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X12 Release 004010

197 Real Estate Title Evidence

Functional Group TO

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Real Estate Title Evidence Transaction Set (197) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This standard can be used to transfer the data contained in standard Title Reports, Title Commitments, and Title Policy Forms of the American Land Title Association, as well as the corresponding State Forms or other title evidence formats indicating the results of the title examination process.

Heading

Sequence
Segment
Name
Max use
010
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
020
Beginning SegmentMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the beginning of a transaction set
N1 Loop
Repeat 5
030
NameMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
The N1 Loop is used to indicate the party sending and receiving the title evidence. This may be a title agent, underwriter, or other office that prepares title evidences.
040
Additional Name Information
Max 2
To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length
050
Address Information
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
060
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
070
Reference Identification
Max 12
To specify identifying information
The REF Segment contains the reference numbers of the sending and receiving parties.
080
Administrative Communications Contact
Max 3
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed

Detail

Sequence
Segment
Name
Max use
PID Loop
Repeat >1
010
Product/Item DescriptionMandatory
Max 1
To describe a product or process in coded or free-form format
The PID Loop contains the type and content of the title evidence.
020
Reference IdentificationMandatory
Max 12
To specify identifying information
The REF Segment contains title evidence numbers.
030
Date or Time or Period
Max 1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
040
Message Text
Max >1
To provide a free-form format that allows the transmission of text information
NM1 Loop
Repeat 5
050
Individual or Organizational Name
Max 1
To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity
The NM1 Loop provides for the transmission of signature, authorization, corporate seal images, and information.
060
Additional Name Information
Max 1
To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length
070
Address Information
Max 1
To specify the location of the named party
080
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
EFI Loop
Repeat >1
090
Electronic Format Identification
Max 1
To provide basic information about the electronic format of the interchange data
100
Binary Data
Max 1
To transfer binary data in a single data segment and allow identification of the end of the data segment through a count; there is no identification of the internal structure of the binary data in this segment
NX1 Loop
Repeat >1
110
Property or Entity Identification
Max 1
To define the attributes of a property or an entity
The NX1 Loop is used to provide both an address and legal description for the subject property.
120
Location ID Component
Max >1
To define types and values of a geographic location
130
Property Description/Legal Description
Max 20
To provide specifics on property or legal description; this segment provides for a simple legal description such as lot, block and subdivision
140
Property Metes and Bounds Description
Max >1
To describe real estate property by boundary lines with their terminal points and angles; this segment defines legal boundaries of real estate property
FGS Loop
Repeat 10
150
Form GroupMandatory
Max 1
To provide information for a section or data group in a form or schedule
The FGS Loop provides for the description of individual schedules within a certain form of title evidence.
160
Date or Time or Period
Max 2
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
170
Financial Participation
Max 1
Defines nature of participation in financial account
180
Message Text
Max >1
To provide a free-form format that allows the transmission of text information
190
Reference Identification
Max >1
To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
IN1 Loop
Repeat >1
200
Individual Identification
Max 1
To provide identification of an individual or entity
The IN1 Loop provides title vesting, liability, premium, and information on the insured.
210
Individual Name Structure Components
Max 30
To sequence individual name components for maximum specificity
220
Monetary Amount
Max 2
To indicate the total monetary amount
The AMT segment provides details on the liability and premium amounts associated with the title insurance product.
230
Insurance
Max 1
To specify details related to insurance
240
Message Text
Max 10
To provide a free-form format that allows the transmission of text information
LQ Loop
Repeat >1
250
Industry Code
Max 1
Code to transmit standard industry codes
The LQ Loop provides for the description of title exceptions, requirements, and other specific elements of the title evidence document.
260
Date or Time or Period
Max 3
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
270
Reference Identification
Max >1
To specify identifying information
280
Message Text
Max >1
To provide a free-form format that allows the transmission of text information
IN1 Loop
Repeat >1
290
Individual Identification
Max 1
To provide identification of an individual or entity
The IN1 Loop is the name associated with the title exception.
300
Individual Name Structure Components
Max 30
To sequence individual name components for maximum specificity
310
Insurance
Max 20
To specify details related to insurance
320
Message Text
Max 4
To provide a free-form format that allows the transmission of text information
LX Loop
Repeat 1
330
Assigned Number
Max 1
To reference a line number in a transaction set
340
Signature
Max 1
To transmit an electronic identity
350
Transaction Set TrailerMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)
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Stedi is a registered trademark of Stedi, Inc. Stedi's EDI Reference and Mapping Guides are provided for marketing purposes and are free of charge. All names, logos, and brands of third parties listed on our site are trademarks of their respective owners (including “X12”, which is a trademark of X12 Incorporated). Stedi, Inc. and its products and services are not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with these third parties. Our use of these names, logos, and brands is for identification purposes only, and does not imply any such endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation.