Local title company aligns under national Stewart Title brand
Platte City, Missouri (July 1, 2014) – Platte County Title & Abstract announced today the change of their name to Stewart Title, the parent company that has owned the company for 10 years. With one location, Platte County Title & Abstract has served the title industry needs of Platte County, Missouri for the past 32 years. Stewart is an international company with more than a century of underwriting expertise, financial strength, innovative technology, magnificent customer service and consistent real estate closings.
“Platte County Title & Abstract has been a part of the Stewart family for the past decade, and we are excited they officially become Stewart Title in name as well,” said Marty Albertson, group vice president of Stewart Title. “With an established reputation for superior client service and expertise in the industry, this is thrilling new change for Platte County Title and Abstract.”
“Although their name is changing, they will continue to offer title policies backed by a title underwriter company which has shown for the third year consecutive growth in policyholder’s surplus,” said Glenn Clements, group president of direct operations for Stewart. “This will enable Platte County Title & Abstract to continue to offer their customers peace of mind and financial protection for their real estate transactions.”
Platte County Title & Abstract will operate effective immediately under the new name Stewart Title, with a branding campaign to promote and support the name change.
About Stewart Title
Stewart Title 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; 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. More information can be found at http://www.stewart.com/news, subscribe to the Stewart blog at http://blog.stewart.com or follow Stewart on Twitter @stewarttitleco.