Forms and Affidavits

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Available below are some of the most common forms and affidavits used in connection with the deletion or addressing of exceptions in title insurance policies. The forms and affidavits are available in PDF format. You can complete the forms online by downloading them to your computer (click "Download") and complete online or save them to complete at a later date. If you need Adobe Reader (a free program) to view the files, click the link below. Note: Adobe Reader does not let you save the changes you make to the forms and affidavits, so make sure you print an extra copy for your records.

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Privacy Notice (pdf) download Document updated:3/14/2014 - Size:27kb

Prior Overlimits Extra Hazardous (pdf) download Document updated:1/06/2014 - Size:280kb

Policy Comparison Table (pdf) download Document updated:9/21/2011 - Size:104kb

06 ALTA Commitment (pdf) download Document updated:6/15/2007 - Size:84kb

06 ALTA Loan Policy (pdf) download Document updated:6/15/2007 - Size:215kb

06 ALTA Owner's Policy (pdf) download Document updated:6/15/2007 - Size:149kb

Carbon Monoxide Affidavit (pdf) download Document updated:9/7/2007 - Size:76kb This affidavit may be helpful in determining whether proper carbon monoxide detectors are installed. It is not a substitute for obtaining a carbon monoxide alarm certificate from the fire department.

Commercial Lender Policy (pdf) download Document updated:4/7/2005 - Size:273kb Schedules A and B for Commercial Lenders Policy.

Commercial Owner Policy (pdf) download Document updated:1/24/2004 - Size:267kb Schedules A and B for Commercial Owners Policy.

Commitment Jacket (pdf) download Document updated:2/7/2004 - Size:131kb This is the jacket used to issue commitments and must be accompanied by the Commitment Schedules.

Commitment Schedules (pdf) download Document updated:2/7/2004 - Size:156kb These are the schedules used to issue commitments and they must be accompanied by the Commitment Jacket.

Comprehensive Affidavit (pdf) download Document updated:1/6/2004 - Size:28kb This affidavit is used in connection with both the "regular" and the Homeowners policies to delete certain exceptions and to permit some of the coverages under the latter policy to be given

Enhanced Loan Policy (pdf) download Document updated:10/11/2013 - Size:44kb

Enhanced Owners Policy (pdf) download Document updated:7/17/2009 - Size:26kb

First-Time Homebuyer Confirmation (pdf) download Document updated:10/12/2012 - Size: 29kb

Foreign Person (Tax) Affidavit (pdf) download Document updated:9/7/2007 - Size:149kb This form can be used to establish that tax withholding for a foreign person is unnecessary (i.e., that no seller is a foreign person or that the amount realized from the sale is less than $300,000 and that the buyer will be using the property as a residence.

Gap Indemnity Refinances (pdf) download Document updated:9/7/2007 - Size:61kb The Gap Indemnity for Refinances may be used with approval from Stewart's Legal department when recordings of mortgages will be delayed due to registry backlogs.

Gap Indemnity Sales (pdf) download Document updated:9/7/2007 - Size:30kb The Gap Indemnity for Sales may be used with approval from Stewart's Legal department when recordings of deeds and/or mortgages will be delayed due to registry backlogs.

Mechanics Lien Indemnity Agreement (pdf) download Document updated:12/22/2003 - Size:24kb This form is used to delete the mechanics' lien exception in a construction (successive disbursement) loan policy or in a larger, commercial policy. (The Comprehensive Affidavit is used in one-to-four family residential transactions.)

Notice of Availability-Owners Policy (pdf) download Document updated:3/13/2004 - Size:122kb This form should always be used to determine whether the owner wants to purchase or wishes to decline the purchase of an owner's policy. It is important that the owner have this choice and clearly indicate his or her decision by using the form.

Registry Fees (pdf) download Document updated:12/22/2003 - Size:25kb Current fees charged for recording by the registries of deeds.

Tax Affidavit New (pdf) download Document updated:2/27/2006 - Size:79kb Use this affidavit, when applicable, to dispose of the lien for death taxes for persons dying on or after January 1, 2003.

Tax Affidavit Old (pdf) download Document updated:5/13/2004 - Size:117kb Use this affidavit, when applicable, to dispose of the lien for death taxes for persons dying between January 1, 1997 and December 31, 2002.

Trustee Certificate (pdf) download Document updated:5/13/2004 - Size:113kb Trustee Certificate permitting a "summary" of the trust, rather than the trust itself, to be recorded.

Enhanced Loan Policy (pdf) download Document updated:10/11/2013 - Size:44kb