About Us

Our History

In 1876, Commonwealth Land Title Company was known as The Real Estate Title Insurance Company of Philadelphia.

After they issued the first modern title insurance policy, the title industry was born, making them the first integral company in the industry. More than 130 years later, Commonwealth is still a vital part of the industry today and is a leader in helping individuals and businesses realize their dream of property ownership.

Withstanding depressions, war, and recessions throughout history, is proof that Commonwealth is a strong and stable company. No matter the circumstances, Commonwealth will always be here for you to rely on.

The expression Commonwealth is a traditional English term for a political community founded for the common good, or common well-being.

In 2008, Commonwealth joined the Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE: FNF) family of companies, which collectively represent the largest title insurance and escrow services company in the world. You’ll be doing business with the same people you’ve known and trusted for years, but with the knowledge that your real estate transactions are backed by Fidelity – the #1 leader in financial strength.


Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF), is the parent company to Fidelity National Title. FNF is a leading provider of title insurance, mortgage services and diversified services. FNF is the nation’s largest title insurance company and its title insurance underwriters collectively issue more title insurance policies than any other title company in the United States.
FNF is ranked #316 on the 2014 Fortune 500 list and is the highest ranked company in the title insurance industry on the list. For more information, visit www.fnf.com.


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