Maryland Bulletins

  • MD2016005 - UNDERWRITING - Front Foot Benefit Assessments
  • MD2016004 - UNDERWRITING - Maryland Recordation and Transfer Taxes
  • MD2016003 - UNDERWRITING - Legislative Update
  • MD2016002 - UNDERWRITING - Maryland Judgment and Lien Chart
  • MD2016001 - LEGISLATIVE UPDATE - New Legislation: Taxation of Transfers of Controlling Interests Between Related Business Entities
  • MD2015011 - UNDERWRITING - Increase in Individual Non-Resident Withholding Tax for Sale or Transfer of Real Property
  • MD2015010 - LEGISLATIVE UPDATE - Maryland Ground Rents
  • MD2015009 - UNDERWRITING - 2015 Maryland Legislative Update
  • MD2015008 - UNDERWRITING - Tax Exemption Increased on Indemnity Deeds of Trust
  • MD2015007 - UNDERWRITING - Trusts
  • MD2015006 - UNDERWRITING - Maryland Withholding Requirements for Sales or Transfers of Real Property
  • MD2015005 - UNDERWRITING - Effects of Judgments and Tax Liens on Maryland Real Property Owned by Tenants in Common, Joint Tenants, or Tenants by the Entireties
  • MD2015004 - UNDERWRITING - Maryland Title Insurance Licensing Issues
  • MD2015003 - UNDERWRITING - Tenant's Right of First Refusal in Baltimore City and Montgomery County
  • MD2015002 - UNDERWRITING - Appointment of Trustees in Maryland Deeds of Trust
  • MD2015001 - UNDERWRITING - Maryland "Super-Priority" Liens for HOA and Condo Association Dues in a Foreclosure
  • MD2014005 - UNDERWRITING - Maryland Residential Deed of Trust Foreclosure Checklist
  • MD2014004 - LEGISLATIVE UPDATE - Maryland’s “Automatic Subordination” Law for Residential Refinances
  • MD2014003 - LEGISLATIVE UPDATE - Required Statement in Maryland Title Insurance Commitments
  • MD2014002 - UNDERWRITING - Mechanic’s Liens Coverage During Construction – Priority For Future Advances Established Upon Recording of Mortgage
  • MD2014001 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - New, Revised, or Withdrawn ALTA Forms (04-02-12), (08-01-12), (12-03-12) and (04-02-13)
  • MD2013001 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - Revised Schedule of Charges Effective October 1, 2013
  • MD2012006 - Maryland Notice to Buyer Requirements
  • MD2012005 - New Maryland Non Resident Withholding Tax
  • MD2012004 - New Recordation Tax on Indemnity Deeds of Trust
  • MD2012003 - Maryland Specific Title Issues
  • MD2012002 - ALTA Forms filed for use in Maryland
  • MD2012001 - Title Insurance Producer License Reminder
  • MD2011007 - Title Insurance Producer Licenses Renewals
  • MD2011005 - 2011 Legislation Affecting Real Property Transactions in Maryland
  • MD2011004 - New State Surcharge Recording Fees
  • MD2011003 - Insuring at or after Mortgage or Deed of Trust Foreclosure in Maryland
  • MD2011002 - MAHT Account Reminder
  • MD2011001 - Maryland Nonresident Withholding Tax
  • MD2010007 - This bulletin has been replaced.
  • MD2010006 - This bulletin has been replaced.
  • MD2010005 - Maryland Ground Rents
  • MD2010004 - 2010 Maryland Legislative Update
  • MD2010003 - New Maryland Legislation - Title Insurance Producer Requirements
  • MD2010002 - New Maryland Rate Manual and Schedule of Charges
  • MD2010001 - Appointment of Trustees in Deeds of Trust
  • MD2008006 - Owners Title Insurance Policy Exceptions
  • MD2008005 - Insuring out of Tax Sales and Sherriff Sales in Maryland
  • MD2008004 - New Maryland Emergency Legislation Relating to Mortgage Foreclosures
  • MD2008003 - New Maryland Tax on Transfer of a "Controlling Interest" in a "Real Property Entity"
  • MD2008001 - New Maryland nonresident entity withholding "holding" period requirement
  • MD2008002 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MD2008003.
  • MD000030 - Manufactured Housing
  • MD000029 - Prince George's County, Maryland: Taxes and Recording Requirements
  • MD000028 - Foreclosure Consultants
  • MD000027 - Closing Alert
  • MD000026 - Notary "Sign-Up" Closings
  • MD000025 - Releases of Mortgages/Deeds of Trust by Title Agents
  • MD000024 - Guidelines for GOLD Policy (To Be Issued On One To Four Residential And Condominiums Only Located On Platted Land)
  • MD000021 - Revised Underwriting Policy Regarding Surveys for Transfers, Refinances and Second Trusts on Residential Properties in Maryland
  • MD000022 - Guidelines for Residential Refinance and Second Mortgage Title Searches
  • MD000020 - Maryland Affordable Housing Trust (MAHT); Compliance Fee Prohibition
  • MD000023 - Underwriting Mortgages, Deeds of Trust and Judgment Liens of Record After Owner/Borrower Declares Bankruptcy, Has Been Discharged, and the Case is Closed
  • MD000019 - Statement of Financial Condition
  • MD000018 - 1997 Legislation Affecting Underwriting and Escrow Operations in the State of Maryland
  • MD000017 - Issuance of ALTA 10 and ALTA 10.1 Endorsement in Maryland
  • MD000016 - Update on Liens - Maryland
  • MD000012 - Title Insurance Commitment Charge (Binder Fee - Line 1104 of HUD-1)
  • MD000011 - Licensing Requirements for Attorneys
  • MD000013 - Home Equity Policy Bulletin (Not for First Mortgages)
  • MD000015 - This Bulletin has been rescinded.
  • MD000014 - 1996 Legislation Affecting Underwriting and Escrow Operations in the State of Maryland
  • MD000009 - U.S. Bankruptcy Court Searches
  • MD000010 - Limited Searches; Insured Closing Protection Letter
  • MD000008 - 1995 Legislation Affecting Underwriting and Escrow Operations in the State of Maryland
  • MD000007 - Home Equity Policy
  • MD000006 - Judgments of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Maryland
  • MD000005 - Sufficiency of Lender's Funds
  • MD000004 - Revised Policy Regarding Deletion of Survey Exception from Lenders Title Insurance Policies on Properties in Maryland
  • MD000003 - 1994 Legislation Affecting Underwriting and Escrow Operations in the State of Maryland
  • MD000001 - Reminder Regarding STGC Bulletin MU000014 Payoffs: Residential Open End or Revolving Credit Loans
  • MD000002 - ALTA 8.1 Endorsement - Maryland

Multiple States Bulletins Relating to Maryland

  • MU2016006 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - ALTA Expanded Coverage Residential Loan Policies - Assessments Priority (04-02-15) or Current Assessments (04-02-15); and ALTA Short Form Expanded Coverage Residential Loan Policies - Assessments Priority (04-02-15) or Current Assessments (04-02-15)
  • MU2016004 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - New and Revised ALTA Forms (08-01-16)
  • 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)
  • MU2015003 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - New and Revised ALTA Forms (04-02-15)
  • MU2015001 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - New and Revised ALTA Forms (04-02-14 & 12-01-14)
  • MU2014003 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - New and Revised ALTA Forms (12-02-13)
  • MU2013004 - UNDERWRITING - Rule Change on Taxation of Indemnity Deeds of Trust - Effective July 1
  • MU2013003 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - New, Revised, or Withdrawn ALTA Forms (08-01-12), (12-03-12) and (04-02-13)
  • MU2013002 - UNDERWRITING - Mineral Exception
  • MU2012001 - New ALTA Forms (04-02-12)
  • MU2011005 - Southern Title Insurance Company
  • MU2011004 - New, Revised, or Withdrawn ALTA Forms (08-01-11)
  • MU2011002 - New, Revised, or Withdrawn ALTA Forms (02-03-11)
  • MU2011001 - Short Form Residential Owner's Policies; Search
  • MU2010006 - Unlawful Inducements - Florida Department of Financial Services Proposed Rule
  • MU2010004 - Acceptance of Instruction Letters
  • MU2010003 - New, Revised, or Withdrawn ALTA Forms (2-03-10)
  • MU2010002 - Creditors' Rights
  • MU2010001 - Transfer Fee Covenants/Private Transfer Taxes
  • MU2009008 - New ALTA Forms (10-22-09)
  • MU2009009 - Creditors' Rights Endorsement and Creditors'Rights Checklist
  • MU2009007 - Appointment of Stewart Title Guaranty Company as Trustee
  • MU2009006 - New ALTA Forms
  • MU2009003 - Closing Protection Letters (Insured Closing Letters)
  • MU2009002 - ALTA Homeowner's Policy of Title Insurance (1/1/08)
  • MU2008009 - Mechanic's Liens on Condominium Projects
  • MU2008008 - 2006 Policies
  • MU2008007 - Northern Virginia Transportation Authority Recording Tax
  • MU2008005 - Creditors' Rights Issues
  • MU2008001 - ALTA Endorsements 14.3 (Reverse Mortgages)
  • MU2008002 - New ALTA Forms
  • MU2007006 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU2008007.
  • MU2007005 - This bulletin has been replaced.
  • MU2007004 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU2008005.
  • MU2007003 - 2006 ALTA Title Insurance Policies
  • MU2007002 - Survey Requirements - Owner's and Loan Policies
  • MU2007001 - This bulletin has been replaced.
  • MU000056 - 2006 ALTA Webinar on Virtual Underwriter
  • MU000053 - New ALTA Endorsements 20 and 21
  • MU000049 - New ALTA Forms
  • MU000046 - Wachovia and Short Form Policy
  • MU000044 - Stewart Short Form Commercial Loan Policy
  • MU000043 - ALTA Expanded Coverage Residential Loan Policy (10/13/01); Short Form Expanded Coverage Residential Loan Policy (2001)
  • MU000042 - New ALTA Leasehold Endorsements 13 and 13.1
  • MU000041 - Short Form Residential Loan Policy
  • MU000039 - Short Form Residential Loan Policy - World Savings
  • MU000038 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU2007002.
  • MU000036 - Questions Concerning the HOMEOWNER'S POLICY OF TITLE INSURANCE (To Be Issued On Single Family Residential and Condominiums Only On Platted Land)
  • MU000035 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU2007001.
  • 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]
  • MU000031 - ALTA Endorsements 3, 3.1, 9, 9.1 and 9.2; Homeowner Policy Title Insurance; ALTA Standard Exceptions
  • MU000030 - Guidelines for HOMEOWNER'S POLICY OF TITLE INSURANCE (To Be Issued On Single Family Residential and Condominiums Only Located On Platted Land)
  • MU000029 - Date of Owner Policy
  • MU000028 - Survey Requirements - Loan Policies
  • MU000027 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU000029.
  • MU000026 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MGT-57.
  • MU000022 - ALTA Junior Loan Policy Form
  • MU000023 - ALTA Endorsement Forms 11 and 12 Guidelines
  • MU000021 - Date of Policy (without recording information)
  • MU000019 - ALTA Endorsement Forms 10 and 10.1 Guidelines
  • MU000018 - Title Search Requirements
  • MU000017 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU000033.
  • MU000016 - ALTA Zoning Endorsement
  • MU000014 - Payoffs: Residential Open End or Revolving Credit Loans
  • MU000012 - Reinsurance
  • MU000011 - Master Residential Loan Policy and Short Form Residential Policy
  • MU000009 - ALTA Condominium Endorsement 4
  • MU000006 - New Guidelines - Residential Refi's
  • MU000005 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU000019.
  • MU000002 - Balloon Mortgage Rider