Commercial Services

Strength and Stability Since 1907

Maintaining a strong financial position is core to Old Republic Title’s strategy for success. Since 1992, no other title insurer has had higher overall ratings than Old Republic Title. Our parent company, Old Republic International Corporation (ORI), is among the nation's 50 largest publicly held insurance organizations. You can find more information about ORI's and Old Republic Title Insurance Group’s finances by looking through ORI’s 2018 Annual Review.

Financial Strength and Stability

Maintaining a strong financial position is core to Old Republic Title’s strategy for success. Since 1992, no other title insurer has had higher overall ratings than Old Republic Title. Our parent company, Old Republic International Corporation (ORI), is among the nation's 50 largest publicly held insurance organizations. You can find more information about ORI's and Old Republic Title Insurance Group’s finances by looking through ORI’s 2019 Annual Review.

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From land acquisition to the completion and sale of your project, the Old Republic Title Builder Services team can provide the expertise you need for the planning, development and public record process. Our experienced team is a valuable resource to builders and developers working on a variety of projects. 

Builder Services can help: 

  • Prepare the Preliminary Report of Title Commitment disclosing such matters as easements, mineral and oil reservations, taxes, bonds, assessments, existing restrictions and other recorded matters affecting title to the subject property. 
  • Aid in obtaining necessary lender consents and signatures on the map.

Old Republic Specialized Commercial Services is your single-source for national due diligence services. ORSCS simplifies the complicated and time-consuming process of ordering multiple due diligence products for commercial real estate transactions nationwide. The transaction is coordinated through one contact, at one location, using one platform, so we can assist in delivering a stress-free closing for your customers. 

Our comprehensive solutions include: 

  • Commercial land surveys
  • Zoning reports and letters
  • Property condition assessments
  • Environmental studies
  • Commercial appraisal services


Additionally, we offer flood determinations and Qualified Intermediary services for 1031 Exchanges.

Old Republic Title has a long history of insuring some of the largest commercial properties and the most complicated titles in the United States. Old Republic National Commercial Title Services (NCTS) handles the largest, multi-state, multi-site transactions in the country.

NCTS projects include commercial buildings in major metropolitan areas (Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Miami, Minneapolis, New York and San Francisco, to name a few), sports stadiums, energy (wind and solar farms) and mixed and multi-use developments.

These projects are insured directly by Old Republic Title or through an authorized agent or approved attorney. In all cases, Old Republic Title provides the services needed to close these complex and large transaction.

Our centralized team provides a custom, bundled solution for the acquisition or refinancing of properties with at least five units, and a loan amount between $1 million and $7 million. We deliver standardized documentation and a streamlined workflow to close, fund and secure the loan in compliance with Fannie/Freddie's Small Balance Multifamily lending guidelines and within agency-mandated timelines.

We help lenders meet the needs of growing small businesses looking to obtain an SBA 7(a) or 504 loan, and offer all the SBA-required environmental, inspection, appraisal, title and settlement services nationwide.

We Provide a centralized third-party due diligence package designed for CRE and business banking loans for properties through the country that are single-tenant, owner-occupied, income-producing, and with a loan amount less than $5 million. Our services allow you to make a sound underwriting decision quickly, and your borrowers can get their needed capital without delay.

Old Republic Specialized Commercial Services (ORSCS) is your single-source advantage for fast, accurate third-party physical due diligence services, along with specialized title and settlement services nationwide. ORSCS simplifies the complicated and time-consuming process of ordering multiple due diligence and title products for commercial real estate transactions nationwide. The transaction is coordinated through one contact, at one location, using one platform, so we can assist in delivering a stress-free closing for your customers.

We offer centralized title and settlement solutions with underwriting to provide quality products and timely delivery. Our full suite of title products includes:

  • ALTA Owner's, Loan and Leasehold policies
  • Customizable property reports
  • Owner & Encumbrance Reports (O&E)
  • Deed reports
  • Recording services
  • Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
  • Judgment Searches


Also, we provide full closing and settlement services, sub escrow/disbursement services and earnest money escrow management/disbursement meeting state requirements for the issuance of policies and endorsements.

 

*Not available in all jurisdictions

ORSCS coordinates 1031 Exchanges through Old Republic Exchange Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Old Republic International Corporation. Old Republic Exchange provides peace of mind with its professional Qualified Intermediary services, optimum security of funds and unsurpassed financial strength. 

Types of Exchange Services: 

  • Like Kind - Real Property Exchange
  • Multiple Asset LKE Programs

 

**1031 Exchanges are facilitated through Old Republic Exchange Company, a subsidiary of Old Republic International Corporation.

Local Commercial Services

If you’re looking for local expertise from a commercial title insurance professional, Old Republic Title can meet your needs. Licensed in 49 states and the District of Columbia, we’re ready to work wherever you are.

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