TIRS State Compliance Guide Access

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TIRS State Compliance Guide Information

Do you need to know details on state laws relating to the licensing and operating requirements of title insurers, title agents, abstracters, and escrow and closing agents? TIRS State Compliance Guide, formerly known as the Title Insurance Regulatory Survey, is the most comprehensive collection of regulatory information and practices of the title industry available. Developed by industry regulatory counsel, each state guide has been reviewed by in-state editors to ensure that the guides reflect the proper legal and operational environment in all jurisdictions.

The guides are organized into seven sections: Introduction, Title Insurers, Title Agents, Abstracters, Escrow/Closing Personnel, Market Practices, and Real Estate Practices. Listed below are just a few topics included in each guide:

  • Monoline Statutes
  • Annual Reports and Audit Requirements for Title Insurers
  • Rate Regulation
  • Title Agent Licensing and Testing
  • Capital and Surplus Requirements for Title Agents
  • Title Plant Requirements
  • Special Requirements and Exemptions for Attorneys
  • Unauthorized Practice of Law Issues
  • Bonding and Insurance Requirements for Escrow and Closing Personnel
  • Who Can Close/Who Actually Does Close
  • Controlled Business Issues

The guide can be purchased as a complete set featuring all 50 states and the District of Columbia, by regional volume that contains the regulatory details of one of six regions of the country, or by the single state in which the purchasing company is located.

Also available for purchase is the TIRS State Compliance Guide Summary Chart for all 51 jurisdictions.

Enterprise Pricing Information

Purchasing a one year subscription allows anyone in your company to access the data on the web and insure that you will always have the most up-to-date information available.

ALTA Member Pricing for One Year Subscription:
  • Complete Set (includes Summary Chart): $1,900
  • One regional volume: $450
  • Single state in which the purchasing company is headquartered: $150
Non-member Pricing for One Year Subscription:
  • Complete Set (includes Summary Chart): $3,800
  • One regional volume: $900
  • Single state in which the purchasing company is headquartered: $300

Volume Options:

  • Volume 1: Northeast - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont.
  • Volume 2: Mid-Atlantic - Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia.
  • Volume 3: North Central - Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin.
  • Volume 4: South Central - Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas.
  • Volume 5: Southeast - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia.
  • Volume 6: West - Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.
  • Volume 7: “MyState” - Purchase the individual TIRS State Compliance Guide for the state in which you are located.

TIRS State Compliance Guide Downloads

Supplemental Documents

    Title Insurance Regulatory Survey Summary Chart [S]

    Title Insurance Regulatory Survey Summary Chart Overview PDF File

Volume One: CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT
Connecticut Regulatory Survey (7/9/2020) [S]
Maine Regulatory Survey (7/30/2020) [S]
Massachusetts Regulatory Survey (12/8/2020) [S]
New Hampshire Regulatory Survey (8/25/2020) [S]
New York Regulatory Survey (8/18/2020) [S]
Rhode Island Regulatory Survey (4/5/2021) [S]
Vermont Regulatory Survey (7/29/2015) [S]
Volume Two: DC, DE, MD, NJ, PA, VA
Delaware Regulatory Survey (12/11/2020) [S]
District of Columbia Regulatory Survey (10/30/2020)
PDF File
Maryland Regulatory Survey (11/6/2020) [S]
New Jersey Regulatory Survey (7/1/2020) [S]
Pennsylvania Regulatory Survey (11/30/2020) [S]
Virginia Regulatory Survey (6/26/2020) [S]
Volume Three: IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI
Illinois Regulatory Survey (6/14/2012) [S]
Indiana Regulatory Survey (6/22/2020) [S]
Iowa Regulatory Survey (2/5/2021) [S]
Michigan Regulatory Survey (5/11/2021) [S]
Minnesota Regulatory Survey (7/9/2020) [S]
Nebraska Regulatory Survey (9/1/2020) [S]
North Dakota Regulatory Survey (12/28/2015) [S]
Ohio Regulatory Survey (10/22/2020) [S]
South Dakota Regulatory Survey (12/29/2020) [S]
Wisconsin Regulatory Survey (7/30/2020) [S]
Volume Four: AR, AZ, CO, KS, LA, MO, NM, OK, TX
Arizona Regulatory Survey (11/16/2020) [S]
Arkansas Regulatory Survey (1/27/2021) [S]
Colorado Regulatory Survey (11/10/2020) [S]
Kansas Regulatory Survey (8/24/2020) [S]
Louisiana Regulatory Survey (3/31/2021) [S]
Missouri Regulatory Survey (10/15/2020) [S]
New Mexico Regulatory Survey (6/2/2021) [S]
Oklahoma Regulatory Survey (8/17/2020) [S]
Texas Regulatory Survey (10/1/2020) [S]
Volume Five: AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN, WV
Alabama Regulatory Survey (9/29/2020) [S]
Florida Regulatory Survey (6/13/2021) [S]
Georgia Regulatory Survey (8/20/2020) [S]
Kentucky Regulatory Survey (6/16/2021) [S]
Mississippi Regulatory Survey (7/31/2020) [S]
North Carolina Regulatory Survey (9/4/2020) [S]
South Carolina Regulatory Survey (6/22/2020) [S]
Tennessee Regulatory Survey (12/1/2020) [S]
West Virginia Regulatory Survey (7/13/2020) [S]
Volume Six: AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY
Alaska Regulatory Survey (6/25/2021) [S]
California Regulatory Survey (2/16/2021) [S]
Hawaii Regulatory Survey (11/15/2011) [S]
Idaho Regulatory Survey (7/7/2020) [S]
Montana Regulatory Survey (6/7/2012) [S]
Nevada Regulatory Survey (8/9/2020) [S]
Oregon Regulatory Survey (5/15/2020) [S]
Utah Regulatory Survey (10/16/2020) [S]
Washington Regulatory Survey (12/17/2010) [S]
Wyoming Regulatory Survey (5/30/2013) [S]