Restitution Liens
  • FL000047 - Attendance at Closing Checklist
  • FL000046 - Endorsement Checklist
  • FL000045 - Sketch for Legal Descriptions
  • FL000042 - Blank Space on Documents to Be Recorded
  • FL000043 - Escrow Disbursement/Uncollected Funds
  • FL000044 - Duration of Judgment Lien
  • FL000041 - Judgments - New Requirements
  • FL000038 - Gerald Donald Friedman, a/k/a Jerome Jerry Tremont
  • FL000039 - Attorney Helen Roper
  • FL000040 - Cesar M. De La Puente 2440 Coral Way Miami, Florida 33145
  • FL000037 - Short Form Residential Loan Policy with Florida Modifications
  • FL000036 - Mortgage Modification Agreements and Substitution Loan Rate
  • FL000035 - Palm Beach Farms Company
  • FL000034 - Keith Parker/David Pierce
  • FL000033 - Forgery Prevention
  • FL000032 - Premiere Homes Corporation, a Pasco and Hillsborough County Builder
  • FL000031 - ALTA Condominium Endorsement 4
  • FL000030 - David Allen Properties Inc., Franchisee of Arthur Rutenberg Homes Inc.
  • FL000029 - Solar Hot Water Heaters/Worldwide Collection Services
  • FL000028 - Cost of Title Evidence
  • FL000027 - Fraud Alert concerning 3950 N.W. 194th Street, Carol City, Dade County, Florida
  • FL000026 - Mortgage Modification Agreements and Substitution Loan Rate
  • FL000025 - Requests for Indemnification Letters
  • FL000024 - Quit Claim Deeds
  • FL000023 - Residential Refi's: Redux
  • FL000022 - This Bulletin has been replaced by FL000104.
  • FL000021 - Coming Forward from Prior Policies
  • FL000020 - Fraud Schemes William Michael Adkinson and Robert L. Collins Adkinson's Development Group
  • FL000019 - Sovereignty Lands
  • FL000018 - Changes in the Condominium Act; Condominium Assessments
  • FL000017 - FNMA/Affirmative Insurance
  • FL000014 - Solar Water Heaters Nationwide, Worldwide, etc.
  • FL000015 - Death Certificates
  • FL000012 - Recording of Death Certificates
  • FL000013 - Documentary Stamp Tax Increase; Tangible Tax Increase
  • FL000011 - Florida Drivers License
  • FL000008 - Use of Powers of Attorney for Homestead Conveyances
  • FL000009 - Sovereignty Lands
  • FL000010 - New Notary Law
  • FL000007 - Right of Entry/Oil, Gas and Mineral Reservations Non-Use Commitment
  • FL000006 - Pre-Closing Gap - Title Checkdown
  • FL000004 - RTC
  • FL000005 - Notaries and Acknowledgments
  • FL000003 - Condominium Law
  • FL000002 - Sovereignty Lands
  • FL000001 - New Florida Notary Law Effective January 1, 1992

Multiple States Bulletins Relating to Florida

  • MU2016003 - UNDERWRITING - US Department of Treasury: Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) - Geographic Targeting Order
  • MU2016002 - UNDERWRITING - US Department of Treasury: Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) - Geographic Targeting Order
  • MU2016001 - UNDERWRITING - Updated Guidelines for ALTA Endorsement 4-06 and 4.1-06 (Condominium) and ALTA Endorsement 5-06 and 5.1-06 (Planned Unit Development)
  • MU2011005 - Southern Title Insurance Company
  • MU2010006 - Unlawful Inducements - Florida Department of Financial Services Proposed Rule
  • MU2010004 - Acceptance of Instruction Letters
  • MU2010002 - Creditors' Rights
  • MU2009009 - Creditors' Rights Endorsement and Creditors'Rights Checklist
  • MU2009003 - Closing Protection Letters (Insured Closing Letters)
  • MU2008009 - Mechanic's Liens on Condominium Projects
  • MU2008005 - Creditors' Rights Issues
  • MU2007004 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU2008005.
  • MU000051 - FBI Fraud Alert Warning
  • MU000046 - Wachovia and Short Form Policy
  • MU000042 - New ALTA Leasehold Endorsements 13 and 13.1
  • MU000041 - Short Form Residential Loan Policy
  • MU000034 - Commitment Disclosure
  • MU000033 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MGT-68.
  • MU000032 - Speeding Up the Policy: ALTA Short Form Residential Loan Policy (10/17/92); Date of Policy on Regular Owner's or Loan Policy [Partially Replaced]
  • MU000029 - Date of Owner Policy
  • MU000027 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU000029.
  • MU000026 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MGT-57.
  • MU000021 - Date of Policy (without recording information)
  • MU000018 - Title Search Requirements
  • MU000017 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU000033.
  • MU000014 - Payoffs: Residential Open End or Revolving Credit Loans
  • MU000012 - Reinsurance
  • MU000010 - Environmental Protection Lien Endorsement - ALTA Form 8.1 - Environmental Matters
  • MU000006 - New Guidelines - Residential Refi's
  • MU000005 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU000019.
  • MU000003 - Condominium Assessment Lien Priority