Bulletin: WV2019001

Date:
July 01, 2019
To:
All West Virginia Issuing Offices
RE:
UNDERWRITING - Harrison County, West Virginia

Dear Associates:

Please be advised that the online public property records in Harrison County, West Virginia have been recently compromised and that the County is working on bringing the system back online and updating their records. The Clerk’s office is open and recording is occurring. The Clerk’s Office has advised that they are approximately 2 weeks behind in recording documents but such are being date stamped when presented for recordation. Searches can be conducted physically at the Clerk’s Office. However if you are conducting online searches in Harrison County, WV you are advised to contact the Clerk’s Office to confirm that they are fully back online and that all current recording information can be obtained through the online portals. 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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