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Core Knowledge Areas
The CESP, CAEP and CTIP exams include 28 core knowledge areas. For ease, the core knowledge areas have been grouped into four study domains: Title, General, Regulatory and Escrow & Closing. For a more detailed outline of each core knowledge area, click on the topic's name below. TLTA has mentors available to assist with questions you may have in each of the 28 core knowledge areas. Please contact TLTA Certification to request mentor contact information.

Title General  Regulatory  Escrow & Closing 
Abstraction
& Examination
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Claims
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Insuring & Other
Promulgated Forms
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Ad Valorem Taxes
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Bankruptcy
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Construction Lien Law
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Notary Regulations
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Closing Procedures
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Condominiums
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Conveyance
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Rate & Procedural Rules
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Escrow Procedures
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Decedents' Estates
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Curative Issues
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CFPB, TRID & RESPA –
General

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RESPA, HUD, CFPB, TRID
AND CLOSING DISCLOSURE

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Divorce
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Home Equity & Reverse
Mortgage Loans
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Title Insurance
Regulation & TDI
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Easements
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Homestead
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Entities, Individuals
& Trusts
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Manufactured Housing
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Foreclosure
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Surveys
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Guardianship
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Involuntary Liens
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Voluntary Liens
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Glossary of Title Terms
For a glossary of terms used in the title industry, please click here.

Get a Mentor
TLTA has mentors available to assist with questions you may have in each of the 28 core knowledge areas. Please contact TLTA Certification to request mentor contact information.

Other Resources
These educational programs can assist you as as you prepare for the exam: