Interested in joining the Palmetto Land Title Association? Please complete the Membership Application.
Members of the Association shall be classified as follows:
1. Regular Members: Regular members of the Association shall consist of employers and/or duly authorized representatives of any title insurance corporation, Co. or agency/agent which meets the following qualifications:
(a) It is directly and primarily engaged in the real estate title industry as underwriter or agent and issues title insurance on properties located in the State of South Carolina.
(b) It shall not be engaged in any class of insurance other than title insurance.
(c) It shall be licensed by the appropriate regulatory authority of the State of South Carolina in the real estate title insurance industry or the real estate title insurance issuing agent industry within the State of South Carolina.
(d) It shall have submitted a written, signed application containing evidence satisfactory to the Board of Directors of said applicant's qualifications as set forth under Item I of this Article for such membership. Said application must be accompanied with a check in the monetary amount set by the Board of Directors as dues for Regular Members.
2. Associate Members: Associate members of the Association shall consist of persons, corporations, companies, or businesses licensed by the State of South Carolina as title insurer, title agency or title insurance agent, but does not issue title insurance on properties located in the State of South Carolina; or any persons, corporations, companies or businesses involved in a real estate related field other than what would qualify as a Regular Member. Persons seeking membership as an Associate Member of this Association must have submitted a signed written application for membership containing evidence satisfactory to the Board of Directors of said applicant's qualifications under this Section for membership, along with a check in the monetary amount set by the Board of Directors as dues for Associate Members. A person or business entity which is a resident of or a domiciliary of the State of South Carolina may not be an associate member if said person or entity or any owner of an interest in said entity derives a direct or indirect financial benefit from title insurance premiums.
3. Honorary Members: Honorary Members of the Association shall consist of those persons who shall have been elected to such membership on the basis of performance of such person for distinguished and meritorious service to this Association; or in furtherance of the objects and purposes of this Association or the title insurance industry. Candidates for Honorary Membership must be submitted to the Board of Directors for approval and may be nominated by any member of the Association in good standing.
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