First American Title Insurance Company Offers Assistance to Homeowner Fire Victims in California
—First American to Provide Free Property Tax and Mortgage Documents and a 40 Percent Discount on Title Insurance—
October 26, 2007, SANTA ANA, Calif.
First American Title Insurance Company announced today that it will replace recorded mortgage documents, property tax information, recorded deeds and tax assessor maps at no charge for homeowners who lost their homes in the recent fires in Southern California.
“We recognize that California is not immune to natural disasters and we want to help those homeowners who lost their homes by providing any information that may be useful in recovering from these devastating fires,” said Mark Sachau, First American Title Insurance Company’s divisional president for California and Hawaii.
In addition to complimentary document replacement, First American is offering a 40 percent discount on title insurance for fire victims securing a new deed of trust or a construction loan on those lost properties.
First American has a long history of helping individuals and communities during disaster-related events like the California wildfires. For more information call 1-866-748-3924 or visit www.FirstAmericanTitle.com.
About First American
First American Title Insurance Company, the largest subsidiary of The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), traces its history to 1889. One of the largest title insurers in the nation, the company offers title services through more than 1,800 offices and an extensive network of agents throughout the United States and abroad. The company has its headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif. Information about The First American Corporation’s subsidiaries and an archive of its press releases can be found on the Internet at www.firstam.com.