STG Defect in Title Endorsement Guideline 1


This endorsement provides insurance against a defect in title because of a missing deed.

Underwriting Requirements:

Stewart’s Underwriting personnel must approve issuance of this endorsement. Factors to be analyzed include use and possession of the land, state adverse possession laws, and time of the gap in the chain.

The underwriting guidelines contained herein have been provided for general reference. The facts, circumstances, and location of the subject property should be considered when determining the issuance of the requested form or endorsement. Please note that all of the forms and endorsements included in this system may not be available in all states. Accordingly, please contact the appropriate Stewart Title Guaranty Company underwriting personnel in order to determine availability.

Compliance with the underwriting guidelines contained herein in no way obligates Stewart Title Guaranty Company to issue any form or endorsement.

This guideline applies to the following form(s):

STG Defect in Title Endorsement 1