LandAmerica AgentXtra(SM) Program Now Available to Agent Partners Nationwide

August 2, 2004

Richmond, Virginia – LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: LFG) unveiled to its Agent Partners nationwide a diverse program of customized business and marketing solutions.

The LandAmerica AgentXtrasm Program includes a new, robust Solutions Set; new Partner Program; new Co-Op Marketing Program; enhanced electronic connectivity; and the company’s commitment to Superior Service and Operational Excellence.

"This across-the-board program demonstrates our unwavering commitment to help our Agent Partners be more successful in their day-to-day business operations,” said Ken Astheimer, LandAmerica’s Executive Vice President of Agency Services. "It provides our Agent Partners the tools, resources, processes and technologies to successfully compete in their market – regardless if their market is across town or across the nation.”

The LandAmerica AgentXtra Program Solutions include:

  • AgentXtra Support Services: Online Education and Training; Multi-State Licensing and Compliance; Errors and Omission (E&O) Insurance; Product/Service Discounts; Co-Op Marketing; Agent Intranet (AgentXtraNet™; Agency Service Center; and National Call Center.
  • AgentXtra Executive Services: Partnership Reviews; Joint Venture Consulting; Executive Access; and a Co-Employment Program for Human Resource Management, Benefits Administration, Payroll Administration, and Safety and Workers’ Compensation.
  • AgentXtra Transaction Services: Electronic Ordering (XtraOrder™; Escrow Reconciliation; Electronic Remittance; Paperless Jackets and Policies; Title & Closing/Escrow Production Services; and Mortgage Processing Services.
  • AgentXtra Technology Services: IT Consulting Services and Title & Closing/Escrow Production Software.

Also available for LandAmerica Agent Partners, via XtraOrder, will be Electronic Lender Services – offered individually or bundled, and which are expected to be available this fall – that includes Title & Closing/Escrow, Appraisal/Valuation, Credit, Default Services, Flood and Tax.

The AgentXtra Partner Program provides three distinct levels of services based on an annual, multiple-point evaluation of our current business relationship, to be designated as Platinum, Gold, or Silver.

The AgentXtra Co-Op Marketing Program encompasses co-branded collateral literature, print and directory advertising, direct mail campaigns, and promotional items.

AgentXtraNet is a comprehensive online resource for Agent Partners, including access to Back Title, Insured Closing Protection Letters (ICLs), escrow accounting information and tools, weekly mortgage survey information, bulletins and news alerts, and other valuable information.

Initial customer participants in the LandAmerica AgentXtra Program include LoneStar Title Company (El Paso, TX); Meridian Title Company (South Bend, IN); Merrill Title Company (Midvale, UT); Orange Coast Title Company (Santa Ana, CA); Republic Title Company (Atlanta, GA); San Jacinto Title Company (Corpus Christi, TX); Surety Title Corporation (Marlton, NJ); United Title Company (Shreveport, LA); Universal Land Title Company (West Palm Beach, FL); U S Title Company (Clayton, MO); and Western Title & Escrow Company (Bend, OR).

The LandAmerica AgentXtra Program is available through all LandAmerica title insurance/underwriting groups, which include Commonwealth® Land Title Insurance Company, Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company of New Jersey, Land Title Insurance Company, Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation®, Title Insurance Company of America, Transnation® Title Insurance Company, and Title Insurance Company of New York.

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