Bulletin: WA2011001

Date:
September 13, 2011
To:
All Washington Issuing Offices
RE:
New Washington Guarantee Forms - Effective 8/23/2011

 

Dear Associates: 

This Bulletin is sent to advise you that Stewart Title Guaranty Company has recently filed revised guarantee forms with the State of Washington, Division of Insurance.  The forms revised are: 

WA Trustee’s Sale Guarantee
WA Litigation Guarantee
WA Subdivision Guarantee

The forms were approved as of August 12, 2011, and the filing will be effective as of August 23, 2011. The revised guarantee forms are available in AIM and will be available on Virtual Underwriter in the near future at http://www.vuwriter.com.  

If you have any questions relating to this or other bulletins, please contact a Stewart Title Guaranty Company underwriter.

For on-line viewing of this and other bulletins, please log onto www.vuwriter.com.  

THIS BULLETIN IS FURNISHED TO INFORM YOU OF CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS. AS A REMINDER, YOU ARE CHARGED WITH KNOWLEDGE OF THE CONTENT ON VIRTUAL UNDERWRITER  AS IT EXISTS FROM TIME TO TIME AS IT APPLIES TO YOU, AS WELL AS ANY OTHER INSTRUCTIONS. OUR UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS DO NOT AUTHORIZE OUR ISSUING AGENTS TO ENGAGE IN SETTLEMENTS OR CLOSINGS ON BEHALF OF STEWART TITLE GUARANTY COMPANY. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT INTENDED TO DIRECT YOUR ESCROW OR SETTLEMENT PRACTICES OR TO CHANGE PROVISIONS OF APPLICABLE UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS. CONFIDENTIAL, PROPRIETARY, OR NONPUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION SHOULD NEVER BE SHARED OR DISSEMINATED EXCEPT AS ALLOWED BY LAW. IF APPLICABLE STATE LAW OR REGULATION IMPOSES ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS, YOU SHOULD CONTINUE TO COMPLY WITH THOSE REQUIREMENTS.

References

Bulletins Replaced:
None
Related Bulletins:
None
Underwriting Manual:
None
Exceptions Manual:
None
Forms:
WA Litigation Guarantee
 
WA Subdivision Guarantee
 
WA Trustee's Sale Guarantee