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The Downdate newsletter is emailed monthly to TLTA members and covers industry, association and member news.


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2016


December 2016

  • Don’t Be a Victim of These Common Fraud Schemes
  • Please Tell Us: Why Are You Proud to Work in the Title Insurance Industry?
  • Happy Anniversary to the Land Title School of Texas!
  • Your TLTAPAC Rolls Out New "Your Voice, Our Future" Initiative – $400,000 Annual Goal and Calendar Year Giving Cycle
  • Texas Land Title Institute, Pre-Institute Seminars a Huge Success
  • This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of Learning!
  • Save the Date for TLTA's Day at the Capitol Webinar: Feb. 9
  • A Warm Welcome to Our Newest TLTA Members

November 2016

  • Congrats to the 2016 Class of TLTA's Leadership Academy!
  • TLTA Participates in Historic San Felipe de Austin Groundbreaking 
  • Don't Miss This Exclusive Marketing Seminar
  • Basic Manual Task Force Rides Again
  • Certification Committee Meets; Congratulations to All 2016 TLTA Certified Professionals
  • Five Tips to Better Customer Interaction on Social Media
  • Neighbor Nightmares: Infographic on Neighbor Disputes
  • Save the Date for TLTA's Day at the Capitol Webinar: Feb. 9
  • A Warm Welcome to Our Newest TLTA Members

October 2016

  • TLTA Honors Mark Greek for Years of Service as TLTAPAC Fundraising Co-Chair
  • TLTA Receives Texas Historical Commission Governor's Award for Historic Preservation
  • 2016-17 ALTA Board of Governors Includes Two TLTA Members
  • Patti Bonner Presents TLTAPAC Check
  • Business Matters: The 2016 Trends in Cybercrime That You Need to Know About
  • Study: Real Estate Cheapest in Fall, Winter
  • Have You Registered for the HOP Workshop?
  • Take TLTA's Certification Survey!
  • A Warm Welcome to Our Newest TLTA Members

September 2016

  • TLTA Board Holds Annual Planning Meeting
  • Congratulations to All 2016 TLTA Certified Professionals
  • Basic Manual Task Force Finishes Phase One, Hands Off Project to TDI
  • Over 100 Years of Experience and Counting!
  • Hall Henderson and Steve Pursley Present TLTAPAC Check
  • ALTA Board Nominations Include Two Texans
  • Business Matters: How Timely Social Media Can Keep Your Customers Happy
  • Can You Guess How Much the World's Most Expensive House Costs?
  • Fraud News Roundup
  • In Memory of Dudley Beadles (1938 – 2016)
  • Hire the Best With the TLTA Career Center

August 2016

  • Homeowners Use Pokémon Go to Sell Their Home
  • Navarro County Courthouse Rededicated
  • 2016-2017 Committee Meetings Are Off to a Great Start
  • TLTA to Hold TDI Experience Reporting Webinar
  • Title Agent’s Guide to Video Marketing
  • Roland Love Named President of North America Title Company's Texas Region
  • First American Title Announces Promotion of Mike Savas and Steve Mercer, Retirement of Mark Greek
  • Apply or Nominate for TLTA's Leadership Academy
  • Hire the Best With the TLTA Career Center

July 2016

  • TLTA Certification Program Announces New Designation Titles
  • ALTA Offers Convention Discount to all TLTA Members!
  • Hire the Best With the TLTA Career Center Emma Jo "EJ" Brent Earns NTP Designation
  • Stephanie Seabolt Assumes Role of State Agency Manager at North American Title Insurance Company
  • Dan Hassen Named Regional Manager of OS National Texas Offices
  • Joining the Individual Member Network Online Just Got Easier!
  • Trey Didway Appointed to 121st Judicial District Court
  • Shannon Honeycutt Retires
  • Owning and Managing a Texas Title Agency – Register Today
  • Title Report Covers TLTA Annual Conference and Business Meeting
  • A Warm Welcome to Our Newest TLTA Members

June 2016

  • Networking, Education and More at TLTA's 2016 Annual Conference and Business Meeting
  • Help TLTAPAC Reach Its Goal by June 30
  • TLTA Introduces Its Newest President, James H. Dudley, IV
  • 2016-2017 Board of Directors Elected
  • TLTA Recognizes Award Winners at 2016 Conference
  • Congratulations to All 2016 TLTA Certified Professionals
  • Thanks to All Who Made the Bert Massey Classic Golf Tournament a Success
  • Congratulations to all TLTAPAC Live Auction Winners

May 2016

  • TLTA 2016 State of the Association Now Available
  • How Cybercriminals Exploit Human Nature
  • In Memory of Don Still, TLTA Past President (1933 – 2016)
  • Congratulations to TLTA's Newest Certified Professionals
  • Dawn Lewallen Elected a Fellow to the American College of Mortgage Attorneys
  • Leslie Midgley Elected New Board Chair of Girl Scouts of Central Texas
  • Join the One Hundred Percent Club!
  • A Warm Welcome to Our Newest TLTA Members
  • Upcoming Webinars

April 2016

  • Register for the Annual Conference and Business Meeting
  • Top 20 Cities for Luxury Sales Revealed
  • Take Control of Your Continuing Education
  • Last Call for TLTA Awards: Deadline Extended to May 2
  • All Institute, All the Time
  • Test-Drive the Basic Manual Today
  • Capital Title Commercial Announces Bob Blanshard as Executive Vice President and Escrow Officer
  • 7 Subtle Tools That Help Automate Your Job
  • Top 5 Tips for Homebuyers and Sellers 'Emoji Style'
  • Survey: What Do You Look for in a Webinar?
  • A Warm Welcome to Our Newest TLTA Members
  • Upcoming Webinars

March 2016

  • Register for the Annual Conference and Business Meeting
  • Nominate a Deserving Person Today for a TLTA Award
  • Congratulations to TLTA's Newest Certified Professionals
  • Business Matters: How to Hire Millenials in Today's Aging Mortgage Industry
  • Why a Mortgage Lender is Renaming Itself "Mr. Cooper"
  • Upcoming Webinars

February 2016

  • Congratulations to the 2016 Class of the Land Title School of Texas
  • TLTA Hosts Inter-Industry TRID Roundtable to Seek Solutions to Top Implementation Problem Areas
  • Ryan Riyad Presents TLTAPAC Check
  • Are You In the One Hundred Club?
  • Join TLTA's Grassroots Initiative
  • Millenials Demand a Great Mortgage Shopping Experience Online
  • TLTA Board Nominations Due Friday, March 11
  • A Warm Welcome to Our Newest TLTA Members
  • Upcoming Webinars

January 2016

  • Basic Manual Review Task Force Meets in Austin
  • Recent Basic Manual Updates
  • Stand Out From the Competition With TLTA Certification\
  • Carolyn Monroe Named New Western Division President of Old Republic Title Holding Company
  • Make Sure Your Staff is Getting Full TLTA Benefits
  • In Memory of Senator Chris Harris (1948 – 2015)
  • Upcoming Webinars