1031 Exchange Basics Members Only

1031 Exchange Basics

Date and Time: Tuesday, November 8 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) Description:  This course will cover all of the 1031 Exchange rules and regulations for tax deferred exchanges of real property.   Ms. Janet Schaum, VP & Regional Sales Executive from Old Republic Exchange Company...

A Closing Agent’s Guide to the 1099-S Member Discount

A Closing Agent’s Guide to the 1099-S

Description: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has adopted a variety of forms to assist in its enforcement of the United States Tax Code.  Among them is Form 1099-S, Proceeds From Real Estate Transactions, used to report the sale or exchange of real estate.  The responsibility for...

And the Survey Says… Member Discount

And the Survey Says…

Description: This course reviews the technical aspects of land surveys, the logistical issues faced in placing an order, and the suggested mechanics of reviewing the survey map.  In addition to Florida regulations applicable to the commonly requested boundary surveys, the presenter will also review the ALTA/NSPS...

Attorney Opinion Letters Member Discount

Attorney Opinion Letters

Description: This intermediate-level program examines the use of attorney opinion letters in the context of commercial real estate closings where a “closing opinion” is required by a lender. The course defines applicable terms and issues, identifies Florida-specific resources on the customary practice...

Basics of Florida’s Tax Deed Procedures Member Discount

Basics of Florida’s Tax Deed Procedures

Description: This one-hour webinar will focus on the basics of how tax certificates and tax deeds are issued in the State of Florida.  Attention will be paid as to how tax certificates and deeds are issued, sold, and redeemed.Accreditation: This webinar is approved for 1.0...

Building the Pillars of ALTA’s Best Practices Workshop I Member Discount

Building the Pillars of ALTA’s Best Practices Workshop I

Description: Are Lenders asking you for a copy of your Best Practices Policies and Procedures Manual? If so, it’s time to attend Building the Pillars of ALTA’s Best Practices – Workshop I.The workshop is designed to give you a jump-start on the creation and documentation of your...

Building the Pillars of ALTA’s Best Practices Workshop II Member Discount

Building the Pillars of ALTA’s Best Practices Workshop II

Description: This workshop continues the Fund’s examination of ALTA’s Best Practices, detailing Florida-specific requirements for:Pillar 2 - Escrow / Trust AccountingPillar 4 - Recording & Pricing ProceduresPillar 5 - Title Policy Procedures

Buried Treasure: Mineral & Subsurface Rights Member Discount

Buried Treasure: Mineral & Subsurface Rights

Description: This course will acquaint practitioners with the concepts surrounding the separation of subsurface rights from the fee simple absolute ownership of real estate. Participants will be schooled in the common law and statutory recognition of the surface estate, aerial estate, and mineral estate. The manner in...

Check Please! Member Discount

Check Please!

Description: Check Please! is a review of data collection forms, checklists and communications for use in a real estate transaction. New, dynamic forms and checklists will be presented with suggested use of each. The program will cover how to modify the forms, checklists and letters to the attendees’ specific...

Commercial Leasing: Understanding the Basics Member Discount

Commercial Leasing: Understanding the Basics

Description: This course reviews the basics of commercial leases and the role counsel plays representing landlords and tenants.  Whereas residential leases address the relatively narrow concerns of possession and use of a living space, commercial leases involve a wide range of issues designed to achieve a...

Deep Dive Into the Form 9 Endorsement Member Discount

Deep Dive Into the Form 9 Endorsement

Description: Title insurance policies separately provide coverage for owners’ and lenders’ unique interests.  For an additional premium, indemnification for certain losses or damages not provided by basic policy coverage may be obtained.   The Form 9 series of endorsements provide such...

Digital Closings & Remote Online Notarization Member Discount

Digital Closings & Remote Online Notarization

Description: A deep dive into the new Florida remote online notarization laws. We examine the qualifications for registering as an online notary, the technology requirements imposed for online notarization, the process of confirming the identity of the principal and witnesses, the duties related to the notarial act of...

Due Diligence & the Commercial Closing Member Discount

Due Diligence & the Commercial Closing

Description: Drawn from Fund Commercial Training, this new webinar analyzes the important role of due diligence in commercial transactions. Here we will discuss what due diligence typically entails and how due diligence plays a crucial role when negotiating representations and warranties in the commercial...

Episode III: Revenge of the Boards – Association Liens & Beyond Member Discount

Episode III: Revenge of the Boards – Association Liens & Beyond

Description: In the final chapter of The Fund’s lien trilogy, we explore liens resulting from the breaking of rules.  This program addresses liens arising from various forms of ownership of real property, including homeowners’ and condominium associations and timeshares.  There is an examination...

Foreclosing Doubt – Foreclosure Concerns for Title Practitioners Member Discount

Foreclosing Doubt – Foreclosure Concerns for Title Practitioners

Description: It is anticipated that as a result of the pandemic, foreclosures will soon skyrocket. Join Fund Legal Education Attorney John St. Lawrence as he reviews key Title Notes and other practical concerns that impact upon the real estate practitioner. Accreditation: This...

Foreign Seller Ahead: Proceed With Caution Member Discount

Foreign Seller Ahead: Proceed With Caution

Description: Handling a real estate transaction where the seller is not a citizen of the United States can be difficult -- so knowing and understanding the rules will help make the process easier. When a seller is foreign, the Federal Statute, 26 USC §1445 (or FIRPTA - Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act),...

Four Mean Liens & One Lean Lien Member Discount

Four Mean Liens & One Lean Lien

Description: This program is a review of less prominent liens that nevertheless require a closing agent’s careful attention. Included in this webinar is a study of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) liens, construction liens, charging liens, child support liens, and hospital liens. Special attention is paid to...

Homestead Tax Cheats: When Chameleons Go Bad Member Discount

Homestead Tax Cheats: When Chameleons Go Bad

Description:  Real estate practitioners and title agents are regularly called upon to opine on the application of the Florida Homestead Tax Exemption to various sets of facts. This course is designed to analyze issues presented by such myriad situations, including the criterion for claiming any one or more...

Hot Spots & Cool Tips: A Review & Comparison of the Standard & AS-IS FR/BAR Contracts Member Discount

Hot Spots & Cool Tips: A Review & Comparison of the Standard & AS-IS FR/BAR Contracts

Description: This webinar will identify the key similarities and differences in the FR/BAR traditional contract and the FR/BAR AS-IS contract and will address the appropriateness and benefits of utilizing one form or the other. In addition, the course will take a critical look at the Financing Contingency and...

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