WA Bulletins

  • MU2019001 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - New and Revised ALTA Forms
  • WA2018003 - UNDERWRITING - House Bill 2539 Documentation Required In Order To Receive Excise Tax Exemption As It Relates To Inheritance
  • WA2018002 - UNDERWRITING - WUCIOA (Washington Common Interest Ownership Act) CIC (Common Interest Communities)
  • WA2018001 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - COMMITMENT FORM UPDATE - New Form for Washington
  • MU2018001 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - New and Revised ALTA Forms
  • MU2007002 - Survey Requirements - Owner's and Loan Policies [Revised 10-19-17]
  • MU2017003 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - ALTA Short Form Residential Loan Policy (12-03-12) and ALTA Short Form Residential Loan Policy - Current Violations (04-02-15)
  • WA2016004 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - New Forms - Effective Date November 9, 2016
  • MU2016006 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - ALTA Expanded Coverage Residential Loan Policies - Assessments Priority (04-02-15) or Current Assessments (04-02-15); and ALTA Short Form Expanded Coverage Residential Loan Policies - Assessments Priority (04-02-15) or Current Assessments (04-02-15)
  • MU2016004 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - New and Revised ALTA Forms (08-01-16)
  • WA2016003 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - New Washington rates
  • WA2016002 - UNDERWRITING - Lack of Probate Affidavit for Real Estate Excise Tax, (“REET”) exemption
  • WA2016001 - LEGISLATIVE UPDATE - WA Legislative update
  • MU2016001 - UNDERWRITING - Updated Guidelines for ALTA Endorsement 4-06 and 4.1-06 (Condominium) and ALTA Endorsement 5-06 and 5.1-06 (Planned Unit Development)
  • WA2015003 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - Washington Forms
  • WA2015002 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - Rate manual for King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap Counties
  • MU2015003 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - New and Revised ALTA Forms (04-02-15)
  • WA2015001 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - Rate manual for King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap Counties
  • MU2015001 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - New and Revised ALTA Forms (04-02-14 & 12-01-14)
  • MU2014004 - UNDERWRITING - Transfer on Death Deeds
  • WA2014002 - UNDERWRITING - Policy reporting by county
  • MU2014003 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - New and Revised ALTA Forms (12-02-13)
  • WA2014001 - UNDERWRITING - Waiver in non-judicial foreclosure proceedings
  • MU2014002 - LEGISLATIVE UPDATES - Retail Marijuana Sales
  • MU2014001 - UNDERWRITING - Mineral Exception
  • WA2013002 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - New Washington Form Filing - Effective December 26, 2013
  • WA2013001 - LEGISLATIVE UPDATES - Washington State Legislative Update
  • MU2013003 - RATES AND/OR FORMS UPDATE - New, Revised, or Withdrawn ALTA Forms (08-01-12), (12-03-12) and (04-02-13)
  • WA2012004 - MERS issues in Washington State: The Bain Opinion
  • WA2012003 - Guardian Ad Litem
  • WA2012002 - Underwriting Minute
  • WA2012001 - Underwriting Minute
  • MU2012001 - New ALTA Forms (04-02-12)
  • WA2011002 - New Washington Rate and Form Filing - Effective 10/17/2011
  • MU2009009 - Creditors' Rights Endorsement and Creditors'Rights Checklist
  • WA2011001 - New Washington Guarantee Forms - Effective 8/23/2011
  • MU2011004 - New, Revised, or Withdrawn ALTA Forms (08-01-11)
  • MU2011002 - New, Revised, or Withdrawn ALTA Forms (02-03-11)
  • MU2010008 - Mechanic's Liens Coverage During Construction - Initial Priority if No Commencement (3)
  • MU2010006 - Unlawful Inducements - Florida Department of Financial Services Proposed Rule
  • MU2010003 - New, Revised, or Withdrawn ALTA Forms (2-03-10)
  • MU2010004 - Acceptance of Instruction Letters
  • MU2010002 - Creditors' Rights
  • MU2010001 - Transfer Fee Covenants/Private Transfer Taxes
  • MU2009010 - Water Rights Coverage - UPDATE
  • MU2009008 - New ALTA Forms (10-22-09)
  • MU2009006 - New ALTA Forms
  • MU2009003 - Closing Protection Letters (Insured Closing Letters)
  • MU2009002 - ALTA Homeowner's Policy of Title Insurance (1/1/08)
  • MU2009001 - Equity Lines
  • WA2008002 - Purchase Money Deeds of Trust and Pre-Existing Liens
  • MU2008011 - Water Rights Coverage
  • MU000054 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU2008011.
  • MU000026 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MGT-57.
  • MU000033 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MGT-68.
  • MU2008009 - Mechanic's Liens on Condominium Projects
  • WA000055 - Update on Secret Probate Liens for Medical Assistance paid by the Department of Social and Health Services (?DSHS?)
  • WA000054 - Sales Following Foreclosure/Forfeiture/Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure
  • WA000051 - This Bulletin has been replaced by WA000055.
  • WA000045 - Useful Web Sites
  • WA000038 - Indian Trust Land Case
  • WA000012 - This Bulletin has been replaced by WA000025.
  • MU000038 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU2007002.
  • MU000005 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU000019.
  • MU000017 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU000033.
  • MU2008002 - New ALTA Forms
  • WA2007001 - This Bulletin has been replaced by WA2008001.
  • WA2008001 - New Washington Domestic Partnership Law
  • MU2008008 - 2006 Policies
  • MU2008005 - Creditors' Rights Issues
  • MU2008001 - ALTA Endorsements 14.3 (Reverse Mortgages)
  • MU2007005 - This bulletin has been replaced.
  • MU2007004 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU2008005.
  • MU2007003 - 2006 ALTA Title Insurance Policies
  • MU2007001 - This bulletin has been replaced.
  • MU000057 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU2008011.
  • MU000056 - 2006 ALTA Webinar on Virtual Underwriter
  • MU000055 - Acknowledgement of Opportunity to Obtain Interpreter
  • MU000049 - New ALTA Forms
  • WA000056 - Transfers to Avoid Creditors
  • MU000019 - ALTA Endorsement Forms 10 and 10.1 Guidelines
  • MU000022 - ALTA Junior Loan Policy Form
  • MU000002 - Balloon Mortgage Rider
  • MU000011 - Master Residential Loan Policy and Short Form Residential Policy
  • MU000016 - ALTA Zoning Endorsement
  • MU000014 - Payoffs: Residential Open End or Revolving Credit Loans
  • WA000043 - Proposed Endorsement Filing
  • WA000047 - "STAR" Policy
  • WA000048 - Real Estate Excise Tax - Bankruptcy
  • WA000049 - GAMBLING TAX LIENS - Punch Boards & Pull Tabs
  • WA000050 - Tenants Right of First Refusal - Mobile Home Parks
  • WA000052 - Recorded Judgments
  • WA000041 - Washington State Department of Transportation Internal Memo No. 3.021 E (11-2-59) Width of Right of Way Which May Be Claimed When Road Established By Prescription
  • WA000026 - Railroad Rights of Way
  • WA000027 - Tax Sales
  • WA000028 - Mineral Rights
  • WA000029 - Inner Harbor Lines
  • WA000030 - Mechanic's Lien Foreclosure
  • WA000031 - Vacated Streets
  • WA000032 - Contract Purchaser - Bona Fide Purchaser
  • WA000033 - New Mechanic's Lien Act (Chapter 281: Laws of 1991: Chapter 126: Laws of 1992)
  • WA000034 - Extended Owner's Coverage - Vacant Land
  • WA000035 - Forced Sales
  • WA000036 - Priority of Financing Statements
  • WA000037 - Home Equity Policy (Not for First Mortgages)
  • WA000039 - Water Rights Exception
  • WA000040 - Effect of "Allodial Freehold" & Homestead Declaration on Property Tax Liability Attorney General of Washington Opinion No. 1996 No.6
  • WA000014 - Judgment for Owelty
  • WA000015 - Deed of Trust Sales
  • WA000016 - Growth Management Act - Excise Tax Chapter 17(x)
  • WA000017 - Lien Foreclosures
  • WA000018 - Tax Sales
  • WA000019 - Low Income Housing/Mobile Home Parks (Chapter 168)
  • WA000020 - Railroad Rights of Way
  • WA000021 - Real Estate Contract Forfeitures
  • WA000022 - Railroad Rights of Way
  • WA000023 - Abandonment of Real Estate Contracts
  • WA000024 - Omitted Lienholders
  • WA000025 - Records of County Engineer
  • MU000053 - New ALTA Endorsements 20 and 21
  • WA000006 - Mechanic's Liens
  • WA000007 - Irrigation Districts
  • WA000008 - PUD Liens
  • WA000009 - Mineral Reservations
  • WA000010 - Unrecorded Leases
  • WA000011 - Title Insurance
  • WA000013 - Homesteads
  • WA000003 - Redemption
  • WA000004 - Tax Sales
  • WA000005 - Yakima Indian Land Use Case
  • WA000001 - Real Estate Contract Forfeitures
  • WA000002 - Tax Sales
  • MU000046 - Wachovia and Short Form Policy
  • MU000037 - Survey Requirements - Loan Policies
  • MU000039 - Short Form Residential Loan Policy - World Savings
  • MU000041 - Short Form Residential Loan Policy
  • MU000042 - New ALTA Leasehold Endorsements 13 and 13.1
  • MU000043 - ALTA Expanded Coverage Residential Loan Policy (10/13/01); Short Form Expanded Coverage Residential Loan Policy (2001)
  • MU000031 - ALTA Endorsements 3, 3.1, 9, 9.1 and 9.2; Homeowner Policy Title Insurance; ALTA Standard Exceptions
  • MU000030 - Guidelines for HOMEOWNER'S POLICY OF TITLE INSURANCE (To Be Issued On Single Family Residential and Condominiums Only Located On Platted Land)
  • MU000023 - ALTA Endorsement Forms 11 and 12 Guidelines
  • MU000010 - Environmental Protection Lien Endorsement - ALTA Form 8.1 - Environmental Matters
  • MU000012 - Reinsurance
  • MU000006 - New Guidelines - Residential Refi's
  • MU000008 - ALTA Condominium Endorsement 4.1
  • MU000003 - Condominium Assessment Lien Priority
  • MU000045 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU2008011.
  • MU000044 - Stewart Short Form Commercial Loan Policy
  • MU000036 - Questions Concerning the HOMEOWNER'S POLICY OF TITLE INSURANCE (To Be Issued On Single Family Residential and Condominiums Only On Platted Land)
  • MU000035 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU2007001.
  • MU000034 - Commitment Disclosure
  • MU000029 - Date of Owner Policy
  • MU000032 - Speeding Up the Policy: ALTA Short Form Residential Loan Policy (10/17/92); Date of Policy on Regular Owner's or Loan Policy [Partially Replaced]
  • MU000027 - This Bulletin has been replaced by MU000029.
  • MU000021 - Date of Policy (without recording information)
  • MU000018 - Title Search Requirements