Closing Real Estate Transactions for Non-Attorneys


Closing Real Estate Transactions for Non-Attorneys is designed to accelerate the learning curve for paralegals and other support staff new to real estate transactions by immersing them in a three-day training session.

Class is offered on a number of dates at Fund Headquarters in Orlando and Fund branches in Miami-Dade and Ft. Lauderdale. To view the complete schedule, please see the registration form. Seating is limited to 25 in each class and is only available to individuals employed by active Fund Members.

In addition to the three-day class, the registration fee also includes access to four basic three hour legal education seminars and one basic web-based Fundinar. Upon completion of the class and additional seminars, the attendee is issued Fund certification in Basic Real Estate Training.

Some of the topics covered in the class include:

  • Title Insurance & The Fund
  • ALTA’s Best Practices Overview
  • Real Estate Contract Timelines
  • Base Title
  • Sources of Title Information
    • Overview of ATIDS & Fund Branch Products
  • Ethics for Fund Affiliates
  • Surveys & Survey Exceptions
  • Premium Rating with TRID Disclosure Procedure
  • TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Form
  • Pre-Closing Updates
  • Lenders’ Closing Packages
  • Closing Procedures
  • Post-Closing Matters
  • Contract to Closing Exercises
  • Review of Fund Resources
  • Demonstration of www.thefund.com
  • File Organization & Forms

Course manual also includes Basic Concept Reviews related to:

  • Real Property Ownership
  • Liens
  • Homestead
  • Satisfaction of Mortgages
  • Legal Descriptions
  • Business Entities
  • Trusts & Trustees

2018 Registration Form

For more information, please contact the Education Registrar at (888) 407-7775 or via email at educationregistrar@thefund.com.