CANADA

Commercial Products for Lending Professionals

Unsurpassed Commercial Title Insurance

Stewart Title’s Commercial Loan Policy insures the priority and enforceability of the mortgage and provides protection to the lender if they suffer a loss as a result of a covered risk. 

 

For a one-time premium, title insurance coverage eliminates closing delays by reducing due diligence searches and insuring over matters such as defects, encroachments or title problems that might otherwise stand in the way of completing a purchase or mortgage transaction.  Coverage is valid for the entire time the mortgage is registered.

 

Our Broad Portfolio

We provide title insurance for transactions that range from the simple to the most complex. Our broad portfolio of title insured commercial properties is among the strongest and most impressive in the industry and includes properties as varied as:

 

  • Retail developments
  • Office towers
  • Business centres
  • Hotels
  • Golf courses
  • Multi-site portfolio projects
  • Wind farms
  • Power plants
  • First Nations lands
  • Pipelines
  • Cross-border properties
  • Vacant parcels of land

 

Knowledgeable Support for All Your Transactions

 

Underwriting Excellence

Our team of underwriters specializes in processing transactions that require custom underwriting and unique risk analysis. We have the knowledge and ingenuity to provide the best security, coverage and service available for even the most complex transactions.

 

Custom Endorsements

Endorsements on a title insurance policy are one of the primary elements that supplement coverage and enhance the value of a title insurance policy. Policy endorsements can be tailored to suit even the most complex situations and are offered with no additional premium or fee.

 

Registration Gap Coverage

Title insurance protects against loss from intervening registrations taking place between the closing date and the date the insured instrument is registered. Gap coverage is essential where acquisitions or financing take place in several provinces concurrently or where there are inherent delays in the provincial registration system.

 

Cross-Border Transactions

It takes experience, responsiveness and dedication to complete all aspects of a cross-border transaction. From selecting the appropriate coverage to tying in loan policies for multiple sites, we have the resources to understand the nature of your transaction and how best to protect it.

 

Securitization of Mortgage Portfolios

For lenders looking to trade or securitize their residential and commercial mortgage portfolios on the world market, title insurance can provide standardized protection and is recognized worldwide.

 

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS)

REITS have unique title insurance requirements for which we offer a custom-designed policy for both purchase and mortgage transactions. Stewart Title has streamlined the policy issuing process to ensure a fast turnaround so that REIT transactions close on time. Whether it is a single or multi-site transaction, we provide gap coverage between the advance of funds and the registration of closing documents.

 

Our Claims Commitment

Stewart Title’s financial strength and claims paying ability are recognized by leading companies that measure financial performance. We are consistently honoured with superior ratings. You can count on us to resolve claims in a professional manner. Our experience, combined with a practical, results-oriented approach, ensures that we deal with each claim in a timely manner.

 

Insure With an Experienced, Reliable Leader

With over a century of experience in protecting lenders and property owners, Stewart Title is one of the largest, most respected title insurers in the world. In Canada, our history of partnering with and supporting legal professionals makes us the preferred underwriter for title insurance policies ordered by lawyers and notaries. You can count on us to safeguard your investments.

 

Contact us for additional information.

 

This website is intended to provide information that is of a general nature and is subject to modification. Coverage and requirements can vary depending on the location of the property involved. Please review your actual Stewart Title policy for full coverage details.

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