First American Title Insurance Company provides a range of title insurance products and services that assure that owners and lenders involved in real estate acquisitions or refinancing transactions receive their property free of unknown claims against the title. The company is a part of The First American Corporation, a provider of business financial services. In addition to title insurance, it operates ancillary businesses involved in tax monitoring, home warranty, trust, banking and thrift operations; credit reporting services; property information and appraisal; and flood zone determinations. The First American 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 Title Insurance Company maintains several locations in Minneapolis.