Resources to Keep You in the Know

As your single source for commercial title services nationwide, we maintain meaningful resources to keep you "in the know."

Title 101: 2023

Making Sense of Title Insurance in Commercial Transactions
The D.C. & Blatimore NCS is proud to bring you this handy flipbook covering a range of topics to provide a better understanding of title insurance, related forms, etc.

Mechanic’s Lien Laws 2023

State-by-State Information
Chicago Title is pleased to provide you with this handy eBook of mechanic's lien laws.

ALTA Endorsement Handbook 2023

Our Most Common Commercial Endorsements
The basic coverages provided by the standard American Land Title Association ("ALTA") title insurance policies address many of the most common title insurance needs. This handbook is intended to serve as an introduction to the most commonly requested endorsements. If you have any questions about any of the material in this handbook, please contact your National Commercial Services representative.

ALTA Policies Comparison Charts

Loan and Owner's
This comparison chart is intended as a guide to identifying differences between the 2021 and 2006 ALTA policies. It should not be relied upon for the interpretation of these policies.

Built Podcast

The people behind our built world
Look at any skyline or landscape and you’ll see apartments, hotels, offices, and warehouses that we all benefit from every day. But what you don’t see are the people who make those structures possible. Meet the professionals behind some of the biggest transactions and investments in commercial real estate and hear their stories of how they got to where they are today. Every story is unique, every property is individual, but we’re all part of this built world. Hosted by Brian Maughan, Chief Marketing Officer, Fidelity National Financial.

Company Fact Sheet

Company Financials
We are excited about our core title, mortgage technology and transactional businesses for the current fiscal year. Our financial performance and position is reported for each quarter and full year. As always, we will look to maximize profitability in all of our businesses and continue to strive to create as much value as possible for our shareholders.


CRE Webinars

Cast Away: Economic Implications of the Upcoming Election
Presented by Anirban Basu, Chairman and CEO, Sage Policy Group, Inc.
In the midst of a global pandemic that has ended what had been the lengthiest economic expansion in American history comes a presidential election. There are many issues at stake, including pandemic response, health insurance, tax rates, infrastructure, and the Supreme Court. This presentation will attempt to address various scenarios. What happens if Trump is re-elected? What would a Biden presidency look like from an economic perspective? What about the impacts of congressional elections? There are many possibilities, and this presentation will seek to address them in a data-driven, non-partisan manner.

Originally presented live Tuesday, October 20, 2020.

National Association Conventions

2024 Schedule
This schedule is provided as a courtesy to our customers based on information available to us as of November 2023. Please contact the listed organizations directly for the latest information on dates, registration fees, etc.


State-by-State Title Information
State-by-state title insurance information including: recording fees, mortgage and transfer taxes, document execution requirements, laws, customs, forms (state specific, endorsements, policies) and more.


Real Estate Laws & Customs

Laws, Customs, and Buyer/Seller Fee Splits
We are proud to provide this handy reference of real estate laws, customs, and buyer/seller fee splits for all 50 states and the District of Columbia to employees, customers, and title agents.

Industry Links

Stay Current on the Industry
Check out our industry link section to stay connected to ALTA, Fannie and Freddie Mae, the latest industry news, regulatory changes, upcoming trade show events and more. For your convenience, we have provided smart links with quick access to these government agency and industry partner websites.

State Laws, Customs, & Links

Understand the Differences
Each state has its own differences related to the laws, customs and rates associated with commercial real estate transactions. Here you will find a collection of links to state legislatures, revenue departments, land title associations and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

...Or Just Ask Us
There are always questions about title insurance, rates, state laws and customs. We have provided answers to a few of the most commonly asked questions here. If you can't find the answer you need, contact us directly. We are happy to help.

Real Estate Glossary

There are many unique words, terms and acronyms for the real estate industry. Our real estate glossary provides simple definitions for some of the most common. If you can't find the information you need here, ask one of us.