Virginia Title Insurance Hero Saves Life

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

Top 10 Scary Things to Encounter During a Title Examination

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

VLTA Fall Regionals – Earn Last Minute CE

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

Last Chance to Register – VCTE Exclusive Event November 12, 2018

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

50th Anniversary Planning Committee to meet in January

The Virginia Land Title Association was founded in 1974 by a group of dedicated land title professionals who were eager to promote the interests of the land title industry. In 2024, VLTA will celebrate our 50th anniversary year. Our goal is to kick off the next 50 years with a bang! VLTA President-Elect Megan Meloon … Continue reading 50th Anniversary Planning Committee to meet in January

10 Common Survey Issues Relevant to Title Problems

10. History of Surveying in the Colonial Era Surveys in the colonial era were quite inadequate due to the lack of qualified personnel and the use of poor equipment. The most qualified surveyors were busy mapping the country and plotting rivers, which was the main source of transportation of that time. The surveys performed for … Continue reading 10 Common Survey Issues Relevant to Title Problems