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Title Insurance Section Brochure (PDF)

Title Insurance Companies - means any domestic company organized under the laws of this State for the purpose of conducting the business of guaranteeing or insuring titles to real estate and any title insurance company organized under the laws of another State; the District of Columbia or foreign government and authorized to transact the business of guaranteeing or insuring titles to real estate in this State.

Title agents are companies or individuals registered by the title insurance underwriters to conduct real estate transactions throughout the State of Illinois.

The Act also requires the certification of Independent Escrowees. These independent escrowees receive deposits, in trust, of funds or documents for the purpose of effecting the sale, transfer, encumbrance or lease of property held until the title to the subject property is in prescribed condition.

 
Title Insurance Services:
 
Title Insurance Company/Agent Search
 
Title Insurance Bulletins:

Statement Regarding Free Title Search Services as Illegal Inducements

Statement Regarding Confidential Tips

Statement Regarding Predatory Lending Database

Statement Regarding Escrow Agents Acting as Short-Sale Negotiators

ALERT--Regarding Foreign Time-Share Sales Scam

Statement Regarding Closing Protection Letter Fees

Statement Regarding Consumers' Right to Choose Title Provider

Statement Regarding Disbursement

Cover Letter for 1-06 and 2-06
1-06 ISSUED 02-23-06
2-06 ISSUED 02-23-06

1-05 ISSUED 07-09-05

Notice of Liquidation of Guaranty Title and Trust Company

Disciplinary Actions

 
Title Insurance Forms:

Annual Registration of Title Insurance Agents

Application For Registration of a Title Insurance Agent (Form RA-10)

Cancellation of Agent Registration

Registrant Affidavit Form (Form GMC-1)

Name or Address Change (Form NAC-1)

Pledge & Release Form

Retaliatory Tax Calculation (Form RT-1)

 
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