THE CHICAGO TITLE DIFFERENCE

| October 10, 2016

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Throughout the years, Chicago Title Insurance Company has grown in stature with a solid reputation for integrity and standing the test of time. In 1920 the scope of the Company's business extended beyond Cook County, Illinois where it started in 1847. In the late 1940s, Chicago Title moved to 111 W. Washington Street and continued developing and expanding its extensive statewide organization. In the 1950s Chicago Title reached beyond its state borders to increase its title insurance business. It was then, Chicago Title Insurance Company, as we know it today, was developed as a wholly owned subsidiary of Chicago Title and Trust Company.

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