General Title Insurance Company Blog

Jan 25

General Title Added to Coveted Wells Fargo Approved Master Title Underwriter List

By: rbh

We are pleased to announce that after nearly 7 years of back-and-forth and countless hours of effort, General Title Insurance Company is finally on the “Wells Fargo Mortgage Banker Finance Group - Approved Master Title Underwriter List”! Per the enclosed list, General Title joins other underwriter colleagues on all Wells Fargo warehouse loan programs as of January 17, 2017. This is a significant event for us and should be a positive development for the catalog of business you can provide your referral customers. As one of the largest warehouse lenders in the world, this approval catapults our paper and your services into the competitive fray for business. I hope you all take advantage of this announcement. Please make sure your mortgage lender colleagues are aware of this development. Should you run into difficulty be sure to provide the enclosed master list with the effective date of January 17, 2017.

Jan 13

Ohio "Good Funds" Law to be Effective April 6, 2017

By: rbh

With the passage of legislation in Ohio and Governor Kasich's signature, Ohio's "good funds" law will change on April 6, 2017. Any monies deposited with an escrow agent in excess of $1,000.00 must be in the form of "immediately available funds". In this case, the statute refers to wire transfers. Agents should refer to underwriting bulletins for additional guidance or contact us at