• Title insurance for residential and commercial lenders and owners
  • Chattel title insurance
  • Mortgage processing, escrow and administration
  • Default and mortgage enhancement services
  • Valuation, conveyancing and other related property services

Over the past twenty years First American has lead the industry in global expansion by investing in the development and growth of new markets with services now reaching over 60 countries worldwide. FAF International is the international division of First American Financial Corporation and is the leading provider of title insurance and a broad range of related property and financial services to both corporate clients and consumers around the world.

FAF International has direct operations and a physical presence in 12 different countries covering Canada, Asia Pacific, UK & Europe and Latin America. Additionally FAF International has effectively partnered with leading local companies in specific countries to offer our range of solutions to those markets. With a proven track record of being first to market, FAF International has secured a strong market share position in each region.

FAF International’s range of products are designed to enhance a client’s risk profile and reduce operating costs through operational efficiencies. Seizing opportunities to streamline existing mortgage and conveyancing processes, primarily in British Commonwealth countries, title insurance combines with unique processing offerings to enhance the speed and efficiencies of established markets. Financial institutions around the world rely on FAF International to insure their residential and commercial loan transactions (of all sizes) against a range of legal and property risks as well as providing innovative end to end processing solutions. FAF International’s global experience and expertise enables the insurance coverage to be customised to the individual risks associated with a particular jurisdiction or transaction as well as covering process improvement related risk – resulting in comprehensive tailored solutions and services.

FAF International is continually cross leveraging the broad range of property related technologies, products and services developed within the group to add value across its international client base. The harmonisation of these services has revolutionised many of the local technologies and processes in these new markets. International scale and experience coupled with the off-shoring/outsourced processing capabilities and significant IT assets has entrenched FAF International as a core service provider in the property and finance sectors.

Because of its expertise in the industry, its financial strength, its existing international licences and its contacts around the world, FAF International will continue to expand on its position as a leader in business, by creating efficiency, the continuous innovation of new technologies, products and services, and through the development and growth of new international markets.

Key milestones of FAF international are:

  • FAF international has experienced continuous profitable growth whilst expanding its global footprint
  • FAF International enjoys a Leading market position with First American being the #1 Title Insurance company globally
  • Supports direct operations in 12 countries
  • Completed over 2 million transactions in 2008
  • Commercial title insurance is offered in more than 60 countries globally

Financial Strength

FAF International supports your transactions with the financial strength of a trusted industry leader, First American Title Insurance Company who enjoy strong financial ratings by Demotech, A.M. Best Company, Fitch Ratings, Standard and Poor’s and Moody’s.

FAF International products and services are backed by:

  • More Than a Century of Financial Strength and Stability
  • World’s Leading Provider of Title Insurance