Women in Business Achievement Award

We are pleased to announce that Mary S. Long, President of Stewart Title and Settlement Services, Inc. has been selected to receive a 2020 “Women in Business Achievement Award”. Award winners are selected each year by Inside Business to recognize women who have made a significant impact on their business community and who have served … Continue reading Women in Business Achievement Award

Interview with the VLTA Past President: Megan Meloon

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Megan Meloon a few weeks after her term ended as our President. We discussed her term and the convention and all of the unusual aspects of 2020.One of our first topics of conversation was the same as probably everyone’s first topic of conversation. We talked about the … Continue reading Interview with the VLTA Past President: Megan Meloon

Interview with the New VLTA President: Julie Ann Rutledge

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down (or at least have a phone call) with our new VLTA President, Julie Rutledge. I wanted to discuss her new role and how her first few weeks at the helm are going.For those of you who do not know, Julie has been a member of VLTA and … Continue reading Interview with the New VLTA President: Julie Ann Rutledge

Virtual Town Hall – The State of the Industry & Economic Forecast

Change is Here! The Virginia Land Title Association (VLTA) hosted a Virtual Town Hall on Tuesday June 23, moderated by Kevin T. Pogoda, Esq. VLTA Past President, with panelists from diverse segments of the real estate industry, including the VLTA, the Virginia Court Clerks Association, the Virginia Bankers Association, the Virginia Mortgage Bankers Association, the … Continue reading Virtual Town Hall – The State of the Industry & Economic Forecast

VLTA Welcomes New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Virginia Land Title Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Leigh Hubbard as the organization’s new Executive Director effective March 20, 2019.   Leigh is the President/CEO of TradeUp, an association consulting and management firm in Virginia.  Leigh uses her leadership skills to facilitate strategic planning, management of board … Continue reading VLTA Welcomes New Executive Director

Press Release: Update on Litigation – NYSLTA vs. The Department of Financial Services

News from the New York State Land Title Association | Press Release We are pleased to advise you that Insurance Regulation 208 has been annulled in its entirety. The decision and order of Judge Rakower can be viewed here. NYSLTA – Decision . The Department of Financial Services has filed a Notice of Appeal and … Continue reading Press Release: Update on Litigation – NYSLTA vs. The Department of Financial Services

TSA Close-Out Requirements

Licensed title insurance agents and agencies who are RESA registered (“TSAs”) have certain responsibilities when ceasing business operations.  These responsibilities include, but are not limited to: notifying the Bureau of Insurance prior to closing, handling escrow funds in a fiduciary manner, and filing a close-out audit with the Bureau.  Sixty days prior to closing shop, … Continue reading TSA Close-Out Requirements