Bulletin: WI2017002

Date:
June 29, 2017
To:
All Wisconsin Issuing Offices
RE:
RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - Wisconsin Rate Manual Revised Schedule of Charges

Dear Associates:

Attached please find the revised Schedule of Charges for Title Insurance in The State of Wisconsin. These changes become effective on June 1, 2017.

Wisconsin Rate Manual (Click to View)

The revisions to the Schedule of Charges pertain to, and modify, the following sections of the rate manual.

Revisions to Section (C), - Endorsements. In this section, the rates for the ALTA 5 and 5.1 - Planned Unit Development endorsements have been changed from $75 to No Charge for Residential transactions.

The remainder of the filed Schedule of Charges for Use in the State of Wisconsin remains unchanged.

NOTE: Any Agents using AIM+ please contact PropertyInfo Customer Care to advise them of the new rate changes and request that they implement the changes in their respective AIM+ systems effective June 1, 2017. All other Agents please contact your software vendor or manager to have them modify your systems to implement the new rates effective June 1, 2017.  

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

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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:
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Related Bulletins:
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Underwriting Manual:
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Exceptions Manual:
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Forms:
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