Real Estate Law: Title insurance 101

Meredith L. Yoder
Meredith L. Yoder | Parker, Pollard, Wilton & Peaden, P.C.

Meredith L. Yoder Mr. Yoder is a shareholder with the Richmond, Virginia law firm of Parker, Pollard, Wilton & Peaden, P.C. where he focuses his practice on real estate title litigation, commercial litigation, estate/fiduciary litigation, general corporate law and commercial real estate.

Live Video-Broadcast: October 14, 2022

Real Estate Law: Title insurance 101

$195.00 2 hour CLE

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Program Summary

A two-hour introduction to the history, theory and a guide to the practical mechanics of Real Estate Title Insurance. Discussions will include descriptions of the parties involved in title insurance transactions; exploration of the scope and limitations of title insurance coverage; review of the mechanics of how title insurance policies are issued, from commitment to final policy; and focus on key provisions and endorsements to insurance policies. The program is ideal for real estate attorneys, trust and estate planning attorneys and commercial law practitioners with solid understanding of real estate concepts.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Who are the Parties Involved in Real Estate Title Insurance?
  • What Is Title Insurance? What does it cover? What does it not Cover?
  • What is a Title Insurance Commitment?
  • Final Title Policies

Date / Time: October 14, 2022

  • 2:00 pm – 4:10 pm Eastern
  • 1:00 pm – 3:10 pm Central
  • 12:00 pm – 2:10 pm Mountain
  • 11:00 am – 1:10 pm Pacific

 

Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Meredith-L.-Yoder_Parker,-Pollard,-Wilton-&-Peaden,-P.C_FedBarMeredith L. Yoder | Parker, Pollard, Wilton & Peaden, P.C.

Meredith L. Yoder Mr. Yoder is a shareholder with the Richmond, Virginia law firm of Parker, Pollard, Wilton & Peaden, P.C. where he focuses his practice on real estate title litigation, commercial litigation, estate/fiduciary litigation, general corporate law and commercial real estate.

For the past fifteen years, Mr. Yoder has focused particularly on representation of real estate title insurance underwriters, and of owners and lender insured under policies of real estate title insurance. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar Association, and the Bar Associations of the City of Richmond and Henrico County, Virginia. Mr. Yoder holds a BA in Psychology from Messiah College, in Pennsylvania and a J.D. from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary.

Agenda

I. Who are the Parties Involved in Real Estate Title Insurance? | 2:00pm – 2:30pm

  1. Title Abstractors
  2. Title Issuing Agents
  3. Settlement Agents
  4. Legal Counsel
  5. Title Insurance Underwriters
  6. Insured

II. What Is Title Insurance? What does it cover? What does it not Cover? | 2:30pm – 3:00pm

  1. Policies of Indemnity; Not Representation of Title
  2. Matters Within Coverage
    a) Marketable Title
    b) Access
    c) Use Rights
  3. Matters Outside of Coverage
    a) Post Policy Matters
    b) Standard Exceptions to Coverage
    c) Specific Exceptions to Coverage

Break | 3:00pm – 3:10pm

III. What is a Title Insurance Commitment? | 3:10pm – 3:40pm

  1. Purpose of Commitment/Limitations
  2. Insured Property Description
  3. Schedule B Requirements
  4. Schedule B Exceptions
  5. Commitments
  6. Pro Forma Policies

IV. Final Title Policies | 3:40pm – 4:10pm

  1. Jacket Provisions
  2. How to Make Claims