The First American Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

August 26, 2005

SANTA ANA, Calif., The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF) today announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 18 cents per common share.

The cash dividend is payable on Oct. 14, 2005, to shareholders of record as of Sept. 30, 2005. First American has paid a cash dividend for each of the last 96 years.

Source: The First American Corporation