From Searching to Signing by Michael Holden approved in New Jersey

Searching to Signing 1 credit

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This course covers:

  • The history of land titles
  • Clearing liens on real property
  • What is title searching?
  • The difference between title searching and title examining
  • Problems with name searching
  • Tax problems in Wayne County
  • Case studies

Michael HoldenMichael Holden

Vice President Strategic Agency Manager, NORTH AMERICAN TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY (NATIC). Michael has been serving the title industry since 1989. Michael received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri and has previously owned and operated a large title agency in Missouri. Prior to joining NATIC, he worked for two different regional underwriters as national agency manager. An active member of ALTA, Michael serves on several committees and has previously served on the agents’ section to the board of governors. Michael has been a speaker for several state land title association conventions and helps provide CE classes to title agents in the Midwest. Michael has a wealth of knowledge about the history of the land title industry in the United States and publishes a monthly article titled: “The Ramblings of a Title Man.” In 2007 he was recognized as “Top 40 under 40” by The Title Report™. In 2014, his first book, also titled “The Ramblings of a Title Man” was released. He, or a member of his family, has worked in the title industry continuously since 1920.

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ALTA/NSPS Survey Standards

2 credits.

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Members of the American Land Title Association® (ALTA®) have specific needs, unique to title insurance matters, when asked to insure title to land without exception as to the many matters which might be discoverable from survey and inspection, and which are not evidenced by the public records. This course discusses the standards associated with those surveys.

For a survey of real property, and the plat, map or record of such survey, to be acceptable to a title insurance company for the purpose of insuring title to said real property free and clear of survey matters (except those matters disclosed by the survey and indicated on the plat or map), certain specific and pertinent information must be presented for the distinct and clear understanding between the insured, the client (if different from the insured), the title insurance company (insurer), the lender, and the surveyor professionally responsible for the survey.

In order to meet such needs, clients, insurers, insureds, and lenders are entitled to rely on surveyors to conduct surveys and prepare associated plats or maps that are of a professional quality and appropriately uniform, complete, and accurate. To that end, and in the interests of the general public, the surveying profession, title insurers, and abstracters, the ALTA and the NSPS jointly promulgate the within details and criteria setting forth a minimum standard of performance for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys.

A complete 2016 ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey includes:
(i) the on-site fieldwork required pursuant to Section 5,
(ii) the preparation of a plat or map pursuant to Section 6 showing the results of the fieldwork and its relationship to documents provided to or obtained by the surveyor pursuant to Section 4,
(iii) any information from Table A items requested by the client, and
(iv) the certification outlined in Section 7.

Gary KentGary Kent is Director of Surveying at The Schneider Corporation, a 42-year-old consulting firm based in Indianapolis providing solutions in surveying, GIS, 3D graphics, architecture, and civil, municipal and transportation engineering. A past-president of both ACSM and the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors, Gary has a BS degree in Land Surveying from Purdue University and is registered to practice surveying in Indiana and Michigan. He is chair of both the NSPS/ACSM committee and the ALTA committee on the ALTA/ACSM Standards. He currently sits on the Indiana State Board of Registration for Land Surveyors and is also a member of the adjunct faculty at the Purdue campus in Indianapolis where he teaches Land Survey Systems, Legal Descriptions, Boundary Law and Property Surveying.

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From Searching to Signing by Michael Holden approved in New Jersey

Searching to Signing 1 credit

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This course covers:

  • The history of land titles
  • Clearing liens on real property
  • What is title searching?
  • The difference between title searching and title examining
  • Problems with name searching
  • Tax problems in Wayne County
  • Case studies

Michael HoldenMichael Holden

Vice President Strategic Agency Manager, NORTH AMERICAN TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY (NATIC). Michael has been serving the title industry since 1989. Michael received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri and has previously owned and operated a large title agency in Missouri. Prior to joining NATIC, he worked for two different regional underwriters as national agency manager. An active member of ALTA, Michael serves on several committees and has previously served on the agents’ section to the board of governors. Michael has been a speaker for several state land title association conventions and helps provide CE classes to title agents in the Midwest. Michael has a wealth of knowledge about the history of the land title industry in the United States and publishes a monthly article titled: “The Ramblings of a Title Man.” In 2007 he was recognized as “Top 40 under 40” by The Title Report™. In 2014, his first book, also titled “The Ramblings of a Title Man” was released. He, or a member of his family, has worked in the title industry continuously since 1920.

Ramblings of a Title Man is available for purchase from Learntitle Here

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ALTA/NSPS Survey Standards

2 credits.

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Members of the American Land Title Association® (ALTA®) have specific needs, unique to title insurance matters, when asked to insure title to land without exception as to the many matters which might be discoverable from survey and inspection, and which are not evidenced by the public records. This course discusses the standards associated with those surveys.

For a survey of real property, and the plat, map or record of such survey, to be acceptable to a title insurance company for the purpose of insuring title to said real property free and clear of survey matters (except those matters disclosed by the survey and indicated on the plat or map), certain specific and pertinent information must be presented for the distinct and clear understanding between the insured, the client (if different from the insured), the title insurance company (insurer), the lender, and the surveyor professionally responsible for the survey.

In order to meet such needs, clients, insurers, insureds, and lenders are entitled to rely on surveyors to conduct surveys and prepare associated plats or maps that are of a professional quality and appropriately uniform, complete, and accurate. To that end, and in the interests of the general public, the surveying profession, title insurers, and abstracters, the ALTA and the NSPS jointly promulgate the within details and criteria setting forth a minimum standard of performance for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys.

A complete 2016 ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey includes:
(i) the on-site fieldwork required pursuant to Section 5,
(ii) the preparation of a plat or map pursuant to Section 6 showing the results of the fieldwork and its relationship to documents provided to or obtained by the surveyor pursuant to Section 4,
(iii) any information from Table A items requested by the client, and
(iv) the certification outlined in Section 7.

Gary KentGary Kent is Director of Surveying at The Schneider Corporation, a 42-year-old consulting firm based in Indianapolis providing solutions in surveying, GIS, 3D graphics, architecture, and civil, municipal and transportation engineering. A past-president of both ACSM and the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors, Gary has a BS degree in Land Surveying from Purdue University and is registered to practice surveying in Indiana and Michigan. He is chair of both the NSPS/ACSM committee and the ALTA committee on the ALTA/ACSM Standards. He currently sits on the Indiana State Board of Registration for Land Surveyors and is also a member of the adjunct faculty at the Purdue campus in Indianapolis where he teaches Land Survey Systems, Legal Descriptions, Boundary Law and Property Surveying.

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NJLTI to offer Title Insurance Pre Licensing Course

Securnjlta_logoe your enrollment now in this New Jersey Land Title Institute Title Insurance Pre Licensing course.  Registration is open now, course begins September 25.  The course will be taught in Freehold, New Jersey by leading title insurance professionals with a track record of having their pre licensing students pass the state exam.  Cost of the course is $500.  You must have access to the publication, New Jersey Title Practice (formerly Handbook of New Jersey Title Practice), Fourth Edition, updated through May 2016, by Lawrence J. Fineberg, Esq. CTP. Please allow enough time for delivery prior to the start of class.  Cost of the course with the publication is $600 which is a significant savings on the book.  Click Here to register for the course.

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NJLTI to offer Title Insurance Pre Licensing Course

Securnjlta_logoe your enrollment now in this New Jersey Land Title Institute Title Insurance Pre Licensing course.  Registration is open now, course begins September 25.  The course will be taught in Freehold, New Jersey by leading title insurance professionals with a track record of having their pre licensing students pass the state exam.  Cost of the course is $500.  You must have access to the publication, New Jersey Title Practice (formerly Handbook of New Jersey Title Practice), Fourth Edition, updated through May 2016, by Lawrence J. Fineberg, Esq. CTP. Please allow enough time for delivery prior to the start of class.  Cost of the course with the publication is $600 which is a significant savings on the book.  Click Here to register for the course.

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Cyber Crime in the Title Industry

3 credits

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wire fraud
The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center receives complaints crossing the spectrum of cyber crime matters. Since they began tracking scams in the late 2013, it has compiled statistics on more than 7,000 U.S. companies that have been victimized. The scam succeeds by compromising legitimate business email accounts through social engineering or computer intrusion techniques, Businesses of all sizes are targeted, and the fraud is proliferating. Title companies handle a lot of money through their escrow acccyber attackounts and are consequently a favorite target of cyber criminals. This course covers all the different types of cyber-fraud, how to recognize them, and how to protect your business against them.

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NJLTI to offer Title Insurance Pre Licensing Course

Securnjlta_logoe your enrollment now in this New Jersey Land Title Institute Title Insurance Pre Licensing course.  Registration is open now, course begins September 25.  The course will be taught in Freehold, New Jersey by leading title insurance professionals with a track record of having their pre licensing students pass the state exam.  Cost of the course is $500.  You must have access to the publication, New Jersey Title Practice (formerly Handbook of New Jersey Title Practice), Fourth Edition, updated through May 2016, by Lawrence J. Fineberg, Esq. CTP. Please allow enough time for delivery prior to the start of class.  Cost of the course with the publication is $600 which is a significant savings on the book.  Click Here to register for the course.

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NJLTI to offer Title Insurance Pre Licensing Course

Securnjlta_logoe your enrollment now in this New Jersey Land Title Institute Title Insurance Pre Licensing course.  Registration is open now, course begins September 25.  The course will be taught in Freehold, New Jersey by leading title insurance professionals with a track record of having their pre licensing students pass the state exam.  Cost of the course is $500.  You must have access to the publication, New Jersey Title Practice (formerly Handbook of New Jersey Title Practice), Fourth Edition, updated through May 2016, by Lawrence J. Fineberg, Esq. CTP. Please allow enough time for delivery prior to the start of class.  Cost of the course with the publication is $600 which is a significant savings on the book.  Click Here to register for the course.

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From Searching to Signing by Michael Holden approved in New Jersey

Searching to Signing 1 credit

Click Here to Enroll

This course covers:

  • The history of land titles
  • Clearing liens on real property
  • What is title searching?
  • The difference between title searching and title examining
  • Problems with name searching
  • Tax problems in Wayne County
  • Case studies

Michael HoldenMichael Holden

Vice President Strategic Agency Manager, NORTH AMERICAN TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY (NATIC). Michael has been serving the title industry since 1989. Michael received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri and has previously owned and operated a large title agency in Missouri. Prior to joining NATIC, he worked for two different regional underwriters as national agency manager. An active member of ALTA, Michael serves on several committees and has previously served on the agents’ section to the board of governors. Michael has been a speaker for several state land title association conventions and helps provide CE classes to title agents in the Midwest. Michael has a wealth of knowledge about the history of the land title industry in the United States and publishes a monthly article titled: “The Ramblings of a Title Man.” In 2007 he was recognized as “Top 40 under 40” by The Title Report™. In 2014, his first book, also titled “The Ramblings of a Title Man” was released. He, or a member of his family, has worked in the title industry continuously since 1920.

Ramblings of a Title Man is available for purchase from Learntitle Here

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