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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. You can get a detailed outline of each core knowledge area 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
Abstract & 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

Get a glossary of terms used in the title industry.

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:
TLTA Land Title School of Texas
TLTA Land Title Institute
TLTA On-Demand Education Library