News & Publications

TLTA keeps its members updated on the latest industry news and information through a variety of electronic publications. TLTA mails this information directly to the inbox of more than 5,000 members regularly. Our electronic publications and print publications include regulatory, educational and general industry information of importance.

Dateline Austin Newsletter
Weekly regulatory and legislative updates.
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Downdate Newsletter
Monthly industry, association and 
member news
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President’s Message
Regular messages from the TLTA President. 
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TLTA coverage and more information
about CFPB.
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Other News & Releases

Breaking news archive.
Press releases archive.
State of the Association annual message.

Issues Archive

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Basic Manual
The Basic Manual for the Writing of Title Insurance in the State of Texas contains all the rates, rules and forms promulgated by the Texas Department of Insurance. It also contains Title 11 of the Texas Insurance Code, the law that governs the regulation of title insurance. Learn more about TLTA’s Basic Manual Service.

Membership Directory
Search a directory of TLTA members.

Institute Legal Library
Gain access to 400+ title industry course articles from 20+ years of the Land Title Institute.

PR Flyer
Explain the value of title insurance and educate your clients with this informative flyer

Forms Manual
Contains documents commonly used by attorneys in a real estate transaction.

Correction Instrument Form

Click here for the Correction Instrument form used to make a non-material change to the Original Instrument

A Handbook for Texas Abstracters & Title Men
Affectionately known as the Stamper Book, this is an invaluable resource for title examiners or anyone else who conducts business related to the land title industry.

Community Projects
TLTA supports local community public service projects