AUGUST 6, 2020  | AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center | Austin

Texas title insurance professionals have been calling for an educational program that helps agents strengthen, preserve and perpetuate their abstracting and examination departments this is it! Are you a professional with one to three years title industry experience who wants to learn more about the process of abstracting and examining? Do you know someone who needs to prepare for a move into an abstracting and examination department? This new, one-day program is built specifically for title insurance professionals who need to learn the fundamentals of abstracting and examination from experienced pros.

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Location and CE Credits

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
1900 University Ave, Austin, TX 78705

Book your room at the special TLTA Group Rate of $199 plus fees and taxes here.
Or call the hotel for reservations: 512.404.3600, reference TLTA 2020 Abstract & Examination Seminar to receive our group rate.

5.5 hours of Escrow credit available, pending approval by TDI

Schedule at a Glance (Subject to change)

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2020
8:30 AM  Registration and Refreshments
9 Title Examination Standards
Teresa Frost, CTIP, President - Texas Market, National Investors Title Insurance Company, Austin
An overview of the history and purpose of the Texas Title Examination Standards and their relation to the Basic Manual and Title 11.
10
Title Commitments
Teresa Frost, CTIP, President - Texas Market, National Investors Title Insurance Company, Austin

What are they and how do they relate to the search and examination process?
10:30 Break
10:45  The Art of the Search
Brandi Abercrombie, CESP, CTIP, Agency Manager, First American Title Insurance Company, Houston
A discussion of ownership, estates, types of documents and an introduction to the process.  
12:15 PM Lunch
12:45 Surveys: Dealing With the Facts
J. Christopher Phillips, President & CEO, First National Title Insurance Company, Dallas
Sean Everest, Vice President/Underwriting Counsel, First National Title Insurance Company, Dallas

This interactive session will provide a hands-on review of surveys and survey essentials.
1:45 Break
2 Common Examination Problems
Lisa M. Beville, JD, CPA, CTIP, VP/Agency Support Services/Regional Education Coordinator, Fidelity National Title Group, Dallas
An explanation of how homestead, estates and more may affect the final product.
3:30 Read, Read, Read
All Speakers
What are you looking for on all those documents? 
4 Q&A With all Speakers
4:30 Adjourn
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