The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a relatively new US Government entity regulating several aspects of consumer finance. The one that is relative to our business is mortgage loans, and their Know Before You Owe initiative is designed to provide you with tools for better understanding your options before you initiate a loan with a lender and guide you in a way that you will better understand what is happening through each step of the process.
The government entity that regulates Title Insurance in Texas. This link is to a more detailed explanation of Title Insurance. Para leer acerca de seguro de título en español, haga clic aquí.
Because of the spotlight that the CFPB has been shining on the title insurance and mortgage industries, TDI has provided this information about how Texas has been handling these questions and responsibilities for many years.
Primarily an industry specific resource, this FAQ and some other resources on TLTA's website will help answer questions about title insurance in Texas.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Stewart Title is one of the largest title companies in the industry. Comprised of a family of companies, Stewart provides title insurance and related information services required for settlement by the real estate and mortgage industries throughout the United States and international markets through Stewart Trusted Provider title agencies.
A list of forms from TREC is available at this link. TREC contract forms are intended for use primarily by licensed real estate brokers or sales agents who are trained in their correct use.