Underwriting Bulletin

January 13, 2022

Bulletin UNNAT-Bulletin-2022-001-Policy Remittance Invoicing Update

Dear Agents: We appreciate your patience while we migrate to a new accounting system that will allow us to better serve our customers with policy remittance […]
December 29, 2021

Bulletin UNTN-Bulletin-2021-012-2021 ALTA Policies Available for Use in Tennessee

The American Land Title Association (ALTA) has recently adopted new and revised forms. The following new CPL has been adopted by ALTA as of April 2nd, […]
December 6, 2021

Bulletin UNAZ-Bulletin-2021-011- Changes to Arizona Homestead Statutes-Judgment liens against homestead

The purpose of this Bulletin is to alert FNTI agents of important changes effective January 1, 2022 pertaining to the Arizona statutory homestead exemption, attachment of […]
October 29, 2021

Bulletin UNCO-Bulletin-2021-010-2021 ALTA Policies Available for Use in Colorado

The American Land Title Association (ALTA) has recently adopted new and revised forms. The following new CPL has been adopted by ALTA as of April 2nd, […]
October 19, 2021

Bulletin UNNAT-Bulletin-2021-009-Temporary FNMA Requirements for Condominium and Co-op Projects

Background: On October 13, 2021, the Federal National Mortgage Association (“FNMA”), which purchases residential loans and the mortgages which secure them, announced new lending standards in […]
September 9, 2021

Bulletin UNTX-Bulletin-2021-008-Private Transfer Fees

In recent weeks, we have received numerous questions regarding the validity of Private Transfer Fees and increased requests by proposed insureds to remove any exception to […]
September 7, 2021

Bulletin UNTX-Bulletin-2021-007-2021 Legislation Summary

HOMESTEAD  Effective September 1, 2021   Section 52.0012 of the Property Code was amended to revise the procedure for clearing the cloud on title on a […]
August 12, 2021

Bulletin UNTX-Bulletin-2021-006-Termination of RIN Authority

Termination of RIN Authority for Notary Public to Witness Wet Ink Signatures via Videoconferencing and Affix Notary Seal and Signature Upon Receiving Hard Copy Documents NOTICE: […]
May 11, 2021

Bulletin UNNAT-Bulletin-2021-005- Suspicious Recorded Documents

Title policy claims for forged documents have been increasingly experienced in our industry pertaining to documents appearing in a chain of title, which at first glance […]