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2004


December 2004

  • P-53 Update, Rule Hearing Update, Rate Hearing Postponed, Beware of Predators Bearing Contract for Deed by David S. Jones
  • Jack Rattikin, III Elected to ALTA Board of Governors, TLTA Staff Volunteer Effort Benefit Two Charitable Organizations
  • Basic Manual Changes to P-27 and T-37A Were Effective November 1
  • TLTA Staff Profile - Paula Thomas

October 2004

  • TDI Publishes Notice of 2004 Title Insurance Biennial Hearing
  • TDI Publishes Notice of Special Hearing on P-53, T-37A, P-27 and Statistical Plan Changes Adopted by TDI
  • Making Successful Presentations by Ellen Schweppe
  • In Memoriam: Capt. Andrea R. Houghton
  • Board of Directors Meeting on October 20, 2004-2005 Education Schedule Offers New Learning Opportunities

July 2004

  • Avoiding Ad Valorem Tax Losses by Roland Love
  • Thanks to All TLTA Volunteers!
  • Annual Awards Recognize TLTA's Outstanding Volunteers
  • Marion Daily Named Titleperson of the Year
  • Phil Wells and Glenn Clements Receive James H. Garst President's Award
  • Grantham Installed as 2004-2005 TLTA President, 2004-2005 Board of Directors Elected
  • Texas Trails Council Honors Bert Massey
  • Joe Grealish Named Regional Manager for FNTIC/Alamo Direct Operations

May 2004

  • P-53 FAQs Page Now on Texas Department of Insurance Website
  • Common Recording Errors - What's Changes for the Closer? by Denise Werst
  • New Bylaws on TLTA Website, In Memoriam: A.B. Waldron
  • Priestly Named CFO of Centex Title & Insurance

March 2004

  • P-53 Resources and Information, Work Smarter - Not Harder by Janet S. Minke, Rattikin Title Company Announces New Chief Executive Officer
  • TLTA Achieves Goal of 500 Individual Members

February 2004

  • Texas Congressman Asks HUD for a RESPA Rule the Real Estate IndustrySupports
  • TLTA Bylaws Amendments Approved
  • Underwriter Section Officers Elected

January 2004

  • 2004 Housing Forecast Looking Robust
  • REMINDER: TTIGA Reinstates Guaranty Fee on January 1