Jonathan A. Veley has been a licensed title insurance agent in the state of Ohio since 1993. From 1993 until 1999, he was an agent with Lawyers Title Agency of Licking County, Inc. In 1999, he established Jonathan Title Agency, Inc., of which he remains the president and sole shareholder. In 2008, he became a member in Capital Title Agency of East Central Ohio, Ltd., which failed in 2009.
Mr. Veley is proud to announce that he has formalized an agreement with Ohio Title Agency of Johnstown, Ohio, by which he continues to provide the same real estate title examinations, document preparation, closing and settlement services for his clients as before, as an independent contractor for Ohio Title. Mr. Veley does not charge additional fees above and beyond what Ohio Title Agency charges and is compensated for title services through Ohio Title Agency.
Questions and answers:
- Is my title insurance issued by Jonathan Title or Capital Title still good? Yes, all title policies issued by Jonathan Title Agency were underwritten by Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company, which is now owned by Fidelity Title. Policies issued by Capital Title were underwritten by Ohio Bar Title Insurance Company, a subsidiary of First American Title Insurance Company.
- Can I still get a discount using my Jonathan Title or Capital Title policy? Yes, all policies less than 10 years old qualify for a discounted rate on a new policy covering the same policy, regardless of what agency or underwriter issued the prior policy.
- Why should I use Mr. Veley rather than going directly to Ohio Title? Mr. Veley personally examines the titles for his clients and personally conducts the closings for his clients, at no additional charge to the client. Mr. Veley does this as an additional service for his clients.
- Can I get a copy of my prior title work? Mr. Veley has scanned all Jonathan Title Agency files from 1999 to 2008. Mr. Veley has some records from Capital Title, but these records are incomplete. There is a $25 research charge to provide additional copies of prior policies.
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For specific questions about Jonathan Title Agency, Inc., click here.
For specific questions about Capital Title Agency of East Central Ohio, Ltd., click here.