VLTA Pre-Licensing Pass Rate Top of the Class

The Virginia Bureau of Insurance tracks the success rates of title insurance pre-licensing schools in Virginia. For the most recent year, May 2017-April 2018, VLTA's pre-licensing class has surpasses all other providers in the state by over 20%. VLTA Pass Rate - 77% All Other Providers - 50% to 57% When choosing a title insurance pre-licensing program, … Continue reading VLTA Pre-Licensing Pass Rate Top of the Class

VLTA Member Alert – All Virginia Title Agents Read On…

2018 is end of the biennium – only six months to go! Have you already completed your continuing education requirements and paid your $20 continuance fee to keep your Virginia title license active next year? You must complete 16 hours of CE, including three hours of Ethics (may include Law & Regs) and pay your … Continue reading VLTA Member Alert – All Virginia Title Agents Read On…

Claims, ALTA Risk Codes and Lessons from the Great Recession

By Skip Sacks, Virginia State Counsel Stewart Title Guaranty Company Our story begins in the spring of 2011. I was reviewing Stewart Title Guaranty Company’s Virginia claims totals for 2010 and it was clear that the recession was causing a huge increase in claims volume and losses. My colleagues at competing underwriters confirmed that they … Continue reading Claims, ALTA Risk Codes and Lessons from the Great Recession

VCTSA is a breakaway smash

The Virginia Certified Title Settlement Agent™ course is the only formal instructional program available for title settlement agents in Virginia. VLTA developed the VCTSA course to promote higher standards and skills for title settlement agents to benefit the land title industry and real property consumers. Those who complete this course are awarded the VCTSA designation, … Continue reading VCTSA is a breakaway smash