Old Republic is a title insurance company doing business in Florida. Old Republic may have other business interests however, for this article, we are looking at Old Republic’s subsidiary Republic Mortgage Insurance Company. See full copy at The Property Patrol.
Started in 1972 Republic Mortgage Insurance Company claims they protect lenders across the United States from losses due to defaults on first mortgages for single-family residential properties. Head-quartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, RMIC is an independent national provider of private mortgage insurance for first mortgage loans. It appears RMIC has over exposed themselves in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages.
The Florida division of Republic Mortgage Insurance of Florida has been down-graded in their financial strength to an (E) rating. Financial ratings are based on an (A) being the best and an (F) as a failed institution. So a rating of an (E) is the last step before failure.
In American housing, the chart below shows what areas Old Republic is exposed and Republic Mortgage Insurance Company is included in the chart calculations.
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Some Florida Real Estate Title companies have lost their license. Under new leadership, Florida’s Jeff Atwater, Chief Financial Officer cracks down on violators of Florida licensing laws.
Real Estate Title companies hire abstracters to research property titles. The title insurance company issues a title policy based on the abstracter’s report. When possible improprieties occur, the chief financial officer is held accountable. Usually, the title company, not the abstracter, has done something to violate Florida financial laws and the title company is disciplined.
Below is a list of Florida Real Estate Title companies that have been fined or had their license suspended or revoked due to alleged improprieties.
Company Name Location Action Taken
Citrus Land Title, Spring Hill Suspended 3 mos.
Emerald Title Tamarac Suspended 3 mos.
Fellowship Title Bunnell Suspended 3 mos.
LMT Title of So. FL Miami Suspended 3 mos.
People’s Title Tampa License Revoked
Trinity Title Hialeah Suspended 3 mos.
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