New Jersey Continuing Education
88899025 - ALTA/NSPS Survey Standards
2 credits. Members of the American Land Title Association® (ALTA®) have specific needs, unique to title insurance matters, when asked to insure title to land without exception as to the many matters which might be discoverable from survey and inspection, and which are not evidenced by the public records. This course discusses the standards associated with those surveys.
88889220 - Mortgage Issues in Title
2 Credits. The major lien disclosed on the county level is a mortgage. A mortgage is a limited conveyance of real property, the purpose of which is to create a security interest for an underlying debt, usually a mortgage note. Understanding the mortgage, how it is recorded, and how to remove it from the record is a core understanding of the Title Insurance industry.
88889271 - Basic Title Searching
2 Credits. This course concerns the proper production and presentation of a Title Search or Abstract on Real Property in the State of New Jersey. This course is approved by the Dept of Banking and Insurance</b>
88889272 - Powers of Attorney, Trusts and Estates
1 Credits. Discussion of Powers of Attorney, Trusts and Estates and how they effect Title.
3 Credits. This course discusses the basic function of a title reader. Another course addressed the function of title searchers in the twenty one county record rooms in the State of New Jersey. The title office or agent will order the necessary searches required by a title application in accordance with the title underwriter’s guidelines.
88889875 - Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Issues in Title
3 Credits. The Bankruptcy Act of 1898 was the first to give companies in distress an option of being protected from creditors. Since then, the laws and regulations have gone through a number of iterations that effect the consumer in bankruptcy and therefore title issues in real estate transactions for those going through bankruptcy. This course discusses the issues surrounding bankruptcy and foreclosures and the relationship they have to title insurance
88890109 - Judgments, Liens, and Encumbrances
3 credits. How they arise, how long they last how do you get rid of them. In the past, a judgment became a lien upon its entry on the Civil Judgment and Order Docket through an automatic process. As the result of a statutory amendment, an abstract of the judgment must be submitted to the Clerk, together with the requisite filing fee, in order to create a lien. Entry upon the minute book of the court clerk is insufficient. A judgment lien is purely statutory in nature; it was unknown at common law.
88890110 - Riparian and Other Water Issues in Title
3 Credits. Tidelands or Riparian lands refers to lands flowed by the tide (and sometimes includes lands formerly flowed by the tide). The State of New Jersey holds title in fee simple to all lands currently or formerly flowed by the tide, unless it has already conveyed its ownership. Tidelands claims in New Jersey are found in all counties except Warren, Hunterdon, Sussex and Morris
88890282 - Surveys and Descriptions
3 Credits. Surveys and DescriptionsThis course discusses surveys and descriptions and their relationship the title insurance.
88890538 - Ethics in Title
The course discusses compliance from an ethical perspective, related regulations, and ethics from a personal and company perspective.
88890564 - New Jersey Rate Manual
3 Credits. New Jersey Rate Manual
88890628 - Commitments, Policies and Endorsements
3 credits -- A discussion of all the forms filed by the New Jersey Rating Bureau. Updated to include 2015 forms
88891450 - Easements - Defined and Illustrated
3 Credits - Easements - Defined and Illustrated
3 credits - Discusses the implicatons of water on site including riparian issues, wetland issues, storm water management and National Flood Insurance issues.
88894512 - Emerging Settlement Best Practices
1 Credit - The Consumer Finance Protection Board (“CFPB”) has been and will continue to promulgate increasingly tight compliance rules for lenders as well as the settlement industry. This course will focus on these “best practices,” which ALTA developed and published, in part, to establish a “benchmark” for the mortgage and real estate settlement industry.
1 credit - The presentation will address doing business with digital documents and explain the e-recording process from the title industry perspective. During the presentation, we will review and outline eDocument legislation that permits e-recording both on a federal and state level. We will conclude by discussing the competitive advantages that e-recording brings to title agents specifically.
88895340 - THE CLOSING IS OVER BUT DON'T FORGET THE POST CLOSING
Our focus will be on the post closing process and the technology that goes with it, practical applications you can apply in your office and ways to use vendors to support the post closing.
88895975 - ALTA Best Practices Pillars 1 & 6
This course is one in a series of Courses that discuss ALTA Best Practices. This one covers Pillars 1 and 6.
88896208 - Title Insurance E & O
Due to the litigious nature of society today, professional liability insurance (aka E&O) has become increasingly important in many industries, especially the Title Industry. While it may not be mandated by every state, E&O Insurance is increasingly being required by the major Title Insurance carriers and lenders across the United States.
88896312 - Alta Best Practices Pillar 7
Pillar 7 is about adopting and maintaining written procedures for resolving consumer complaints. The course covers the 38 questions asked in the ALTA Pillar 7 Workbook so that the learner understands what is expected to be compliant.
88896313 - Alta Best Practices Pillar 5
Pillar 5 is about adopting and maintaining written procedures related to title policy production, delivery, reporting and premium remittance. The course covers the 17 questions asked in the ALTA Pillar 5 Workbook so that the learner understands what is expected to by compliant.
88896340 - CFPB: What Not To Do
CFPB: What Not To Do with Kevin Pogoda
88896341 - Integrated Mortgage Disclosure Rule
This course discusses the new Integrated Mortgage Disclosure rule that will go into effect Aug 1, 2015. The presenter is Anne Anastasi who is a former president of the American Land Title Association.
88896342 - ALTA Best Practices by Diane Evans
2 credits. A discussion of ALTA Best practices by ALTA president Diane Evans
88896395 - ALTA Best Practice Pillar 4
Pillar 4 is about adopting standard real estate settlement procedures and policies that help ensure compliance with Federal and State Consumer Financial Laws as applicable to the Settlement process.
88896396 - ALTA Best Practice Pillar 2
Pillar 2 is about Escrow Trust Accounting. Appropriate and effective escrow controls and staff training help title and settlement companies meet client and legal requirements for the safeguarding of client funds. These procedures help ensure accuracy and minimize the exposure to loss of client funds. Settlement companies may engage outside contractors to conduct segregation of trust accounting duties.
88897461 - Electronic Delivery of Mortgage Disclosures
1 credit - Two industry leaders explain electronic delivery and esignatures. Electronic delivery of documents has become ubiquitous. It's only natural that it would come to the Mortgage and Title industry. This course will give you some historical legislative background and will help you understand how electronic delivery and electronic signatures will impact your business.
88897462 - Real Estate Settlement and Procedures Act
4 Credits - Real Estate Settlement and Procedures Act
88898112 - Fraud in the Title Industry
4 credits Fraud in the Title Industry
88898113 - NJ Ethics with Michael Holdern
Michael Holden discusses a wide range of Ethics topics and how they relate to the Title Insurance Industry. It is a comprehensive discussion that covers historical perspectives, unethical conduct, and cultural factors. He uses Boeing as an example of corporate ethics policies and discusses how to establish an ethical organization.
88898245 - Cyber Crime in the Title Industry
3 Credits - Businesses in general are under attach by cyber criminals. Title agencies are particularly vulnerable because of the amount of money that passes through their escrow accounts. Learn how to protect your business in this course
88899254 - Insuring Reverse Mortgages
1 credit - A reverse mortgage is a safe and easy way for seniors to turn their home’s equity into an additional source of income to meet any financial need. Most financial planners view it as a liquidity tool that unlocks tax free premium dollars.
88900401 - NJ Insuring 1031 Exchanges
2 credits - A properly structured 1031 exchange allows a seller of real estate to defer taxes on capital gains on the sale of real property by exchanging the sold property for another property. This course explains 1031 exchanges and the special attention they require when insuring title in the exchange.
88900589 - Digital Closings
1 credit. Because of the savings of time and resources realized by the use of digital closings, lenders and title insurers are beginning to look into ways to utilize the technology. Digital Closings are making their way into the Real Estate closing process and title agents need to understand the process and how they can incorporate the process into their workflow.