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Chicago Title Insurance Company is committed to serving its lender customers. Please utilize this area to receive up-to-date product and service information.

Online Settlement Statement (HUD-1) Available
You can access our online settlement statement (HUD-1) here:
http://www.cmetro.ctic.com/documents/HUD_1_Fillable.xls


New Transfer Tax List
A new transfer tax listing is available. Please click the forms and documents tab to the left for access.

Anti-Predatory Database in Cook, Kane, Peoria & Will
 

On December 31, 2009 Governor Quinn approved Senate Bill 1894.  The bill is now Public Act 96-0856. This expands the Anti-Predatory Lending Database to include Kane, Peoria, and Will counties as of July 1, 2010, in addition to Cook County.

Please see specific requirements in the Documents, Forms and Disclosure section below. Please note that Chicago Title will be charging a $50 fee for Certificates of Compliance and $50 for Exempt Certificates.

Non-Broker Customers: If you need to register for the Anti-Predatory Lending Database, please call 312-793-4190 or 866-266-4120. They will assist you in setting up a user account.

Broker Customers: Log on to http://www.ilapld.com to register for the Database.


CPLs Available Online!

Register today for the NW Metro website by clicking on the Login Button on the left and you will have access to be able to print CPLs online...anywhere, anytime!


Notarial Record Amendments
Public Act SB 546 amends the Illinois Notary Public Act.  The Amendments apply to any person appointed and commissioned as an Illinois Notary Public.

The Act has 2 parts.  First, it requires an Illinois Notary to create a Notarial Record including thumbprint for every grantor whose signature is to be notarized  on transfers of Cook County Residential Real Property.  Second, the Act defines satisfactory evidence of identification to be examined by all Illinois notaries when notarizing any document.

For further explanation and for a printable version of the Act, please scroll down to the Documents, Forms and Disclosures section below.

 
Inflation Enhancement Coverage Available 
Chicago Title now offers an Inflation Coverage to provide extra monetary protection to insured Owners of residential 1-4 unit dwellings and condominiums.  The coverage is a buyer's charge of $150 that will increase the amount of title insurance annually on the anniversary date of the policy by 10% per year for a 5 year period. 

Rate Plug Marketing System for Loan Officers

RatePlug partners loan officers with Real Estate Agents directly within the MLS system! Use RatePlug to build and strengthen your relationships with your #1 referral source.  The automated system includes: property flyer program with accurate mortgage payment information, property report and link to real-time monthly payment viewed within the MLS, and the mortgage planner custom finance comparison software.  To sign up or for more information, visit www.rateplug.com/mred 

 


Helping Your Business Run Smoothly
 
  • CTIEC Online Ordering
  • Online ordering at your fingertips! Contact your sales representative to get started today! This site is password protected.

  • EC Purchasing
  • EC Purchasing allows our customers to save money on everyday supplies and business items. Log on and register so you can start saving some green!

  • Integral Short Sales
  • Let Integral Short Sales manage the entire short sale process for you! Distressed property experts provide a turnkey approach to facilitate the entire short sale process. Log on today to learn more!

  • National Title Information
  • Provides state-by-state title insurance information, rates and documents. Log on and register today!

  • HandHeld Power and Rate Plug Programs
  • Handheld Power offers real estate professionals, brokers and lenders marketing technology to increase sales and communication.

  • Real Info Information Search
  • Log on to order property searches, documents and other up to date real estate information.

  • CT Land Trust
  • Our dedicated trust professionals are committed to developing long-standing relationships with our financial customers to ensure sound financial planning.

  • FNTG Product Center
  • FNTG's listing of products offered for all customer segments. An access code is needed to view products. Please email Kim Kozlowski for an access code at kozlowskik@ctt.com

  • National Notary Order Form
  • Order form for obtaining outside notary services.

  • Home Equity Dept.
  • One phone call for all your home equity needs 1-800-CTI-7545 Contact our Chicago Metro Home Equity Department to enjoy the convenience of "one-stop shopping" providing tract searches, ESP Searches, SMART policies, ALTA loan policies, flood certification and closing services.

  • National Notary Office Hours
  • Outside notary services info.

  • Reverse Mortgage Guide and Info
  • Downloadable training guide and info on reverse mortgages.

  • City of Chicago Water Certification Service
  • Let us handle your residential closing needs at the City's Water Department through our special Water Certification Service. We will take care of all the paperwork, obtain the Full Payment Certificate and fill out the City Transfer Tax Declaration. Contact a Chicago Title office near you for more information.

  • What is Cyberhomes?
  • Cyberhomes is an online real estate valuing site and listing hub.

  • NTI Web Brochure
  • National Title Information brochure.

  • Free Conference Call
  • Free tool for hosting conference calls. The platform is great for training calls or keeping in touch with customers.

  • Constant Contact
  • Online program that allows you to create newsletters, email campaigns, and online surveys that build lasting relationships with your customers.

  • Hallmark.com
  • Send out free e-cards to all of your contacts. This site allows you to upload all of your contacts and get reminders for customer birthdays or other specified dates you request.

  • HEAP CRM
  • HEAP is a customer relationship management (CRM) application to make your life simpler. This program has simple functions like messaging, calendars, contacts and reporting.

    Documents, Forms and Disclosures
     
  • National Title Information
  • Provides state-by-state title insurance information, rates and documents. Log on and register today!

  • RESPA FAQ and Updates
  • PDF from HUD discusses the recent updates to the GFE and the new HUD-1.

  • Rate Card Effective Oct 1, 2015
  • Schedule of Rates for Residential Title Insurance and Related Services - Chicago Metropolitan Area. Effective Oct 1, 2015

  • Notary Public Act Amendments Effective June 1

  • Notarial Record Sample

  • HUD Forms

  • Metro and Surrounding Area Recording Fees

  • HB4050 IL Predatory Lending Database

  • New Highland Park Transfer Tax Ordinance
  • Highland Park Transfer Tax Ordinance effective September 1, 2008.

  • Anti-Predatory Lending Database HB1176
  • Information SB1167 Anti-Predatory Lending Database. This bill goes into effect on July 1, 2008.

  • Anti-Predatory Lending SB1167 Fact Sheet

  • Lead-Based Paint Disclosure Rule
  • Home buyers and renters must receive known information on lead-based paint and lead-based paint hazards during sales and rentals of housing built before 1978.

  • Lead-Based Paint Disclosure Rule
  • Home buyers and renters must receive known information on lead-based paint and lead-based paint hazards during sales and rentals of housing built before 1978.

  • Radon Disclosure
  • Radon disclosure document.

  • Radon Testing Guidelines
  • Guidelines for Radon testing.

  • New Surcharge on Recorded Real Estate Documents
  • Informational memo regarding Public Act 94-118 which creates the Rental Housing Support Fund.

  • Subordination of Mortgage Form

  • Lender's Package Email List

  • Waiver of Homestead

  • Real Estate Contracts Form A
  • Real Estate Contracts Form A for use with a standard resdential property transaction.

  • Real Estate Contracts Form B
  • Real Estate Contracts Form B for use with multi family and commercial transactions.

  • Power of Attorney 2011

  • Test Document
  • Test Doc - ALTA Statement

  • Real Estate Contracts Form C
  • Real Estate Contracts Form C for use with a standard resdential property transaction.

  • ALTA Statement

  • Quit Claim Deed

  • Chicago Transfer Tax Ordinance

  • Warranty Deed

  • Highwood Transfer Stamp Ordinance 2009

  • Important Links
     
  • Illinois Association of Mortgage Professionals
  • IAMP site offers up-to-date news and regulation for Illinois Mortgage Professionals.

  • ALTA Website
  • Leading resource for market, technology, and government initiatives affecting all members of the American Land Title Association.

  • Driver's License Verification
  • Online source to verify state issued identification cards and drivers licenses.

  • National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association

  • Links to County Offices
     
  • Cook County

  • DuPage County

  • DeKalb County

  • Kane County

  • Kendall County

  • Will County

  • Lake County

  • McHenry County

  • Chicago Title Out Of Metro Operations
     
  • Chicago Title Northern Ohio Operations

  • Chicago Title Wisconsin Operations

  • Chicago Title Downstate Operations
  • Chicago Title Downstate Operations Website.

    Market News
     
  • Inman - Today's Top Real Estate News

  • National Mortgage News

  • CNN Real Estate

  • Market Watch



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