First American Title Insurance Company provides a range of title insurance products and services that assure that the owner and lender involved in a real estate acquisition or refinance receive the property free of unknown claims against the title. The company is a subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation, a provider of business financial services. In addition to title insurance, the company conducts ancillary businesses that include tax monitoring, home warranty, trust, banking and thrift operations; credit reporting services; property information and appraisal; and flood zone determinations. First American Financial Corporation, established in 1889, offers its title insurance and real estate related services through a network of more than 4,000 agents nationally and overseas. First American Corporation maintains its headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif. First American Title Insurance Company is located in Edwardsville, Ill.