|[August 18, 2014]
Stewart® Debuts Enhanced Underwriting Website for the Real Estate Industry
HOUSTON --(Business Wire)--
Stewart announced today the new version of the Virtual Underwriter®
(VU) system, a modernized, more comprehensive resource for the real
estate title insurance industry. Virtual Underwriter provides essential
databases, manuals, forms and real estate practices that streamline the
underwriting process - making it more efficient for customers and
Virtual underwriter is open to the public and is utilized by
underwriters, real estate attorneys, title examiners, closing officers
and lenders. An indispensable resource in the real estate industry since
its inception twenty years ago, Virtual Underwriter delivers real-time
access to vital underwriting information 24 hours a day, seven days a
week. The intuitive system includes a sleek, more user-friendly
interface and streamlined navigation.
"Virtual Underwriter is the gold standard for underwriting resources for
the title industry," says Chief Legal Officer John Killea. "Stewart was
among the first to create a modernized system, and we continue to lead
Enhanced functionality includes:
Streamlined navigation and cross-references across the sections
Improved search functionality and topic cross-referencing capabilities
Ability to view recently-viewed documents link at the top of each page
Ability to view documents by location/state
Improved search for documents within the user's current section or
within the site as a whole
User-friendly reading pane to display documents at the right of your
screen, as users continue to navigate on the left
Easy document download in PDF or DOC format
"We're very proud of all the work and innovation that we've put into our
underwriting tools," Killea adds. "Having excellent resources enables
our talented underwriters to spend less time researching, and more time
focusing on our customers and their needs."
For more information about Virtual Underwriter and its improved
capabilities, visit www.virtualunderwriter.com.
Stewart Title Guaranty Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart
Information Services Corp. (NYSE:STC), a customer-focused, global
title insurance and real estate services company offering products and
services through our direct operations, network of approved agencies and
other companies within the Stewart family. Stewart provides these
services to homebuyers and sellers; residential and commercial real
estate professionals; mortgage lenders and servicers; title agencies and
real estate attorneys; home builders; and United States governments.
Stewart also provides loan origination and servicing support; loan
review services; loss mitigation; REO asset management; collateral
valuations; due diligence for capital markets; home and personal
insurance services; tax-deferred exchanges; and technology to streamline
the real estate process. Offering personalized service, industry
expertise and customized solutions for virtually any type of real estate
transaction, Stewart is the preferred real estate services provider.
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