Stewart Title is dedicated to serving our clients during the unprecedented challenges brought on by COVID-19 as we all do our part to "flatten the curve".
To ensure that your real estate transactions continue to close securely and efficiently during this period, we have compiled this page as a reference for available coverage, tools, resources and contact information.
Fraud Coverage for Remote Signings
StewartPROTECT (Closing Protection Letter)
Title Searches (Newfoundland & Labrador)
Title Searches (Prince Edward Island)
Smart Order Form for Residential & Commercial Orders
If you are presently ordering policies by phone or fax, we encourage you to switch to our Smart Order Form. No login is required.
NextSTEPS for Residential Orders
Alternatively, residential orders can be placed on Stewart's online ordering application NextSTEPS, which is also integrated with third-party conveyancing platforms. To register, please email your Business Development Manager.
Automated Payment Process (APP)
Simplify account reconciliation and avoid having to send cheques by mail or courier by remitting premiums via credit card or pre-authorized debit. Simply email our Finance Team to enrol.
Assyst Real Estate, powered by TELUS
With Assyst, you can electronically exchange instructing, reporting and other mortgage data with Canada’s largest National Lenders and Credit Unions. Simplify the way mortgage documents are created, managed and processed. Click here to enrol.
Search Services, powered by ESC
An online solution for convenient, accurate and secure access to corporate searches. Click here to enrol.
Fraud Prevention Guide
Information on Fraud Coverage for Remote Signings
Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA)
COVID-19 Real Estate Update (latest news)
Closing Real Estate Deals During a Pandemic
Basic Approach for Remote Signing
Health Canada - Coronavirus
List of Essential Workplaces (Ontario)
World Health Organization (WHO)
Centres for Disease Control (CDC)