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1031 Exchange (Defer US taxes)
1031 Exchange (Defer US taxes)

Can a Canada Corporation selling real estate assets in the United States defer U.S. taxes?

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Assurance titres pour propriétaires
Assurance titres pour propriétaires

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Avenant protection de Transaction
Avenant protection de Transaction

Une protection optimale offerte aux assurés de la Complanie d’assurance titres Chicago.

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Chicago Title’s difference for Legal Professionals
Chicago Title’s difference for Legal Professionals

Why choose CTIC? Electronic ordering lets lawyers and notaries get immediate online policy issuance and document storage. Local expertise allows us to underwrite for even the most complex region-specific commercial needs. Low one-time premiums and comprehensive long-term protection put CTIC’s coverage above the rest.

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Claims Process
Claims Process

A step by step explanation of how a claim is processed once it is submitted.

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Commercial Endorsements Reference Guide
Commercial Endorsements Reference Guide

CTIC offers a wide variety of commercial endorsements. This guide shows which of our endorsements are for owners, for lenders, or both, as well as summarizing the endorsement coverage for you. We understand many commercial real estate transactions have unique needs, so in addition to these endorsements, we are also able to create specific endorsement solutions.

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Commercial Loan Programs
Commercial Loan Programs

CTIC’s commercial loan programs offer comprehensive coverage of risks, including coverage only available through title insurance. Borrowers benefit from preferential pricing, and our loan policies are backed by the Fidelity family of underwriters. Lenders benefit from a direct relationship with us and our underwriting experts, cutting out wasted time and resources.

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Commercial Order Form (Alberta) — Over $10 Million
Commercial Order Form (Alberta) — Over $10 Million

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Commercial Order Form (Alberta) — Under $10 Million
Commercial Order Form (Alberta) — Under $10 Million

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Commercial Order Form (Atlantic Provinces) — Over $10 Million
Commercial Order Form (Atlantic Provinces) — Over $10 Million

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Commercial Order Form (Atlantic Provinces) — Under $10 Million
Commercial Order Form (Atlantic Provinces) — Under $10 Million

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Commercial Order Form (British Columbia) — Over $10 Million
Commercial Order Form (British Columbia) — Over $10 Million

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Commercial Order Form (British Columbia) — Under $10 Million
Commercial Order Form (British Columbia) — Under $10 Million

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Commercial Order Form (Manitoba) — Over $10 Million
Commercial Order Form (Manitoba) — Over $10 Million

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Commercial Order Form (Manitoba) — Under $10 Million
Commercial Order Form (Manitoba) — Under $10 Million

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Commercial Order Form (Ontario) — Over $10 Million
Commercial Order Form (Ontario) — Over $10 Million

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Commercial Order Form (Ontario) — Under $10 Million
Commercial Order Form (Ontario) — Under $10 Million

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Commercial Order Form (Quebec) — Over $10 Million
Commercial Order Form (Quebec) — Over $10 Million

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Commercial Order Form (Quebec) — Under $10 Million
Commercial Order Form (Quebec) — Under $10 Million

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Commercial Order Form (Saskatchewan + Territories) — Over $10 Million
Commercial Order Form (Saskatchewan + Territories) — Over $10 Million

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Commercial Order Form (Saskatchewan + Territories) — Under $10 Million
Commercial Order Form (Saskatchewan + Territories) — Under $10 Million

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Commercial Owner and Loan Search Guidelines (AB, SK, MB)
Commercial Owner and Loan Search Guidelines (AB, SK, MB)

The requirements of searches to issue commercial title insurance policies vary from amount to amount and also vary from region to region, so take care to follow the guidelines for the type of property and the type of transaction being title insured. (Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba)

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Commercial Owner and Loan Search Guidelines (Atlantic Canada)
Commercial Owner and Loan Search Guidelines (Atlantic Canada)

The requirements of searches to issue commercial title insurance policies vary from amount to amount and also vary from region to region, so take care to follow the guidelines for the type of property and the type of transaction being title insured. (Atlantic Canada)

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Commercial Owner and Loan Search Guidelines (BC)
Commercial Owner and Loan Search Guidelines (BC)

The requirements of searches to issue commercial title insurance policies vary from amount to amount and also vary from region to region, so take care to follow the guidelines for the type of property and the type of transaction being title insured. (British Columbia)

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Commercial Owner and Loan Search Guidelines (ON)
Commercial Owner and Loan Search Guidelines (ON)

The requirements of searches to issue commercial title insurance policies vary from amount to amount and also vary from region to region, so take care to follow the guidelines for the type of property and the type of transaction being title insured. (Ontario)

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Commercial Supplementary Order Form (Indigenous Lands) — Over $10 million
Commercial Supplementary Order Form (Indigenous Lands) — Over $10 million

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Commercial Supplementary Order Form (Indigenous Lands) — Under $10 million
Commercial Supplementary Order Form (Indigenous Lands) — Under $10 million

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Complaint Examination & Resolution Policy
Complaint Examination & Resolution Policy

CTIC values our customer relationships, so please contact us directly for any problems or concerns. Our complaints liaisons can deal with you directly in English or French, and our Ombudsman can provide an impartial review of any issues. The General Insurance Ombudservice (GIO) can facilitate any issues that proceed past our internal concern resolutions.

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CTICExpress: obtaining a quote
CTICExpress: obtaining a quote

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Dix meilleures raisons d'obtenir de l'assurance titres
Dix meilleures raisons d’obtenir de l’assurance titres

Les 10 meilleures raisons d’obtenir de l’assurance titres avec la Compagnie d’assurance titres Chicago.

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Échange 1031 (Différer les taxes américaines)
Échange 1031 (Différer les taxes américaines)

La vente de biens immobiliers aux États-Unis par une Société Canadienne — Il es possible de différer les taxes américaines !

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Encompass Home Warranty - Enrollment Form
Encompass Home Warranty – Enrollment Form

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Encompass Home Warranty - Enrollment Form (Elite)
Encompass Home Warranty – Enrollment Form (Elite)

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Farm Lands
Farm Lands

Is a farmland property residential or commercial? Check our guidelines to verify to which category it belongs. Evaluate its residential dwellings, commercial operations, farm buildings, and zoning.

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Form: Notice of Claim
Form: Notice of Claim

This form is your starting point for presenting a claim under your title insurance policy. Make sure to complete all fields so we can begin processing your claim quickly and start resolving it for you.

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Formulaire : Avis de réclamation
Formulaire : Avis de réclamation

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Fraud Checklist
Fraud Checklist

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Fraud Prevention Tips
Fraud Prevention Tips

CTIC shares top fraud prevention tips.

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Fraud prevention tips (private loan disbursements)
Fraud prevention tips (private loan disbursements)

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Garantie Résidentielle Encompass - Formulaire d'inscription
Garantie Résidentielle Encompass – Formulaire d’inscription

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Garantie Résidentielle Encompass - Formulaire d'inscription (Élite)
Garantie Résidentielle Encompass – Formulaire d’inscription (Élite)

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Indigenous Lands
Indigenous Lands

Transactions involving Indigenous lands are complicated. CTIC’s title insurance policies provide peace of mind knowing our experts can navigate the land codes, laws, and regulations involving Indigenous land transactions. Every policy also comes with our unique endorsement, which adapts coverage to include both government and Indigenous group records.

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Liste de contrôle pour prévenir la fraude immobilière
Liste de contrôle pour prévenir la fraude immobilière

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New Build Advantage - Code Request Form
New Build Advantage – Code Request Form

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New Build Advantage Program
New Build Advantage Program

Work with CTIC from the start of a new construction project to take full advantage of our coverage at the most competitive price. Our New Build Advantage program provides comprehensive title insurance solutions, offering vital protection at a minimal cost.

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New Build Advantage Program (ON)- Program Codes
New Build Advantage Program (ON)- Program Codes

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Obligations de la compagnie d'assurance titres
Obligations de la compagnie d’assurance titres

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Obligations of the Title Insurance Company
Obligations of the Title Insurance Company

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Politique de gestion des plaintes
Politique de gestion des plaintes

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PPSA Plus Insurance Policy for Lenders
PPSA Plus Insurance Policy for Lenders

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Prêteurs privés
Prêteurs privés

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Prévention de la fraude
Prévention de la fraude

Nos meilleurs conseils de prévention de la fraude.

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Private Lender Approval Form
Private Lender Approval Form

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Private Lenders
Private Lenders

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Propriétés saisonnières
Propriétés saisonnières

Vous pouvez l’appeler cabane, campement, chalet ou autre, mais en fin de compte, il s’agit de la propriété saisonnière de rêve de votre client et nous avons la couverture pour la protéger.

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Qu’est-ce que l'Assurance Titres?
Qu’est-ce que l’Assurance Titres?

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Real life claim stories (Owner Policy)
Real life claim stories (Owner Policy)

CTIC’s coverage is comprehensive but understanding just how securely we protect owners and lenders can be difficult in the abstract. These examples of covered claims show our policies and endorsements in action, protecting our clients on the ground level.

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Real life claims stories (Loan Policy)
Real life claims stories (Loan Policy)

CTIC’s coverage is comprehensive but understanding just how securely we protect owners and lenders can be difficult in the abstract. These examples of covered claims show our policies and endorsements in action, protecting our clients on the ground level.

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Residential Home Warranty Program (Lawyer Information)
Residential Home Warranty Program (Lawyer Information)

Together with Encompass Home Service, CTIC offers a home system warranty program with its title insurance policies. It provides protection for up to $10,000 in eligible home system repairs per year. The protection can cover central heating, air conditioning, electrical systems, water heaters, and plumbing.

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Residential Home Warranty Program (Owner Information)
Residential Home Warranty Program (Owner Information)

Together with Encompass Home Service, CTIC offers a home system warranty program with its title insurance policies. It provides protection for up to $10,000 in eligible home system repairs per year. The protection can cover central heating, air conditioning, electrical systems, water heaters, and plumbing.

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Residential Homeowners Brochure
Residential Homeowners Brochure

Why buy title insurance? One small payment protects your rights as a homeowner far into the future. It protects you against claims on your property by neighbours, protects you against fraud that can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, and covers legal fees from defending your rights. Title insurance defends your biggest investment, letting you rest easy.

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Residential Order Form (Alberta)
Residential Order Form (Alberta)

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Residential Order Form (Atlantic Provinces)
Residential Order Form (Atlantic Provinces)

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Residential Order Form (British Columbia)
Residential Order Form (British Columbia)

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Residential Order Form (Manitoba)
Residential Order Form (Manitoba)

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Residential Order Form (Ontario)
Residential Order Form (Ontario)

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Residential Order Form (Quebec)
Residential Order Form (Quebec)

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Residential Order Form (Saskatchewan + Territories)
Residential Order Form (Saskatchewan + Territories)

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Residential Revenue Administration Act (RAA)
Residential Revenue Administration Act (RAA)

Newfoundland and Labrador: Under the NL Revenue Administration Act (RAA), lawyers must obtain a Clearance Certificate from the Department of Finance. CTIC offers the RAA Lien Coverage Endorsement. This covers loss or damage from a lien based on Section 18 of the RAA, through an endorsement, with no additional premium, and no search requirements.

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Residential Search Guidelines (AB, MB, SK, Territories)
Residential Search Guidelines (AB, MB, SK, Territories)

The requirements of searches to issue residential title insurance policies in Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and the Territories.

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Residential Search Guidelines (BC)
Residential Search Guidelines (BC)

The requirements of searches to issue residential title insurance policies in British Columbia.

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Residential Search Guidelines (NB)
Residential Search Guidelines (NB)

The requirements of searches to issue residential title insurance policies in Ontario.

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Residential Search Guidelines (NL)
Residential Search Guidelines (NL)

The requirements of searches to issue residential title insurance policies in Ontario.

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Residential Search Guidelines (NS)
Residential Search Guidelines (NS)

The requirements of searches to issue residential title insurance policies in Ontario.

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Residential Search Guidelines (ON)
Residential Search Guidelines (ON)

The requirements of searches to issue residential title insurance policies in Ontario.

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Residential Search Guidelines (QC)
Residential Search Guidelines (QC)

The requirements of searches to issue residential title insurance policies in Quebec.

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Residential Seasonal Property
Residential Seasonal Property

CTIC has the coverage to protect your dream seasonal property comprehensively. We endorse the property’s septic systems, water potability, waterfront, and access. Our coverage protects owners and lenders against losses from work orders, deficiency notices, encroachment, even legal access issues on private roads.

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Residential Supplementary Order Form (Indigenous Lands)
Residential Supplementary Order Form (Indigenous Lands)

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Service vérification de taxes foncières
Service vérification de taxes foncières

Pour le service de vérification de taxes foncières, la Compagnie d’assurance titres Chicago est la solution de choix. Le service de vérification de taxes foncières peut être demandé à la pièce ou par l’entremise de notre système de commande en ligne CTIC Express lorsque vous commandez vos polices d’assurance titres.

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Tax Verification Service
Tax Verification Service

CTIC’s tax verification service lets lawyers and notaries access a single source for the tax information on a transaction. Not all tax certificates look the same, so we are always on hand to provide personalized assistance.

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Top 10 Reasons to Title Insure
Top 10 Reasons to Title Insure

This document covers the top 10 reasons to Title Insure with CTIC.

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Top 12 Reasons To Title Insure Your Commercial Transaction
Top 12 Reasons To Title Insure Your Commercial Transaction

Why title insure your commercial transaction? The small, one-time premium can save money and worry. It protects against defects, fraud, zoning compliance, errors, provides gap coverage, and coverage against the unknown. Title insurance allows for faster, more secure closings, protected by our policies and endorsements.

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Transaction Protection Endorsement
Transaction Protection Endorsement

CTIC’s ultimate title insurance protection: our Transaction Protection Endorsement. For a small one-time premium, and with no deductible or expiry, the endorsement protects against any miscalculations, errors, or misinterpretations in the documents related to your transaction.

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Vancouver Vacancy Tax
Vancouver Vacancy Tax

Vancouver Vacancy Tax – Information …

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What is title insurance?
What is title insurance?

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