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The TitlePLUS Program & Title Insurance

Warning re: Claims exposure where private mortgage advance goes to third party


[The following is the text of a LAWPRO alert sent October 7, 2014. This post mirrors the alert, but includes samples of the new exemption clauses we have seen in claims files.] LAWPRO has become aware of a new exception to coverage in certain title insurance policies which could expose real estate practitioners to claims… Read More »

Categories: Real Estate, The TitlePLUS Program & Title Insurance, Fraud Prevention

What do title insurers expect from lawyers?


Still relatively new in Canada, title insurance is not fully understood by many consumers. Even certain less-sophisticated lenders lack detailed knowledge of the product. The responsibility for explaining title insurance to those who purchase it – and for supporting insureds in obtaining coverage that suits their needs – falls squarely on lawyers’ shoulders. Lawyers are… Read More »

Categories: Real Estate, The TitlePLUS Program & Title Insurance

TitlePLUS department’s new Social Media initiatives


The TitlePLUS department recently launched a new Facebook page “TitlePLUS Home Buying Guide – Canada.” The page helps educate home buyers on the home buying and mortgaging processes. With checklists, tools and resources, the page will be a one-stop shop for people looking for useful information on not only home buying and ownership, but also… Read More »

Categories: The TitlePLUS Program & Title Insurance
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