Industry Responds to Forbes Article

November 15, 2006

Members of the title industry responded to the recent Forbes article (Inside America's Richest Insurance Racket, Nov. 13) with letters to the editor defending the industry.

ALTA also responded with a six-page letter to Steve Forbes. We will post new letters published in upcoming issues of Forbes, so members are encouraged to continue to let Forbes know of our outrage. Send your letters to:

To read the article and letters, go to and click on the print edition at the bottom of the page. The article is in the Nov. 13 issue; the letters are in the Nov. 26 issue under "Readers Say."

Contact ALTA at 202-296-3671 or

North American Title Insurance Company (NATIC) is a seasoned title insurance underwriter, helping title agents to achieve their individual business goals for more than 50 years. Today, the company conducts real estate settlement services in 39 states and the District of Columbia through a network of experienced, independent agents.