Top 10 Title Defects - Cured.

October 20, 2011

Program Description
Collect Years of Title Experience in One Day


In preparation for this practical, nuts and bolts course, veteran title practitioners across the nation were asked what they consider the top title defects they've had to resolve over the last few years. The responses were compiled and now experienced faculty are ready to take you through the “Top 10” list, providing you with best practices for curing each one in an engaging presentation of real-life scenarios and examples. Collect years of experience in resolving title defects in one full-day course. Register today!



  • Learn best practices for curing the most common title defects that attorneys are encountering today, so you can ensure clear title.
  • Prevent real estate transactions from falling through because of a break in the chain of title, legal description errors or unreleased secured loans.
  • Find out how experienced practitioners are curing access, easement and encroachment problems.
  • Obtain releases for judgment liens, mechanics' liens and other claimed interests attached to real property.
  • Discover how to resolve a defective foreclosure and how to release deeds from lenders who don't exist anymore.
  • Confidently satisfy missed tax liens or redeem unpaid taxes bought by tax purchasers.
  • Don't let missing information in the title stall probate procedures upon the property owner's death.
  • Understand how to handle fraud and improper actions by closing agents.
  • Ensure it's possible to obtain title insurance coverage against any remaining problems with the title.

Who Should Attend
This intermediate level course provides best practices for curing title defects for:



  • Attorneys
  • Real Estate Professionals
  • Title Professionals
  • Settlement Agents
  • Closers
  • Underwriters
  • Paralegals

Course Content
10. Break in Chain of Title
9. Rights of Third Parties
8. Legal Description Errors
7. Easements/Encroachments/Setback Issues
6. Deed of Trust Defects
5. Foreclosure Issues
4. Judgments and Liens
3. Estate Issues
2. Unpaid Taxes
1. Fraud and Forgery


Continuing Education Credits:
Continuing Legal Education – CLE: 6.00
Institute of Certified Bankers – ICB: 7.00*
Insurance – Insurance: 7.00*


* denotes specialty credits


Speakers:
Robert B. Brown, Robert B. Brown &  Associates, P.L.C.
Brian O. Dolan, Kaufman & Canoles, P.C.
Matthew D. Fender, McGuire Wood LLP
Kimberly Hartin, Skykes, Bourdon, Ahern & Levy, P.C.
Robert G. Hofheimer, BridgeTrust Title Group
Scott B. Konikoff, Scott B. Knoikoff, Esquire PLLC and Konikoff Title
E. Duffy Myrtetus, Kaufman & Canoles, P.C.
H. Carter Redd, McGuire Woods LLP
Edward R. Waugaman


Thursday, October 20, 2011
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Richmond Marriott
500 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA


For more information and to register for this seminar click here.


This program is presented by the National Business Institute (NBI).