IS A TITLE INSURANCE AGENT A PRODUCER?
When the title insurance agent is receiving any thing of value from its underwriter, it is not a Producer. Comment: A title insurance agent could be a producer if the agent is buying or selling real property. Questions of rebating between a title insurance company and its title insurance agent are handled under division of premium. WHAT CAN’T THE AUTHORIZED PERSON DO? They can’t, directly or indirectly pay for or subsidize advertising or promotional materials or activities of a Producer. Directly means from one of the people in the list above. Indirectly means giving the money to an unrelated third party for them to pay the producer. WHAT KINDS OF ACTIVITIES ARE PROHIBITED? Individually or jointly advertising any particular property or group of properties when the activity subsidizes the business or promotional activity of the Producer. • Signs advertising a property or group of properties, electronic or hard copies of advertising media describing, promoting or advertising a property o