By Donald Tomlinson, Director/Editor, Examiner Monthly It seems like I get the same question in almost every closing: “When are we going to be able to sign these documents electronically?” As someone who is employed doing the very thing they are advocating eliminating, it takes a great deal of effort to not wince when I … Continue reading e-Changes and other practical closing matters
Kristi Lee Flick and Gail Duffy were virtual strangers before this past summer, but they are now forever connected in the most wonderful way. Kristi is a Closer for Colonial Title and Settlement Agency in Daleville, which is a family centric office. Her mother, Loretta Bourne is the Manager and Underwriter there as well. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Virginia Title Insurance Hero Saves Life
By Douglass W. Dewing Title insurance, and the title examination upon which the policy is based, rely on consistent applications of general principles of law. A title examiner’s report walks a thin line between a mere listing of documents found during the period of examination and an opinion of a knowledgeable lay person applying those … Continue reading Top 10 Scary Things to Encounter During a Title Examination
Join VLTA at our Fall Regional events and earn CE! We'll be in Lynchburg in October, and Northern Virginia in November. Learn more below. Register now before sessions fill up! Lynchburg Regional Event October 18, 20181:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Kirkley Hotel & Conference Center 2900 Candlers Mountain Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502 Register Online | Register … Continue reading VLTA Fall Regionals – Earn Last Minute CE
Join Virginia Land Title Association for a VCTE (Virginia Certified Title Examiner) exclusive event on November 12 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Fredericksburg, VA. VLTA member Title Examiners attend free! Earn 3 hours VCTE-CCE at this exclusive event. Join us on November 12th from 9 a.m. to 12 noon Registration opens September 15. Contact … Continue reading Last Chance to Register – VCTE Exclusive Event November 12, 2018
It was All Saint’s Eve and I was working. Pope Gregory (I forget if it was the III or the IV) would not be happy. This is supposed to be a day of prayer and atonement, one in which the restless spirits of the dead are calmed by the saintly behavior of the living, but … Continue reading Title Tips by TUTE: Title Through the Interdimensional Portal
This October, the VLTA Examiner Monthly is launching an office Halloween Spirit Contest! The winning office will receive a $50 discount on your 2019 VLTA membership! Read more below for details on how to enter the contest. How to enter Send us pics of any of the following: Your Halloween-themed decorations throughout the office Your … Continue reading Halloween Contest!