Presidential Acceptance Address of Sonia Kuppert I would like to thank all of you for attending this year’s convention, along with special thanks to all of our past Presidents and also, Pat Beale, from the ALTA Board of Governors. Thirty years ago when I first fell in love with title searching, I would have never … Continue reading Welcome to VLTA’s new President, Sonia Kuppert
By Stephanie Campbell, Westcor Land Title Insurance Company. Most people are familiar with the James Bond movie “A View to a Kill”. An intense thriller with great music and exotic backdrops. The theme song by Duran-Duran runs through my head every time I repeat the crazy story of one of my many “Tales from the … Continue reading Tales from the Table: A View to A Kill
Join VLTA for a CE event in your region this fall! Earn 4 hours CE credits and enjoy cocktails sponsored by AmTrust at a special reception following the event. Registration opens July 1, 2018. Register online Lynchburg Regional Event October 18, 2018 1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Kirkley Hotel & Conference Center 2900 Candlers Mountain … Continue reading VLTA Fall Regional Events
By Glenda Brooks, Middlesex Title Company Title problems can show up in various ways. The best practice is to resolve the issues before closing. Breaks in the chain of title occur quite frequently and it is the responsibility of the title examiner to try to piece together the chain. Each time the property changes hands … Continue reading Title Agent & Examiner Mishaps
Thank you for joining us at the VLTA 2018 Annual Convention in Richmond, Virginia. We awarded over 1,000 CE credits to over 275 attendees at this year's 50's themed event. What did you enjoy most? The virtual scavenger hunt? The casino rocktails party? The sock hop? Or maybe one of our 10 education sessions? Speakers … Continue reading VLTA 2018 Convention a Rockin’ Good Time!
Every year at Convention, we have the pleasure of presenting three awards to our members. The Ronald Donn Award honors a newly licensed or certified professional who is eager to take advantage of VLTA's professional development programs. The Volunteer of the Year Award honors an individual whose commitment to the Association goes above and beyond. … Continue reading Members Honored at Convention
TUTE: The Unknown Title Examiner I am sure it comes as no surprise to hear your humble correspondent is not the sharpest pencil in the drawer. When no fascinating topic develops from the work in progress, Tute is prone to generic Google searches (I am sure that is © or ® or ™ to some … Continue reading Title Tips by TUTE: You Want Me to Do What???!!!
Congratulations to our newly elected Section Chairs! Learn more about your section leadership below. Agent Section Chair The Agent Section of the VLTA meets three times annually to discuss education and advocacy for the Agent members of the Association. At this year's Annual Convention, the following representatives were elected to lead our Agent Section: Nash … Continue reading VLTA Section Chairs Elected
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