ALTA Endorsement 11 (Modification)


Attached to Policy No.

Issued by


The Company insures against loss or damage sustained or incurred by the insured by reason of:

1. The invalidity or unenforceability of the lien of the insured mortgage upon the title at Date of Endorsement as a result of the agreement dated , recorded ("Modification"); and

2. The lack of priority of the lien of the insured mortgage, at Date of Endorsement, over defects in, or liens or encumbrances on the title, except for those shown in the policy or any prior endorsement and except: [Specify exceptions, if any]

This endorsement does not insure against loss or damage, and the Company will not pay costs, attorneys' fees or expenses, by reason of any claim which arises out of the transaction creating the Modification, by reason of the operation of federal bankruptcy, state insolvency, or similar creditors' rights laws, that is based on:

(a) the Modification being deemed a fraudulent conveyance or fraudulent transfer; or

(b) the subordination of the interest of the insured mortgagee as a result of the application of the doctrine of equitable subordination because of the Modification; or

(c) the Modification being deemed a preferential transfer except where the preferential transfer results from the failure:

(i) to timely record the instrument of transfer; or

(ii) of such recordation to impart notice to a purchaser for value or a judgment or lien creditor.

This endorsement is issued as part of the policy. Except as it expressly states, it does not (i) modify any of the terms and provisions of the policy, (ii) modify any prior endorsements, (iii) extend the Date of Policy, or (iv) increase the Amount of Insurance. To the extent a provision of the policy or a previous endorsement is inconsistent with an express provision of this endorsement, this endorsement controls. Otherwise, this endorsement is subject to all of the terms and provisions of the policy and of any prior endorsements.

[Witness clause optional]

Date of Endorsement: _________________


BY: ______________________________

For issuing guidelines on this form, see Guidelines