Title Insurance Essentials for Paralegals (On-Demand)

$179.00

This presentation provides basic overview of title insurance; focusing on thoughts/concepts that can help real estate paralegals succeed at their respective law offices. Highlights include a specific discussion of the title commitment document, how to review the document, and how to negotiate away potential issues.

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Event Details

Course Type

Course Instructor

Nathan Osborn, Esq.

Original Date Of Course

General Credits

2

Course Description

This presentation provides basic overview of title insurance; focusing on thoughts/concepts that can help real estate paralegals succeed at their respective law offices. Highlights include a specific discussion of the title commitment document, how to review the document, and how to negotiate away potential issues.

Syllabus

  1. History of Title Insurance
  2. Watson v. Muirhead
  3. What is Title Insurance?
  4. Distinction from Other Insurance
  5. When Title Insurance comes in handy
  6. Regulation of Title Insurance
  7. Title Agents and Title Underwriters
  8. Initial Paralegal Duties/Working with Title Company
  9. The Title Commitment
  10. Requirements
  11. Exceptions
  12. Tips for Reviewing Title
  13. Additional Tips
  14. The Closing
  15. Settlement Statement
  16. The Title Insurance Policy
  17. Exclusions from Coverage
  18. Exceptions
  19. Endorsements
  20. Foreclosure Certificate
  21. Making a Title Claim
  22. Case Law
  23. The Title Commitment
    • What is a Title Commitment?
  24. Immediate/General Checklist
  25. Schedule A Checklist
  26. Title Commitment Exceptions
  27. Schedule B1 Requirements
  28. Schedule B2 Standard Exceptions
  29. Schedule B2 Special Exceptions
  30. Schedule B Checklist
  31. Schedule B Review Tips
  32. Removing/Modifying Exceptions
  33. Handling Title Objections
  34. Junk Exceptions
  35. Exceptions War Stories
  36. How Could This Bite You?
  37. Title Policy

Instructor

Nathan Osborn, Esq.

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