10 Years After: A Refreshed Look at Best Practices Member Discount

10 Years After: A Refreshed Look at Best Practices

Description: ALTA’s Best Practices have been around for 10 years. Yes it has been that long. The Fund began developing programs to help members draft their own Best Practice manuals since then. As ALTA has made changes, innovative programs and articles have kept our members informed. In 2023, lenders are still...

$65.00
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...

$60.00
A Matter of Principals – Problems and Pitfalls of Using a Power of Attorney Member Discount

A Matter of Principals – Problems and Pitfalls of Using a Power of Attorney

Description: This intermediate-level course examines the proper use of Powers of Attorney in Florida, including the proper way for an attorney-in-fact to execute documents and requirements for use by and for business entities and trusts. The program emphasizes a focus on real estate transactions and title insurance...

$60.00
Addressing FIRPTA in Every Transaction Member Discount

Addressing FIRPTA in Every Transaction

Description: Federal law affects every US real estate transaction, 26 USC 1445 states that every seller of US real estate is presumed to be foreign until proven otherwise. Not only does this law place a presumption, but also a burden on a buyer.  This seminar ushers the closing agent from the beginning of the...

$60.00
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...

$60.00
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...

$60.00
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...

$60.00
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...

$60.00
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...

$60.00
Decoding the Residential Valuation Puzzle Member Discount

Decoding the Residential Valuation Puzzle

Description: Understanding how the Property Appraiser comes up with a property value and what the taxpayer can do about it.  The amount the homeowner pays in property taxes is directly related to the value of their home. However, there are several different values on each property. Although Florida law defines...

$60.00
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...

$60.00
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...

$60.00
Disclosing Beneficial Ownership: The Corporate Transparency Act Member Discount

Disclosing Beneficial Ownership: The Corporate Transparency Act

Description: The IRS’ Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is tasked with the elimination of money laundering activity.  Toward that end, FinCEN has regulations which require banks and other supervised financial institutions to identify their customers and report transactions deemed to be suspicious...

$60.00
Don’t Fear the Requirements Member Discount

Don’t Fear the Requirements

Description:  Attorneys acting as title insurance issuing agents are tasked with understanding the objections to the insurability of real property titles and favorably resolving those objections.  Among the more common objections are those related to a probate matter occasioned by the death of a real property...

$60.00
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...

$60.00
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...

$60.00
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 webinar...

$60.00
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...

$60.00
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...

$60.00
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