Terms Used In Florida Statutes 627.7865

  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Title insurer: means any domestic company organized and authorized to do business under the provisions of chapter 624, for the purpose of issuing title insurance, or any insurer organized under the laws of another state, the District of Columbia, or a foreign country and holding a certificate of authority to transact business in this state, for the purpose of issuing title insurance. See Florida Statutes 627.7711
As a condition of doing business in this state, each title insurer shall be liable for an assessment to pay all unpaid title insurance claims on real property in this state for any title insurer which is liquidated with unpaid outstanding claims. The office shall assess all title insurers on a pro rata basis determined by their writings in this state for amounts necessary to pay the claims. A title insurer is not required to pay an amount in excess of one-tenth of its surplus as to policyholders.