ALTA Owners' and Lenders' Policies
1 hour 30 minutes
Learn how to handle real estate title issues and avoid liability with title insurance.
Examine the changing role of title insurance in real estate transactions and review policy forms, with an emphasis on the 2006 ALTA Policy and the latest ALTA endorsements appropriate to commercial transactions. Using the commitment for title insurance, this topic will discuss how you can avoid title pitfalls and coverage gaps, expedite a pre-closing response to coverage requests, and ultimately enhance coverage. Critical legal issues and practical considerations often coincide with factors that mask underlying real estate title impediments. Distinguishing among the array of popular endorsements and obtaining endorsements that matter will be discussed. This topic is designed to discuss a wide range of title issues and their resolution using both the basic title insurance policy and expanded coverage alternatives.