Texas Bulletins

  • TX2017003 - UNDERWRITING - Annual Escrow Audits Reminder
  • TX2017002 - UNDERWRITING - New Schedule D for Stewart Title Guaranty Company
  • TX2017001 - UNDERWRITING - Exception Withdrawn
  • TX2016004 - UNDERWRITING - Overburdening of Easements
  • TX2016003 - UNDERWRITING - Home Equity Loan Disclosure after TRID
  • TX2016002 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - Notice - Revised Policy Guaranty Fee Remittance Form and Rate Increase (Effective April 1, 2016)
  • TX2011010 - Annual Escrow Audits [Revised 2-4-16]
  • TX2016001 - UNDERWRITING - Texas Notary Seals
  • TX2015007 - UNDERWRITING – Vacant Land and Commercial (Non-Residential) Property in Travis County Texas
  • TX2015006 - UNDERWRITING - Simultaneous Issues in Texas
  • TX2015005 - LEGISLATIVE UPDATE - 2015 Texas Legislative Bulletin: Estates Code
  • TX2015004 - LEGISLATIVE UPDATE - 2015 Texas Legislative Bulletin
  • TX2015003 - LEGISLATIVE UPDATE - 2015 Legislative Update - SB 462 -Transfer on Death Deed
  • TX2015002 - UNDERWRITING - HB 40 by Darby relating to exclusive jurisdiction of the state to regulate oil and gas operations and express preemption of local regulations of these operations effective May 18, 2015
  • TX2015001 - UNDERWRITING - SB 572 Increasing Texas Single Risk Retention Limits
  • TX2014008 - UNDERWRITING - Texas Title Insurance Guaranty Association Recoupment Charge
  • TX2014007 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - New Schedule D
  • TX2014006 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - T-19 Series Endorsements (T-19.1 for Owner’s Policies and T-19 for Loan Policies after 2014 revisions)
  • TX2014005 - UNDERWRITING - Suggested changes to P-27 "Good Funds" notice
  • TX2014004 - UNDERWRITING - Reverse Mortgages used to acquire a homestead
  • TX2014003 - UNDERWRITING - CO-INSURANCE ENDORSEMENT FORM (T-48)
  • TX2014002 - UNDERWRITING - Supreme Court of Texas Order Approving Forms for Expedited Foreclosure Proceedings (Misc. Docket No. 13-9171)
  • TX2014001 - GENERAL - AGENT SOLVENCY REQUIREMENTS - Commissioner's Order 2806
  • TX2013008 - UNDERWRITING - Commissioner's Order 2806 2012 Title Insurance Rules and Forms
  • TX2013007 - LEGISLATIVE UPDATES - 2013 Texas Legislative Analysis (Part 2)
  • TX2013006 - LEGISLATIVE UPDATES - 2013 Texas Legislative Analysis (Part 1)
  • TX2013005 - GENERAL - Letter from Wells Fargo Regarding Increases to Closing Fees and Other Charges for Wells Fargo Texas Residential Rate/Term Refinance Transactions
  • TX2013004 - UNDERWRITING - Powers of Attorney in HEL transactions
  • TX2013003 - UNDERWRITING - Franchise Tax Account Status
  • TX2013002 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - Rate Increase effective May 1, 2013
  • TX2013001 - GENERAL - Elder Law Planning and Title Insurance
  • TX2012007 - Reminder - Parties in Possession practices
  • TX2012006 - Mineral Exception
  • TX2012005 - Texas Foreclosure Practices amended to protect Servicemembers
  • TX2012003 - Short Sale Affidavits
  • TX2012004 - P-53 Rule
  • TX2012002 - Insured Closing (Closing Protection) Letters Changes (Texas)
  • TX2012001 - T-19.2 and T-19.3 and mineral credits
  • TX2011011 - Title Insurance Guaranty Fees
  • TX2011010 - Annual Escrow Audits [Revised 2-4-16]
  • TX2011009 - 2011 Title Industry Bill passed by Texas Legislature
  • TX2011008 - PROBATE Amendments 2011
  • TX2011006 - Home Owner and Property Association Legislation 2011
  • TX2011007 - 2011 Legislation affecting real estate generally
  • TX2011004 - 2011 Legislative changes to Mechanic's Lien Laws
  • TX2011005 - Passage of HB 8 on Private Transfer Fees
  • TX2011003 - Texas Department of Insurance; Changes to Statistical Code Reporting and Escrow Fee Disclosure Guidelines
  • TX2011002 - 2011 Schedule D
  • TX2011001 - Writing Mineral Coverage after Commissioner's Order 10-0959 Order in 2008 Rate Case
  • TX2010013 - This bulletin has been replaced.
  • TX2010012 - Annual Escrow Audits
  • TX2010011 - Home Owner Association Dues and Home Equity and Reverse Mortgages
  • TX2010010 - Equitable Subrogation
  • TX2010009 - Rollback Taxes
  • TX2010008 - Mechanic's Liens Coverage During Construction
  • TX2010007 - Hemyari and Union Valley Ranch v. Stephens
  • TX2010006 - Acceptance of Instruction Letters
  • TX2010005 - Private Transfer Fees
  • TX2010004 - 2008 Rules Hearing Results Effective February 1, 2010; 2008 Rate Hearing Results effective January 1, 2011 [Revised 12-15-10]
  • TX2010003 - Texas Insurance Department Guidelines for New RESPA Rule
  • TX2010002 - Use of Correction Deeds and Deeds of Trust
  • TX2010001 - This Bulletin has been replaced by TX2010005.
  • TX2009008 - Increase in Premium for T-19 and T-19.1
  • TX2009007 - Oil and Gas and Other Minerals Supplement
  • TX2009006 - Stewart Title Guaranty as Trustee in Texas Deeds of Trust
  • TX2009005 - Resolution of Mineral Exception Issue; Commissioner's Order 09-0650
  • TX2009004 - 2009 General Legislation
  • TX2009003 - Industry Sponsored Legislation 2009
  • TX2009002 - Agent Solvency - HB 4338 re-write of Title Insurance Act
  • TX2009001 - This Bulletin has been replaced with TX2010012
  • TX2008005 - T-37 Tri-party Agreements for Immediately Available Funds
  • TX2008004 - Commissioner's Order in 2006 Rate Case
  • TX2008003 - Revision to P-24 Payment for services rendered
  • TX2008002 - This Bulletin has been replaced by TX2008004.
  • TX2008001 - 2006 Rate hearing results Commissioner's Order 08-0187
  • TX2007003 - 2007 Texas Constitutional Amendment regarding Home Equity Loans
  • TX2007002 - 2007 Texas Legislation
  • TX2007001 - Guidelines for Use of New TDI Notification Form
  • TX000081 - Rate Change Effective February 1, 2007
  • TX000080 - Reverse Mortgage Endorsement (T-43)
  • TX000079 - New Forms and Rules; Commissioner's Order for 2004 Hearing
  • TX000078 - REVISED - Texas Business Organizations and Title Insurance Requirements
  • TX000077 - Assignment of Tax Liens
  • TX000075 - Manufactured Housing Law Changes
  • TX000076 - 2005 Texas Legislation
  • TX000074 - Area and Boundary Exception; T-17 and T-19 No survey required
  • TX000073 - Tax Foreclosure Checklist
  • TX000072 - Rate Change Effective July 1, 2004
  • TX000071 - New Forms and Rules; Commissioner's Order for 2002 Hearing
  • TX000070 - Home Equity Forms
  • TX000069 - Procedural Rule P-53 Rebates and Discounts Prohibited
  • TX000068 - This Bulletin has been replaced by TX000078.
  • TX000067 - 2003 Legislation
  • TX000066 - Manufactured Housing A chronicle of underwriting standards
  • TX000065 - Revised Title Search and Examination Requirements
  • TX000064 - New Rates and Rules; Commissioner's Order for 2000 Hearing; Junior Mortgagee Policy
  • TX000063 - Texas Supplement to National Legal Bulletin NL000128 Electronic Production of Short Form Mortgagee Policies
  • TX000061 - Commissioner's Order for 2002 Hearing
  • TX000062 - Area and Boundary Exception; Commissioner's Order for 2000 Hearing
  • TX000060 - 2001 Legislation
  • TX000059 - This Bulletin has been replaced by TX000066.
  • TX000058 - This Bulletin has been replaced by TX000066.
  • TX000057 - Residential Refinances
  • TX000056 - New Title Insurance Rules: Premium Split, Refinances and Reverse Mortgages
  • TX000055 - Home Office Issues
  • TX000054 - Area and Boundary Exception
  • TX000053 - Title Insurance Hearing Results
  • TX000052 - 1999 Constitutional Amendments: Homestead; Reverse Mortgages; and Conversion of Separate Property
  • TX000051 - 1999 Legislation
  • TX000050 - Date of Owner Policy
  • TX000047 - Title Insurance Coverage for Texas 50(a)(6) Mortgages, Fannie Mae LL05-98, Dated 12/04/98
  • TX000048 - Purchase Money and Refinance Issues
  • TX000049 - Orders on Home Equity Endorsement (T-42, T-42.1) Effective November 12, 1998
  • TX000046 - This Bulletin has been replaced by TX000050.
  • TX000044 - Commissioner's Order for 1996 Rate Hearing
  • TX000043 - Current Home Equity Questions
  • TX000045 - Title Search Requirments
  • TX000042 - Highway Right-of-Way Property
  • TX000039 - Reverse Mortgages; Constitutional Amendment (HJR 31; Proposition 8) (Effective January 1, 1998)
  • TX000038 - Refinance Issues
  • TX000040 - Home Equity Mortgages; Constitutional Amendment (HJR 31; Proposition 8) (Effective January 1, 1998)
  • TX000041 - Homestead Improvement Loans; Constitutional Amendment (HJR 31; Proposition 8) (Effective January 1, 1998)
  • TX000037 - Home Equity Constitutional Amendment (HJR 31, Proposition 8)
  • TX000036 - 1997 Legislation
  • TX000035 - Tax Abatement (Chapter 312, Texas Tax Code)
  • TX000034 - (1) Owelty Liens; (2) Federal Tax Liens; (3) Homestead Designations; and (4) Pretended Sales of Homestead
  • TX000033 - Rollback Taxes
  • TX000032 - 1995 Texas Legislation
  • TX000031 - Abstract of Judgment by Green v. Texas Department of Human Services
  • TX000030 - New Rules and Forms; Effective August 1, 1995
  • TX000029 - This Bulletin has been replaced by TX000034.
  • TX000028 - Disclosures: Texas Residential Owner Policy of Title Insurance
  • TX000027 - This Bulletin has been replaced by TX000034.
  • TX000026 - This Bulletin has been replaced by TX000034.
  • TX000025 - This Bulletin has been replaced by TX000042.
  • TX000024 - This Bulletin has been rescinded.
  • TX000022 - Mechanic's Lien Procedures
  • TX000021 - New Texas Legislation
  • TX000020 - This Bulletin has been replaced by TX000030.
  • TX000019 - Tigua Tribe Claim
  • TX000018 - Homesteads: Leases to Corporations or Partnerships
  • TX000017 - Refinancing Loans on Homestead
  • TX000016 - Escheat
  • TX000023 - Seller's Disclosures of Property Condition: Property Code Section 5.008
  • TX000015 - New Forms Effective January 1, 1993
  • TX000014 - New Rules Effective October 30, 1992
  • TX000013 - Express Insurance: October 30, 1992
  • TX000012 - New TREC Contracts
  • TX000011 - Maintenance Liens, Foreclosures
  • TX000010 - Waiver of Inspection and Disclosure to Owner
  • TX000009 - House Bill 2
  • TX000008 - Recent Legislation
  • TX000007 - New Title Insurance Policies (effective October 1, 1991)
  • TX000006 - July 1, 1989 Amendment to 26 U.S.C. 6334
  • TX000005 - Texas Owner Policies Schedule B, Paragraph 4
  • TX000004 - Sales Prior to Completion of Improvements
  • TX000003 - Duplication of Preprinted Exceptions
  • TX000002 - Restriction Disclosure: City of Houston
  • TX000001 - Sales Tax: Effective April 1, 1988

Multiple States Bulletins Relating to Texas

  • 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)
  • 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
  • MU2011005 - Southern Title Insurance Company
  • MU2010006 - Unlawful Inducements - Florida Department of Financial Services Proposed Rule
  • MU2009010 - Water Rights Coverage - UPDATE
  • MU2009003 - Closing Protection Letters (Insured Closing Letters)
  • MU2008011 - Water Rights Coverage
  • MU2008009 - Mechanic's Liens on Condominium Projects
  • MU000057 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU2008011.
  • MU000054 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU2008011.
  • MU000046 - Wachovia and Short Form Policy
  • MU000045 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU2008011.
  • MU000033 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MGT-68.
  • MU000026 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MGT-57.
  • MU000017 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU000033.
  • MU000012 - Reinsurance