541191 Title Abstract and Settlement Offices
This U.S. industry comprises establishments (except offices of lawyers and attorneys) primarily engaged in one or more of the following activities: (1) researching public land records to gather information relating to real estate titles; (2) preparing documents necessary for the transfer of the title, financing, and settlement; (3) conducting final real estate settlements and closings; and (4) filing legal and other documents relating to the sale of real estate. Real estate settlement offices, title abstract companies, and title search companies are included in this industry.
Cross-References. Establishments of lawyers and attorneys primarily engaged in the practice of law are classified in Industry 541110, Offices of Lawyers.
|No change 1997 to 2002||2002 NAICS to 1987 SIC||1997Economic Census||Bridge Between 1997 NAICS and SIC|
|Corresponding Index Entries|
|541191||541191||6541||Settlement offices, real estate|
|541191||541191||6541||Title abstract companies, real estate|
|541191||541191||6541||Title companies, real estate|
|541191||541191||6541||Title search companies, real estate|