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Berks County, PA Expands Electronic Recording Options With eSecureFile™

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Berks County, PA Expands Electronic Recording Options With eSecureFile™07:00 EDT Tuesday, September 13, 2011 HOUSTON (Business Wire) -- PropertyInfo Corporation (PIC), a leading provider of end-to-end records management solutions, has partnered with Berks County, PA to offer additional electronic recording services for legal documents via eSecureFile™ to the county's submitters. “Electronic recording has proven to be a tremendous benefit for our submitters and our office. Not only is it a secure and efficient way to record documents, it saves time and money and is environmentally friendly. We are excited to provide another eRecording option through eSecureFile. Adding eSecureFile gives the county the opportunity to reach more submitters and increase electronic recordings,” said Frederick Sheeler, Berks County Recorder of Deeds. “We are continually looking for ways to enhance our services to our constituents while reducing costs. It's important that we can give our customers options and flexibility when recording documents in our office,” adds Sheeler. With eSecureFile, submitters can electronically submit land records in minutes – virtually eliminating travel time and expenses associated with visiting the local courthouse. There is no software to install and no set-up costs, which is a benefit for submitters and offers a no-risk solution. Once the submitter has signed up with eSecureFile they have the ability to eRecord into all eSecureFile counties. “PropertyInfo is excited to add Berks County as another county to its network of eSecureFile customers to electronically record land records,” says Kyle Chaney, vice president of PropertyInfo's government services division. “We are focused on expanding our eRecording geographic coverage for all of our clients, and we value our eSecureFile customers and the counties we partner with to help make this happen. It is important to provide a seamless, cost-effective solution that benefits both parties,” adds Chaney. For more information, call PropertyInfo at (877) 800-3132. Berks County is an urban area of 411,442 persons (2010 Census), situated in southeastern Pennsylvania. The county seat, which is the city of Reading, is 56 miles northwest of Philadelphia and the heart of the Delaware Valley region, which is one of the leading industrial and trade complexes in the nation. Frederick C. Sheeler, Berks County Recorder of Deeds, focuses on enhancing services provided to constituents while reducing costs and streamlining operations. More information can be found at http://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Deeds/Pages/default.aspx or by email. About PropertyInfo Corp., a Stewart Company PropertyInfo Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Title Company, delivers state-of-the-art real estate information solutions to the real estate, closing and mortgage industries. As a global provider of online transaction management and e-closing solutions, real estate information services, title/escrow production systems, hosting services, software development and online product distribution via its Web portal, PropertyInfo.com, PropertyInfo provides title and real estate professionals with the electronic data and integrated applications needed to increase their business efficiency and improve the quality of information used throughout the real estate transaction process. For more information, visit http://www.propertyinfo.com or e-mail at smarttechnology@propertyinfo.com. About Stewart Stewart Title Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC), a customer-driven, technology-enabled, strategically competitive, real estate information, title insurance and transaction management company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services required for settlement by the real estate and mortgage industries throughout the United States and international markets. Stewart also provides post-closing lender services, automated county clerk land records, property ownership mapping, geographic information systems, property information reports, document preparation, background checks and expertise in tax-deferred exchanges. More information can be found at http://www.stewart.com, or by visiting the Stewart blog at http://blog.stewart.com, following Stewart on Twitter @stewarttitleco, becoming a member of the Stewart Title group on LinkedIn, or liking Stewart on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/StewartTitleCo. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Stewart Information Services Corp.Ted C. Jones, 713-625-8014Director-Investor Relationsted@stewart.comhttp://www.stewart.com