Prior to the issuance of a policy, the title search department conducts a title search and examination of the property, a process through which it identifies and defines the risks to be assumed under the policy. Various public records that provide a history of the transfers of interest in a parcel of real estate are reviewed.
Stewart Title Puerto Rico is the only title agency in Puerto Rico with its own title plant and can produce title searches in less than 24 hours.
Title records, kept in continuously updated title plants owned by Stewart Title Puerto Rico are also used as reference. The title plants are compilations of land title deed information - extracted from public records dating back many years on properties in various geographic locations.
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