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escrow agent

n. a person or entity holding documents and funds in a transfer of real property, acting for both parties pursuant to instructions. Typically the agent is a person (commonly an attorney), escrow company or title company, depending on local practice. (See: escrow)

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California consumers can check the license status and disciplinary history of an escrow agent by calling the Department of Corporations' toll-free number, 1-866-ASK-CORP (1-866-275-2677), or by using the Department's online databases at www.
West Escrow is an independent escrow company, licensed by the California Department of Corporations and insured as a member of the Escrow Agents Fidelity Corporation.
Now, through our new underwriting agreement, title agents, escrow agents, notaries and others can now receive the quality professional liability protection, underwriting expertise and claims defense on which we ve both built our market reputations.
9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- XL Group and RPS/Plus Companies have expanded their underwriting partnership to bring professional liability insurance to another class of business -- title & escrow agents.
E&O insurance offered for: Accountants, advertising or public relations agencies, beauticians or cosmetologists, clergy, collection agencies, management consultants, other consultants, employee leasing companies, employment agencies, escrow agents, funeral directors, health club operators, IT professionals, interior decorators or designers, media professionals, mortgage brokers, outfitters or guides, pest control exterminators or advisers, printers, property managers, real estate agents, real estate appraisers, tax preparers, title agents, transportation specialists, travel agents, veterinarians.
Getting the process right has implications for the software users, the developers or owners of the software, the escrow agents and any assessment body which may be called to certificate the quality processes of any one of those organizations.
The average taxpayer never sees their assessment notice, and a lot of people don't pay their real estate bills - it's paid by escrow agents - so they can use this to review their accounts," said Peter J.
To take advantage of the scheme's LEAF capability, government officials legally authorized to conduct a wiretap would need to obtain key components held by two separate escrow agents.
Buyers can research escrow agents through the Better Business Bureau or online.
29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Independent Land Title Agents (NAILTA), a national trade association representing independent land title agents, settlement agents and escrow agents has released the following statement from President Anthony L.