Can you swing a hammer? Are you a pro at painting? VLTA is partnering with Habitat for Humanity in May and June of 2019 to make an impact in the lives of citizens all across the Commonwealth of Virginia. Would you like to be a part of this effort? We are looking for individuals and … Continue reading VLTA to Partner with Habitat for Humanity
When you’re the person at the top of the org chart, you’re most often expected to do it all: leading, managing, coaching, directing, guiding, monitoring, and finally, evaluating. Did everything work? Great! Then it’s back to leading again. Well, these all may sound similar, but each task has a slightly different definition, and a subtly … Continue reading STEPPING UP: Leadership Lessons, Coaching Counsel, and Volunteer Victories!
What is Lobby Day? VLTA Lobby Day connects the Virginia title insurance community with Virginia legislators. Representatives enjoy speaking with constituent resources on whom they can rely for information on proposed legislation. We identify participants’ Senators and Delegates, and set up 10-15 minute appointments to discuss relevant issues with those representatives. Worried you don't have … Continue reading VLTA to host Lobby Day on Jan. 24, 2019
On November 7, 2018, VLTA was honored to host nearly 150 land title professionals in Northern Virginia for a regional event. Attendees earned 4 hours of continuing education credits, and enjoyed a cocktail party after the event, sponsored by Amtrust Title Insurance Company. Attendees heard sessions on Audit and File Review, Escheat, Cybersecurity, and the … Continue reading VLTA NOVA Regional Event a Blowout
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
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!
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
Volunteers are the life-blood of organizations such as the VLTA. Some land title associations are dominated by employees of underwriters since they generally work for larger organizations and are better able to get away from the office for meetings and events. Title agents and examiners often find it difficult to get away from the day … Continue reading VLTA Secretary’s Message: Leadership Development
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
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!