In preparation for this practical, nuts and bolts course, veteran title practitioners across the nation were asked what they consider the top title defects they've had to resolve over the last few years. The responses were compiled and now experienced faculty are ready to take you through the “Top 10” list, providing you with best practices for curing each one in an engaging presentation of real-life scenarios and examples. Collect years of experience in resolving title defects in one full-day course. Register today!
Learn best practices for curing the most common title defects that attorneys are encountering today, so you can ensure clear title.
Prevent real estate transactions from falling through because of a break in the chain of title, legal description errors or unreleased secured loans.
Find out how experienced practitioners are curing access, easement and encroachment problems.
Obtain releases for judgment liens, mechanics' liens and other claimed interests attached to real property.
Discover how to resolve a defective mortgage foreclosure and how to release mortgages from lenders who don't exist anymore.
Confidently satisfy missed tax liens or redeem unpaid taxes bought by tax purchasers.
Don't let missing information in the title stall probate procedures upon the property owner's death.
Understand how to handle mortgage fraud and improper actions by closing agents.
Ensure it's possible to obtain title insurance coverage against any remaining problems with the title.
#10 – Break in Chain of Title 9:00 - 9:35, Hal D. Coffey
Name Variances of the Grantor/Grantee
Inclusion of all Proper Parties on Documents
#9 – Rights of Third Parties 9:35 - 10:10, David S. Posner
Rights of Off-Record Third Parties
Right of First Refusal or Option Missed
#8 – Mortgage-Related Defects 10:25 - 11:00, Hal D. Coffey
Improper or No Discharges of Prior Mortgages
Lack of Proper Assignments of the Existing Mortgage
Gap Mortgage With a Balance
Releasing Mortgages From Lenders Who Don't Exist Anymore
Having Possession of Adjoining Property Without a Deed
#7 – Judgments and Liens 11:00 - 11:40, Hal D. Coffey
Unsatisfied Judgment Liens Which Have or Haven't Been Paid Off
Failure to Obtain Releases of Mechanics' Liens
Springing Liens or Claimed Interests in Property
#6 – Legal Description Errors 11:40 - 12:15, Hal D. Coffey
Incorrect or Incomplete Legal Description
Discrepancies Between Legal Description in Mortgage and Legal Description as Assessed by the City/Village/Township
#5 – Foreclosure Issues 1:15 - 1:50, David S. Posner
Defective Mortgage Foreclosure
Failure to Notify or Serve all Necessary Parties
#4 – Estate Issues 1:50 - 2:25, Susan M. Swick
Missing Estate or Heir Information in the Chain of Title