Our TITLE 101 series was created for title employees who are new to the industry or have experience in only one area of title insurance. This basic, comprehensive 12-part series, originally presented live Nov. 7-8, 2016, provides all the basic training and knowledge you need on the fundamental aspects of Texas Title Insurance. Presented by TLTA subject-matter experts, this program covers everything from basic property concepts to post closing issues. If you have less than two years of experience in the title industry or are a title professional looking for basic knowledge in the industry — this program is for you! 

PURCHASE FULL TITLE 101 SERIES

- Purchase the full 12-Part Series for training purposes.
- CE not included with purchase price, but can be purchased separately for $15 per person, per part. See CE information.
- Access good for one year from purchase.
 
PURCHASE FULL SERIES

$449 members
$489 non-members


FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
PURCHASE TITLE 101 INDIVIDUAL PARTS
- Purchase individual parts from the series below and receive 1 hour CE credit per person, per part.
- Price is $35 for members/$49 for nonmembers per part.
- Once purchased, you will have access to the video, handout and continuing education attendance form from links on your profile page.

PART 1 - Basics of Title Insurance - What and Why

THIS PART COVERS

- History of title insurance
- Why title insurance
- What it is/what it does
- Title insurance vs. other forms of insurance
- Glossary of terms and definitions


PRESENTED BY:
EJ Brent, CESP, CTIP, NTP, First American Title Insurance Company


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$35 members
$49 non-members


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CONTINUING EDUCATION
1.0 Escrow Credit
Once you register, a link to a continuing education attendance form will be available on your TLTA Profile Page under My Education on Demand.
PART 2 - Flow of a Standard Transaction

THIS PART COVERS

- Flow of standard transaction chart
- What to look for on a contract
- Earnest money contracts
- Funding, closing and post closing

PRESENTED BY:
Teresa Frost CTIP, National Investors Title Insurance Company


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$35 members
$49 non-members


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CONTINUING EDUCATION
1.0 Escrow Credit

Once you register, a link to a continuing education attendance form will be available on your TLTA Profile Page under My Education on Demand.
PART 3 - Basic Concepts of Land Ownership

THIS PART COVERS

- Different estates and interests in land - what is insurable and what isn't
- How property transfers - changes in ownership = "chain of title"
- Rights in real property


PRESENTED BY:
Lisa Beville, CTIP, Fidelity National Title Group


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$49 non-members


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CONTINUING EDUCATION
1.0 Escrow Credit

Once you register, a link to a continuing education attendance form will be available on your TLTA Profile Page under My Education on Demand.
PART 4 - Understanding Conveyances and Liens

THIS PART COVERS

- Conveyances
- Proper execution of a conveyance
- Deeds
- Documents affecting liens
- Recording

PRESENTED BY:
Lisa Beville, CTIP, Fidelity National Title Group


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$35 members
$49 non-members


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CONTINUING EDUCATION
1.0 Escrow Credit
Once you register, a link to a continuing education attendance form will be available on your TLTA Profile Page under My Education on Demand.
PART 5 - Abstract and Examination

THIS PART COVERS

- Title plants
- The process of abstracting or examining
- Chain of title
- Writing up the results
- How to work an order


PRESENTED BY:
Teresa Frost, CTIP, National Investors Title Insurance Company


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$35 members
$49 non-members


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CONTINUING EDUCATION
1.0 Escrow Credit
Once you register, a link to a continuing education attendance form will be available on your TLTA Profile Page under My Education on Demand.
PART 6 - Understanding the Commitment

THIS PART COVERS

- Who can issue a commitment?
- What is a commitment?
- Understanding the schedules
- Good practices
- Understanding the insured closing letter


PRESENTED BY:
Frances Hughes, Alliant National Title Insurance Company


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$35 members
$49 non-members


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CONTINUING EDUCATION
1.0 Escrow Credit
Once you register, a link to a continuing education attendance form will be available on your TLTA Profile Page under My Education on Demand.
PART 7 - Endorsements

THIS PART COVERS

- Guide to endorsements
- Endorsement checklist
- Key endorsements and coverage
- Endorsement relationship to surveys
- “Final” commitments


PRESENTED BY:
Frances Hughes, Alliant National Title Insurance Company


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$35 members
$49 non-members


ALREADY REGISTERED?
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CONTINUING EDUCATION
1.0 Escrow Credit
Once you register, a link to a continuing education attendance form will be available on your TLTA Profile Page under My Education on Demand.
PART 8 - Surveys - New and Existing

THIS PART COVERS

- Different types of surveys
- Contract terms – lender instructions
- Survey review checklist


PRESENTED BY:
Lisa Beville, CTIP, Fidelity National Title Group

REGISTER FOR THIS PART

$35 members
$49 non-members


ALREADY REGISTERED?
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CONTINUING EDUCATION
1.0 Escrow Credit

Once you register, a link to a continuing education attendance form will be available on your TLTA Profile Page under My Education on Demand.
PART 9 - Basic Concepts of Escrows and Minimum Standards

THIS PART COVERS

- What is an "escrow"
- Types of escrow accounts
- Good funds
- Texas minimum standards of escrow accounting
- Post-closing escrows

PRESENTED BY:
EJ Brent, CESP, CTIP, NTP, First American Title Insurance Company


REGISTER FOR THIS PART

$35 members
$49 non-members


ALREADY REGISTERED?
watch video

CONTINUING EDUCATION
1.0 Escrow Credit
Once you register, a link to a continuing education attendance form will be available on your TLTA Profile Page under My Education on Demand.
PART 10 - Preparing to Close

THIS PART COVERS

- Review the contract
- Curative matters – from the commitment
- Prepare settlement statements, Closing Disclosure, Texas Disclosure
- Collaborate with lender throughout the process
- Prepare and review final commitment
- Review and resolve all Schedule C (curative) matters from commitment
- Review tax information
- Review lender instructions
- TDI regulations – state law
- What if all parties can’t attend closing in your office?    


PRESENTED BY:
Teresa Frost, CTIP, National Investors Title Insurance Company


REGISTER FOR THIS PART

$35 members
$49 non-members


ALREADY REGISTERED?
watch video

CONTINUING EDUCATION
1.0 Escrow Credit
Once you register, a link to a continuing education attendance form will be available on your TLTA Profile Page under My Education on Demand.
PART 11 - Closing the Transaction

THIS PART COVERS

- Steps in conducting a superior closing
- What you should and should not say
- Fiduciary duties


PRESENTED BY:
Teresa Frost, CTIP, National Investors Title Insurance Company


REGISTER FOR THIS PART

$35 members
$49 non-members


ALREADY REGISTERED?
watch video

CONTINUING EDUCATION
1.0 Escrow Credit

Once you register, a link to a continuing education attendance form will be available on your TLTA Profile Page under My Education on Demand.
PART 12 - Policy Production and Completing the File

THIS PART COVERS

- Preparing to producing policies
- Verifying Information
- Produce policies and endorsements
- Signature file for completion
- Retention
- Claims


PRESENTED BY:
EJ Brent, CESP,CTIP, NTP, First American Title Insurance Company


REGISTER FOR THIS PART

$35 members
$49 non-members


ALREADY REGISTERED?
watch video

CONTINUING EDUCATION
1.0 Escrow Credit
Once you register, a link to a continuing education attendance form will be available on your TLTA Profile Page under My Education on Demand.
This information is being provided by TLTA for educational and reference purposes only, and is not intended to represent the only approach to any particular issue. This information should not be construed as legal, financial or business advice from or on behalf of TLTA, and users should consult their own legal counsel and subject-matter experts to ensure that any policies adopted or actions taken meet the requirements unique to their company.

  PURCHASE FULL SERIES
$449 members
$489 non-members


PURCHASE INDIVIDUAL PARTS
$35 members per part
$49 nonmembers per part

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