LandAmerica Opens LandAmerica Commonwealth Title of Central America

February 20, 2007

RICHMOND, Va.,-- LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: LFG) announced the opening of LandAmerica Commonwealth Title of Central America, a venture of its Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company subsidiary.

LandAmerica Commonwealth Title of Central America is headquartered in Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. It offers title, escrow, and other real estate transaction services to buyers, sellers, developers, and lenders throughout Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, and El Salvador.

"Central America is quickly becoming the first choice for retired North Americans looking for warm weather and real estate value," said Karla Amador, Manager - LandAmerica Commonwealth Title of Central America. "We provide our residential and commercial customers in Central America with the same level of superior service that they are used to receiving in the U.S."

Amador reports that North American buyers, sellers, developers, and lenders appreciate having their real estate transactions in the region handled by a company with LandAmerica's reputation for personal attention to detail and financial strength.

"We are excited about opening our new office in Costa Rica," added Fred Persaud, Senior Vice President - Caribbean and Latin America for LandAmerica. "This is a milestone in making LandAmerica the premier provider of real estate transaction services for customers doing business in Central America."

Source: LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc.


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