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Buried Treasure: Mineral & Subsurface Rights - Register Now

Date(s): Tuesday, August 27 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)
Price: $25 for Members & Staff, $65 for Non-Members
Type: Webinar

This course will acquaint practitioners with the concepts surrounding the separation of...


Residential Real Estate Contracts for Sale & Purchase - Register Now

Date(s): Tuesday, Sept. 10, 17 & 24 (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
Price: $50 for Members & Staff, $65 for Non-Members
Type: Three-Part Webinar

At the heart of every real estate transaction stands the contract for sale and purchase. But...


FinCEN Reporting

Video – How to Complete a Currency Transaction Report - Watch Now

Members filing Currency Transaction Reports (CTR) to comply with the mandate of a Geographic Targeting Order will find that process demonstrated and explained in this recording.



Recorded Fundinars

Town Hall - A Closing Agent’s Guide to eNotes & Digital Closings - Watch Now

This Fund Town Hall dives deep into the process and technology involved in digital closings, including the standards surrounding the use of eNotes from both a technological and regulatory perspective.


 
Town Hall - NEW 2016 ALTA Commitment - Watch Now

This Town Hall focused on the impetus for the change, critical dates for use and adoption, filling out the new jacket and schedules, and hot topics. Frequently asked questions were answered.


Town Hall - Cyber Liability Insurance - Watch Now

This Town Hall will focus on cyber liability insurance. If you've been wondering what cyber liability insurance does and does not cover, how much it costs, and how it can protect your office, this is the presentation for you.


Town Hall - CFPB’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking/ALTA Best Practices Framework Revisions - Watch Now

This Town Hall focused on the CFPB’S Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued on July 29, 2016 which proposes changes and clarifications to TRID. ALTA’s Best Practices revisions are also discussed.


Town Hall - Fund App Tour with Questions & Answers - Watch Now

This Town Hall shows Members the features and functions of The Fund App and gives a virtual tour of the app. Learn how to use The Fund app to access helpful tools and information on-the-go to streamline your productivity and enhance your daily workflow.


Town Hall - Issuing Policies at Closing - Watch Now

This Town Hall shows Members what language to use when drafting Schedule A, how to use DoubleTime to issue policies at closing, and will answer some of the questions Members have about timing and liability. Learn how to make the post-closing process as efficient as possible.


Town Hall - FIRPTA - Watch Now

This Town Hall addresses the recent changes to the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) which went into effect on February 17, 2016.


Closing Disclosure & TRID Rules

Recorded Fundinars

TRID Town Hall - DoubleTime® Tips, Tricks & FAQs - Watch Now

The Fund's CFPB Hotline team discusses updates, industry news, and other information. This webinar is specially designed for DoubleTime® users and will address frequently asked questions, upgrades and enhancements, and tips to increase user efficiency.

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TRID Town Hall - Watch Now

The Fund's CFPB Hotline team discusses updates, industry news, and other information The Fund has gathered about the recent TRID changes. The 1-hour webinar will answer your most pressing questions regarding the new process.

Download December 8 Presentation PDF
Download December 15 Presentation PDF


Closing Disclosure Form - Purchase Now

In-depth review of the new forms and the rules which apply, as well as additional settlement statements such as those created by the American Land Title Association.


Rating Title Insurance: The TRID Way - Watch Now

Learn how title insurance premiums as shown on the Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure will be displayed in a way different than Florida law under the new TRID rules.


Closing Disclosure/ HUD-1 Comparison - Watch Now

Acquaint yourself with the new Closing Disclosure by going through an in-depth comparison of the new forms and the GFE/HUD-1. Here you will learn all the new rules and requirements and see how they relate to the traditional processes.

 


Best Practices

Recorded Seminars

Marking up a Commitment - Watch Now

The Commitment is a binding offer to issue title insurance. Providing the insured with a copy of the properly marked up Commitment is considered a best practice. Additionally a copy of a properly marked up Commitment is required to utilize The Fund’s policy typing service. So, how does one mark up a Commitment?


Get a jump-start on the creation and documentation of your personalized Best Practices Policies and Procedures Manual with the following Building the Pillars of ALTA’s Best Practices seminars:

Workshop I - Purchase Now

This workshop details Florida specific requirements for Pillar 1, Pillar 6 and Pillar 7.


Workshop II - Purchase Now

Workshop II continues The Fund’s examination of ALTA’s Best Practices detailing Florida-specific requirements for Pillar 2, Pillar 4 and Pillar 5.

News & Alerts

Regulatory Compliance Highlights - July 17, 2019
Regulatory Compliance Highlights - July 17, 2019

Business Email Compromise Schemes, VA Home Loan Cap, DFS Title Agent Guidance, Title Company Data...

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Real Estate GTO May 2019 – Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Real Estate GTO May 2019 – Old Republic National Title Insurance Company

A new Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) has been issued effective May 16, 2019 and ending on...

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ALTA GTO Information Collection Form
ALTA GTO Information Collection Form

Under 31 U.S.C. § 5326(a), the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, FinCEN...

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FinCEN ALERT! New GTO – Good News/Bad News
FinCEN ALERT! New GTO – Good News/Bad News
11/16/2018

A new Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) has been issued effective November 17, 2018 and ending...

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Real Estate GTO Nov 2018 – Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Real Estate GTO Nov 2018 – Old Republic National Title Insurance Company

A new Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) has been issued effective November 17, 2018 and ending on...

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ALERT! FinCEN Reporting Update
ALERT! FinCEN Reporting Update
11/12/2018

The current Geographic Targeting Order(GTO) expires on November 16th. The Fund expects that the... The current Geographic Targeting Order(GTO) expires on November 16th. The Fund expects that...

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FinCEN Alert! Fund Members Only
FinCEN Alert! Fund Members Only
05/07/2018

There is a critical message that requires the immediate attention of all Fund Members and...

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FinCEN GTO Phase 4 FAQs, August 22, 2017
FinCEN GTO Phase 4 FAQs, August 22, 2017

To assist Covered Businesses in complying with the GTOs, FinCEN is publishing this list of...

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FinCEN GTO & Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
FinCEN GTO & Old Republic National Title Insurance Company

8/24/2017 - The Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN"), U.S. Department...

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FinCEN GTO Phase 2 FAQs, Feb 23, 2017
FinCEN GTO Phase 2 FAQs, Feb 23, 2017

FinCEN Renews Real Estate “Geographic Targeting Orders” to Identify High-End Cash Buyers in Six...

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