News & Announcements

Greater Illinois Title Company Celebrates Its 35th Anniversary

Now Offering Drive Up Closings

GREATER ILLINOIS TITLE COMPANY DRIVE UP Closings Greater Illinois Title Company is working to provide safe and convenient options to help our clients. We are currently offering two options for Drive Up closings. For purchase transactions, -Drive Up to a GIT office For refinance transactions – Drive Up to the borrower’s home   BOTH OPTIONS DESCRIBED […]

GITGC Updated Closing Procedures During COVID-19/Coronavirus

During these uncertain times we are striving to provide all necessary title and escrow services to our clients while still protecting the health and safety of our employees and office visitors. In order to exercise an abundance of caution, and limit our person to person contact, during the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic we are implementing the following […]

The GIT Group of Companies COVID-19/Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Plan and Business Continuity Plan

The GIT Group of Companies recognize this unsettling time with the COVID-19/Coronavirus situation rapidly evolving across the country. We are closely monitoring developments related to the spread of the virus. Our priority remains the safety of employees and customers that visit our offices. The GIT Group of Companies has in place a Coronavirus Preparedness and Response […]

The Greater Illinois Title Company Group of Companies Completes Type 2 SOC 2 Report & ALTA Best Practices Certification

The Greater Illinois Title Company Group of Companies Completes Type 2 SOC 2 Report and ALTA Best Practices Certification Greater Illinois Title Company, the largest title agency in Illinois and one of the largest in the country announced that it has recently completed its Service Organization Controls Type 2 SOC 2 examination and ALTA Best […]

IDFPR Launches State Tax Lien Registry

Effective January 1, 2018, whenever a title company is searching property for the purpose of issuing commitments or policies, a search must be conducted on the Illinois State Tax Lien Registry (STLR). Illinois will have an online database for the recording of a lien against a person or entity who owes money/taxes to the Illinois […]

2018 IDFPR Town Hall Meeting on Title Agent Compensation

On January 3, 2018, the IDFPR held a Town Hall Meeting which was labeled by the IDFPR as the beginning of a dialogue regarding premium splits between title agents and their underwriters. They referred to it as the first step in a long journey. The IDFPR limited the discussions at the town hall meeting to […]

GIT Opens New Hyde Park Office

Greater Illinois Title Company has recently opened a new closing office in Hyde Park. The new location is GIT’s s eighteenth office in Illinois. For other office locations click here. The new closing office is located in Chicago on the second floor of the Hyde Park Business Center at 51st Street and Lake Park Avenue. Hyde […]

GIT FLORIDA TITLE SERVICES OPENS NEW SARASOTA OFFICE

GIT FLORIDA TITLE SERVICES OPENS NEW SARASOTA OFFICE GIT Florida Title Services, (GFT) a wholly owned subsidiary of Greater Illinois Title Company, one of the largest title agencies in the country, moved to larger offices in the Center Pointe Building located at 2033 Main Street in Sarasota. The new Florida state headquarters office builds upon the […]

SOC 2® Report and ALTA Best Practices

Greater Illinois Title Company Completes SOC 2® Report and ALTA Best Practices AT 101 Certification Greater Illinois Title Company, the largest title agency in Illinois and one of the largest in the country, announced that it recently completed its Service Organization Controls SOC 2® examination under AT Section 101 and its AT 101 ALTA Best […]