HA&W Presents Certificate of Compliance for ALTA Title Insurance and Best Practices to Great American Title Company

December 14, 2015

SPRING, TEXAS – Paul A. Roberts, Director, Business Consulting Services ComplianceSuccess Practice, Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP, Certified Public Accounts & Business Advisors, Atlanta, Georgia was pleased to announce last Friday, December 12, 2015, that Great American Title Company had successfully completed the ALTA Compliance Examination process and would receive its Certificate of Compliance.

certifHA&W is the 52nd largest firm in the nation, according to AccountingToday. They were named a “Best of the Best” firm in 2015 by INSIDE Public Accounting and the Daily Report, a legal publication, recognized them as a “Best of the Best” accounting and forensic accounting firm in 2015.  Tom Blackwell, President of Great American, indicated that his CFPB team had been working with HA&W on this certification since July of this year. “Great American is delighted that we are officially Certified Compliant  to the American Land Title Association’s Title Insurance and Settlement Best Practices Framework: Assessment Procedures Version 2.1. HA&W conducted, in accordance with attestation standards established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and, accordingly, included examining, on a test basis, evidence as to whether the Great American’s practices support the responses indicated in the Assessment Recap column of the Framework and performing such other procedures as HA & W considered necessary in the circumstances. HA&W believed that their examination provides a reasonable basis for their opinion.  “We believe we are the first Independent title agent in Texas to receive this certification from HA&W. Most, if not all major lending institutions, accept this certification as a means of CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) vetting their title company service providers.”  A copy of the “Certificate” and “The Frameworkcan be found on Great American’s website:  WWW.GREATAMTITLE.COM .

Lenders and Consumers needing additional information about the internet site may email the company at BestPractices@greatamtitle.com.

Great American Title Company (Great American) headquartered in Spring, Texas is a leading provider of title insurance services. Great American currently operates multiple locations in the Houston Metropolitan area and is licensed to operate in 25 counties in Texas.