PREFERRED TITLE COMPANY CERTIFIED COMPLIANT
                                                        WITH THE ALTA 7-PILLARS OF BEST PRACTICES

    At Preferred Title Company, we are proud to announce we have been certified as compliant with the “Title Insurance and Settlement Company Best
    Practices” according to the recent recommendations and assessment guides provided by the American Land Title Association (ALTA).    These Best
    Practices are designed to help title service providers establish policies and procedures which the title settlement service providers generally must
    exercise to protect lenders and consumers, while ensuring a positive and compliant real estate settlement experience.   PREFERRED has historically
    maintained all of the business practices provided for in the ALTA 7-Pillars of Best Practices in conducting the day-to-day business of real estate
    settlement, and even though these Best Practices are strictly voluntary, Preferred Title Company has chosen to ratify and embrace each of the Best
    Practices on behalf of our customer ’s  in their real estate transactions.

                                                                   We hereby Pledge to continually

  1. Adopt new business practices and tools which will enhance the settlement experience for all parties to the transaction,
  2. Continue our employee training  and education initiatives, to provide quality service and to maintain regulatory compliance, and
  3. Maintain written policies and procedures to comply with the Best Practices.


                                                                   “The 7 Pillars” of Best Practices

    Pillar #1:  Establish and maintain current licenses as required to conduct the business of title insurance and settlement services.  
    PREFERRED maintains current State of Louisiana title insurance licenses as a title insurance agency and other licenses required for employees and
    principals dependent upon job responsibilities .  Such licenses are reviewed by our underwriters on an annual basis.  PREFERRED files all required
    corporate reports to Local, State and Federal agencies as a matter of course.   As a member of ALTA,  PREFERRED utilizes all ALTA Forms,
    Endorsements and affiliated information.  

    Pillar #2:  Adopt and maintain appropriate written procedures and controls for Escrow Trust Accounts allowing for electronic verification of
    reconciliation.
    PREFERRED has in place all appropriate and essential procedures and controls related to its Escrow Trust Accounts as required by the Louisiana
    Department of Insurance, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and each of our underwriters to safeguard
    all settlement funds. All Escrow Trust Accounts are subject to 3-way positive pay, are reconciled daily and balanced monthly using generally accepted
    accounting practices for a 3-way reconciliation.

    Pillar #3:  Adopt and maintain a written privacy and information security program to protect Non-public Personal Information as required by
    local, state, and federal law.
    PREFERRED maintains an Information Security Policy that complies with federal and state law as well as requirements set forth by our underwriters for
    holding and securing non-public personal information.  PREFERRED has developed a Disaster Management Plan for the company’s network, systems,
    and applications. This Plan is exclusive of the company’s routine upgrade and maintenance policies. This Plan is available for review by our
    underwriters.  PREFERRED utilizes Encrypted Email for transmitting non-public personal information.  PREFERRED maintains a “Clean Desk” policy for
    all non-public information stored in its offices.  PREFERRED performs Employee Screening in the form of background checks in its hiring process and
    regularly conducts background checks every 3 years. These background checks are available to our underwriters and our underwriters may institute
    random background checks on our employees as well.  

    Pillar #4:  Adopt standard real estate settlement procedures and policies that help ensure compliance with Federal and State Consumer
    Financial Protection Laws as applicable to the Settlement process.
    PREFERRED has written procedures that delineate our Procedures and Checklists (pre-closing and post-closing) for real estate settlements in
    Louisiana that adhere to federal, state, and underwriter mandated requirements. All employees are trained and subject to future training on those
    requirements.   PREFERRED maintains training for Mortgage Fraud Awareness and Prevention that includes, but is not limited to, a Fraud Alert System
    built on data and information routinely provided to us by our underwriters.  PREFERRED provides Pricing Procedures and Controls in the form of
    underwriter’s rate manuals, our closing production system, and online calculators provider by our underwriters to help ensure the correct fees are being
    charged for title insurance policy premiums, state-specific fees and endorsements as filed with the Louisiana Department of Insurance. All credits,
    discounts, and other pricing accommodations are provided (whenever applicable) pursuant to our underwriter’s business rules and filed rates.  
    PREFERRED administers written Document and Instrument Recording Procedures and Controls for e-recordings, overnight mailers, and desk
    presentations .

    Pillar #5:  Adopt and maintain written procedures related to title policy production, delivery, reporting and premium remittance.
    PREFERRED maintains all requisite procedures for timely issuance of title insurance policies to Owners and Lenders as dictated by federal law,
    Louisiana Department of Insurance regulations, and underwriter mandates.

    Pillar #6:  Maintain appropriate professional liability insurance and fidelity coverage.
    PREFERRED has secured Professional Liability Insurance that stands by our financial capacity and commitment to provide professional real estate
    services to our customers. Such insurance also includes any mandated coverages called for by our underwriters.

    Pillar #7: Adopt and maintain written procedures for resolving consumer complaints.
    We welcome receiving any comment or complaint you might have as an opportunity to improve our overall service to the public. The company has
    developed a written Complaint Resolution Procedure to capture, review, and quickly address any issue or concern you may have regarding our
    services. You may submit a comment or complaint to us at the Contact Us tab on this our website,  or call and request a complaint form be sent to you,
    or simply send company management an email explaining your situation. We want to know about any service experience or compliance concern you
    might have. Your confidence and satisfaction is important to us.

    Preferred Title Company has been certified by Secured Title Solutions, LLC as having policies and
    procedures which are being Compliant with the ALTA Best Practices.  Preferred Title Company has
    been Vetted, Certified, Audited, and Trusted for years by its title insurance underwriters, was vetted
    and certified by Secure Settlement Inc. in November of 2014, and now as been certified after a
    thorough review of the Certified Examiners of Secured Title Solutions, LLC as being compliant as of
    September 10, 2015.  What this means for you the consumer is a transaction that is safe, efficient,
    and trusted... a transaction you deserve from your PREFERRED Title Company.

    ©2015 Preferred Title Company

PHONE: 225-766-6464
FAX: 225-763-6358
9100 Bluebonnet Centre Blvd. Ste. 102
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Preferred Title Company (c) 2015
PREFERRED TITLE COMPANY
IS NOW CERTIFIED
COMPLIANT WITH BEST PRACTICES

PH: 225-766-6464
FAX: 225-763-6358
9100 Bluebonnet Centre Blvd.
Suite 102
Baton Rouge, 70809

                                                 PREFERRED TITLE COMPANY CERTIFIED COMPLIANT
                                                      WITH THE ALTA 7-PILLARS OF BEST PRACTICES

    At Preferred Title Company, we are proud to announce we have been certified as compliant with the “Title Insurance and Settlement Company Best
    Practices” according to the recent recommendations and assessment guides provided by the American Land Title Association (ALTA).    These Best
    Practices are designed to help title service providers establish policies and procedures which the title settlement service providers generally must
    exercise to protect lenders and consumers, while ensuring a positive and compliant real estate settlement experience.   PREFERRED has historically
    maintained all of the business practices provided for in the ALTA 7-Pillars of Best Practices in conducting the day-to-day business of real estate
    settlement, and even though these Best Practices are strictly voluntary, Preferred Title Company has chosen to ratify and embrace each of the Best
    Practices on behalf of our customer ’s  in their real estate transactions.

                                                                 We hereby Pledge to continually

  1. Adopt new business practices and tools which will enhance the settlement experience for all parties to the transaction,
  2. Continue our employee training  and education initiatives, to provide quality service and to maintain regulatory compliance, and
  3. Maintain written policies and procedures to comply with the Best Practices.


                                                                 “The 7 Pillars” of Best Practices

    Pillar #1:  Establish and maintain current licenses as required to conduct the business of title insurance and settlement services.  
    PREFERRED maintains current State of Louisiana title insurance licenses as a title insurance agency and other licenses required for employees and
    principals dependent upon job responsibilities .  Such licenses are reviewed by our underwriters on an annual basis.  PREFERRED files all required
    corporate reports to Local, State and Federal agencies as a matter of course.   As a member of ALTA,  PREFERRED utilizes all ALTA Forms,
    Endorsements and affiliated information.  

    Pillar #2:  Adopt and maintain appropriate written procedures and controls for Escrow Trust Accounts allowing for electronic verification of
    reconciliation.
    PREFERRED has in place all appropriate and essential procedures and controls related to its Escrow Trust Accounts as required by the Louisiana
    Department of Insurance, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and each of our underwriters to safeguard
    all settlement funds. All Escrow Trust Accounts are subject to 3-way positive pay, are reconciled daily and balanced monthly using generally accepted
    accounting practices for a 3-way reconciliation.

    Pillar #3:  Adopt and maintain a written privacy and information security program to protect Non-public Personal Information as required by
    local, state, and federal law.
    PREFERRED maintains an Information Security Policy that complies with federal and state law as well as requirements set forth by our underwriters for
    holding and securing non-public personal information.  PREFERRED has developed a Disaster Management Plan for the company’s network, systems,
    and applications. This Plan is exclusive of the company’s routine upgrade and maintenance policies. This Plan is available for review by our
    underwriters.  PREFERRED utilizes Encrypted Email for transmitting non-public personal information.  PREFERRED maintains a “Clean Desk” policy for
    all non-public information stored in its offices.  PREFERRED performs Employee Screening in the form of background checks in its hiring process and
    regularly conducts background checks every 3 years. These background checks are available to our underwriters and our underwriters may institute
    random background checks on our employees as well.  

    Pillar #4:  Adopt standard real estate settlement procedures and policies that help ensure compliance with Federal and State Consumer
    Financial Protection Laws as applicable to the Settlement process.
    PREFERRED has written procedures that delineate our Procedures and Checklists (pre-closing and post-closing) for real estate settlements in
    Louisiana that adhere to federal, state, and underwriter mandated requirements. All employees are trained and subject to future training on those
    requirements.   PREFERRED maintains training for Mortgage Fraud Awareness and Prevention that includes, but is not limited to, a Fraud Alert System
    built on data and information routinely provided to us by our underwriters.  PREFERRED provides Pricing Procedures and Controls in the form of
    underwriter’s rate manuals, our closing production system, and online calculators provider by our underwriters to help ensure the correct fees are being
    charged for title insurance policy premiums, state-specific fees and endorsements as filed with the Louisiana Department of Insurance. All credits,
    discounts, and other pricing accommodations are provided (whenever applicable) pursuant to our underwriter’s business rules and filed rates.  
    PREFERRED administers written Document and Instrument Recording Procedures and Controls for e-recordings, overnight mailers, and desk
    presentations .

    Pillar #5:  Adopt and maintain written procedures related to title policy production, delivery, reporting and premium remittance.
    PREFERRED maintains all requisite procedures for timely issuance of title insurance policies to Owners and Lenders as dictated by federal law,
    Louisiana Department of Insurance regulations, and underwriter mandates.

    Pillar #6:  Maintain appropriate professional liability insurance and fidelity coverage.
    PREFERRED has secured Professional Liability Insurance that stands by our financial capacity and commitment to provide professional real estate
    services to our customers. Such insurance also includes any mandated coverages called for by our underwriters.

    Pillar #7: Adopt and maintain written procedures for resolving consumer complaints.
    We welcome receiving any comment or complaint you might have as an opportunity to improve our overall service to the public. The company has
    developed a written Complaint Resolution Procedure to capture, review, and quickly address any issue or concern you may have regarding our
    services. You may submit a comment or complaint to us at the Contact Us tab on this our website,  or call and request a complaint form be sent to you,
    or simply send company management an email explaining your situation. We want to know about any service experience or compliance concern you
    might have. Your confidence and satisfaction is important to us.

    Preferred Title Company has been certified by Secured Title Solutions, LLC as having policies and
    procedures which are Compliant with the ALTA Best Practices.  Preferred Title Company has been Vetted,
    Certified, Audited, and Trusted for years by its title insurance underwriters, was vetted and certified by
    Secure Settlement Inc. in November of 2014, and now has been certified, after a thorough review of the
    Certified Examiners of Secured Title Solutions, LLC, as being compliant with the Title Insurance Industry
    Best Practices.  What this means for you the consumer is a transaction that is safe, efficient, and trusted... a
    transaction you deserve from your PREFERRED Title Company.

    ©2015 Preferred Title Company