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First American Title Insurance

First American Title Insurance

First American is one of the nation's leading, most experienced providers of title insurance, and number one in global title operations. This segment's businesses utilize information to protect real property buyers and lenders from problems that might affect title ownership. Through nearly 1,200 offices and thousands of agents in the United States and abroad, the company offers a wide variety of title insurance and associated closing and escrow services. Coverage is provided on residential and commercial properties, personal property collateral, aircraft, nautical vessels, and more.

The First American Corporation

Based in Santa Ana, California, where they have had their roots since 1889

$2.5B Market Capitalization

Traded on the New York Stock Exchange as FAF

A FORTUNE 500 Company

One of America's Most Admired Companies

A Technology Leader and eBusiness Innovator

What is Title Insurance

Title insurance is a special type of insurance that protects the in…

What is Title Insurance & Why Do I Need It?

Home-ownership is an integral part of the American dream, yet like anything else, purchasing a home comes with certain risks. Homeowner’s insurance and flood insurance help protect you from loss or damage due to theft, fire, or acts of nature.
But what if your ownership itself was challenged?
Title insurance protects property owners or others with a financial interest (such as a mortgage lender) from loss or damage as the result of liens, encumbrances, defects in, or the unmarketability of title to the property.

Keys to OwnershipThese losses may occur because of forgery, fraud, defects in the public record, or many other risks. Unlike a Homeowner’s Policy, which insures you from future events, an Owner’s Title Insurance Policy protects you from undisclosed matters that occurred in the history of your property until the date your deed is recorded.
If an issue does arise due to a defect in the title, the Title Insurance Company pays all costs in defending a lawsuit.

To minimize risk to …