Gulf Coast Title changes name to Stewart Title

Brooksville title company aligns under national Stewart Title brand

(BROOKSVILLE, FL) (Sept. 10, 2008) – Gulf Coast Title has served the title industry needs of Hernando and surrounding counties for the past 85 years. Today, Stewart Title, who has owned the company for the past two years, announced the name change. Stewart is an international company with more than a century of underwriting expertise, financial strength, innovative technology, superior service and consistent real estate closings.

“We have been a part of the Stewart family for the past two years, and are excited to officially become Stewart Title in our name as well,” said Kent Eppley, division president, Gulf Coast Title. “With an established reputation for superior client service and expertise in the industry, this is a thrilling new change for our company.”

“Although their name has changed, they will continue to offer title policies backed by a title underwriter company which has shown an industry record 33 years of consecutive growth in policyholder’s surplus and reserves,” said Stewart Morris, Jr., President and co-chief executive officer of Stewart Information Services Corp. “This will enable Stewart Title to offer their customers a peace of mind difficult to find in today’s changing market.”

Gulf Coast Title will operate effective immediately under the new name Stewart Title, with a branding campaign to promote and support the name change to follow. If you have any questions regarding Stewart Title, please call (342) 796-9416.

111 North Main Street
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 796-9416
(352) 799-9240 fax

About Stewart Title

Stewart Title Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC), a customer-driven, technology-enabled, strategically competitive, real estate information, title insurance and transaction management company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services required for settlement by the real estate and mortgage industries throughout the United States and international markets. Stewart also provides post-closing lender services, automated county clerk land records, property ownership mapping, geographic information systems, property information reports, document preparation, background checks and expertise in tax-deferred exchanges. More information can be found at