Assembly Speaker Atkins Proposes Recording Fee Increase as Part of Affordable Housing Plan
Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, announced a plan yesterday to increase funding for affordable housing by adding a $75 fee to recorded documents, including property refinancing, notices of default, and notices of a trustee sale. Home sales would ...
Bulletin 14/15-64 - February 26, 2015
LIVE WEBINAR: CLTA/CMBA's Key Problem Areas in the New RESPA/TILA Integrated Disclosures
CLTA, together with CMBA, is pleased to offer: Key Problem Areas in the New RESPA/TILA Integrated Disclosures, a 1.5-hour live webinar delivered to your desktop on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 1:30pm - 3:00pm. Participants requesting MCLE or PD will receive 1.5 CE credit for participating in the webinar. Bulletin 14/15-59 - February 11, 2015
CLTA’s 108th Annual Convention – Register Now!
Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa, Monterey, CA – April 19-21, 2015.Early-Bird Deadline is March 25, 2015. Register Now – Space Limited!
The California Land Title Association’s 108th Annual Convention is just around the corner and registration materials are being mailed to all members. Don’t delay in registering, as space is limited...
Bulletin 14/15-58 - February 10, 2015
CLTA's New Laws/New Cases 2014
CLTA is pleased to offer: New Laws/New Cases 2014, a 1.5-hour live webinar delivered to your desktop on Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 10:00am - 11:15am. Participants requesting MCLE or PD will receive 1.25 CE credit for participating in the webinar. ...
Bulletin 14/15-49 - December 16, 2014
The CLTA will host its 108th Annual Convention at the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa April 19- 21, 2015.
We are excited to invite your company to be a sponsor at CLTA’s upcoming Annual Convention where the largest gathering of representatives from California’s title insurance industry will meet together in Central California’s well known Monterey area.
Bulletin 14/15-48 - December 16, 2014
San Francisco Proposition G, which would have imposed an additional tax of up to 24% on the sale price of multi-unit properties sold within five years of purchase, was defeated at the polls Tuesday. With all ...
Bulletin 14/15-41 - November 5, 2014
In a press release to settlement agents, Wells Fargo has announced its plans for operating under the new CFPB Closing Disclosure that will become effective on August 1, 2015. The release states that ...
Bulletin 14/15-32 - September 25, 2014
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will be presenting a webinar on the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures to walk attendees through various aspects of the new rule as well as address questions received by ... Bulletin 14/15-30 - September 11, 2014
Despite a flurry of last-minute amendments in the waning hours of the 2013-14 legislative session, wage lien bill AB 2416 (Stone) failed to garner the votes it required to pass the floor of the California Senate. ... Bulletin 14/15-26 - September 2, 2014
Wage lien legislation opposed by CLTA and a large coalition of pro-business trade associations failed passage in the California Senate yesterday evening. CLTA has vigorously lobbied the legislation...
Bulletin 14/15-25 - August 29, 2014
Today, CLTA sent out a call to action to all CLTA Title Action Network (TAN) members asking them to send in emails, faxes, and make phone calls to State Senate and Assemblymembers urging them to vote “no” on Assembly Bill 2416 (Stone). ...Bulletin 14/15-24 - August 19, 2014
The CLTA is pleased to offer: Breaking Down Policy Coverages, a 1.5-hour live webinar delivered to your desktop on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 10:00am - 11:30pm. ... Bulletin 14/15-20 - August 19, 2014
CLTA sponsored legislation to create a process for termination of a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) was signed into law by Governor Brown earlier today. Before passing, the legislation was amended to more closely resemble ... Bulletin 14/15-19 - August 15, 2014
CLTA members have recently noticed an alarming rise in “Yellow Pages” or “Supply Chain” fraud in California and elsewhere around the country. “Supply Chain” fraud involves making a payment to what you might believe to be a legitimate vendor, only to find out later that the vendor listing was fraudulent and the payment instead went ...
Bulletin 14/15-13 - July 22, 2014
CLTA has been alerted to a growing trend of wire instruction fraud achieved through the hacking of email systems and the impersonation of parties to real estate transactions, with the aim of misdirecting funds for a home purchase to the account of an unscrupulous third party. ... Bulletin 14/15-12 - July 18, 2014
CLTA sponsored legislation to create a process for termination of a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) unanimously passed the Senate Committee on Banking & Financial Institutions today. The bill was recently amended to more closely resemble ...
Bulletin 13/14-95 - June 18, 2014
CLTA sponsored legislation to create a process for termination of a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) unanimously passed the Assembly Committee on Banking and Finance yesterday. The bill is necessary ...
Bulletin 13/14-89 - May 7, 2014
RESCHEDULED: Working Together on Vesting & Divesting, Part 2 --- a live webinar
To better serve our intended audience, we have rescheduled the CLTA/CEA webinar: Working Together on Vesting & Divesting-Part 2, a 1.5-hour live webinar delivered to your desktop to Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 10:00am - 11:30am (originally scheduled for Wednesday, April 9). Participants requesting MCLE or PD will receive 1.5 CE credit for participating in the webinar. ... Bulletin 13/14-69a - March 25, 2014
CLTA's 107th Annual Convention
Hotel Del Coronado - April 27-29, 2014
REMINDER - Early Bird Deadline is March 27, 2014. Register Now - Space is Limited
The California Land Title Association’s 107th Annual Convention is just around the corner and registration materials have been sent to all members. Don’t delay in registering, as space is limited ...
Bulletin 13/14-72 - April 13, 2014
Summary of 2013 Federal Income Tax Changes
An electronic copy of the California Franchise Tax Board’s report entitled Summary of Federal Income Tax Changes – 2013 is accessible on the Franchise Tax Board web site here. This report is prepared by staff and is the thirtieth in a series of annual reports to the Legislature, which are required under the Revenue and Taxation code.
Bulletin 13/14-66 - February 18, 2014
CLTA's 107th Annual Convention - Register Now!
Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado Island, San Diego (April 27-29, 2014)
Early Bird Deadline is March 27, 2014. Register Now - Space Limited!
The California Land Title Association’s 107th Annual Convention is just around the corner and registration materials are being mailed to all members. Don’t delay in registering, as space is limited ...
Bulletin 13/14-64 - February 13, 2014
CLTA Convention Sponsorship Packages and Enhancement Opportunities Now Available!
The CLTA will host its 107th Annual Convention at the Hotel Del Coronado (April 27-29, 2014). We are excited to invite your company to be a sponsor at CLTA’s upcoming Annual Convention where the largest gathering of representatives from California’s title insurance industry will meet together on Coronado Island near San Diego.
CLTA Publishes 2013 Edition of the Annual Summary of Legislation
The California Land Title Association is releasing its annual Summary of Legislation in a high-resolution electronic format, complete with live hyperlinks to chaptered bill text and exclusive web content. ...
Bulletin 13/14-52 - December 16, 2013
CLTA's New Laws/New Cases 2013
CLTA is pleased to offer: New Laws/New Cases 2013, a 1.5-hour live webinar delivered to your desktop on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 from 10:00am - 11:30pm. Participants requesting MCLE or PD will receive 1.5 CE credit for participating in the webinar. ...
Bulletin 13/14-50 - December 9, 2013
California Court of Appeal Declines to Publish Decision That Would Have Suggested Preliminary Reports Are Representations of the Condition of Title
In Swartz v. Coldwell Banker, the California Court of Appeal ruled that a real estate broker was not liable for failing to disclose a recorded covenant. The covenant did not appear in the preliminary report issued by the title company. The court held that ...
Bulletin 13/14-50 - December 9, 2013
Mendocino County Ordinance Affecting Preliminary Reports Not Adopted
After being contacted by CLTA and its members in a grass roots outreach, the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors decided not to pursue disclosures of industrial zones by potentially recording notices.
Bulletin 13/14-49 - December 2, 2013
CLTA, SIFMA Closely Watch Mortgage Eminent Domain Developments
At its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 19th, the Oakland City Council unanimously adopted a resolution avoiding the use of eminent domain to assist homeowners struggling to make their mortgage payments. The resolution ... Bulletin 13/14-47 - November 26, 2013
CFPB Publishes New TILA/RESPA Integrated Closing Disclosure Rule
The CFPB just published the new rule addressing the TILA/RESPA Integrated Closing Disclosure. ... Bulletin 13/14-46 - November 20, 2013
Governor Brown Vetoes Notary Reporting Legislation
Governor Brown has vetoed legislation in Assembly Bill 477 (Chau) that would have added notaries to the list of mandated reporters of suspected elder and dependent adult financial abuse. In his veto ...
Bulletin 13/14-33 - October 11, 2013
Title Action Network Membership Drive Enters Final Week â�� Help CA Reach (and Exceed) its Goals!
The CLTA/ALTA Title Action Network membership drive has been a fantastic success so far! As we enter the final week of the TAN membership drive, we ask those of you who are still considering signing up to read more about the program here, or...
Bulletin 13/14-31 - October 2, 2013
Escrow Agent Rating Service Legislation Heads to Governor's Desk
Assembly Bill 1169 (Daly), a bill that would require escrow agent rating services to comply with select portions of the Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies Act (CCRAA), has been passed ...
Bulletin 13/14-104 - June 13, 2013
CLTA's Discussions with County Recorders, a Live Webinar
CLTA is pleased to offer: Discussions with County Recorders, a 1.5-hour live webinar delivered to your desktop on Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 10:00am - 11:30pm. Participants requesting MCLE or PD will receive 1.5 CE credit for participating in the webinar.
Bulletin 13/14-28 - September 21, 2013
CLTA-Sponsored Legislation on Title Company Recording Under Homeowner's Bill of Rights Signed by Governor
Legislation sponsored by the CLTA to address the ministerial act of recording under the Homeowner's Bill of Rights has been signed by Governor Brown after passing the State Legislature in late August.
Bulletin 13/14-22 - September 9, 2013
Notary Reporting Legislation Amended
Assembly Bill 477 adds notaries to the list of mandated reporters of suspected elder and dependent adult financial abuse. The bill passed the Senate Appropriations Committee only after the CLTA and ...
Bulletin 13/14-23 - September 3, 2013
Bill Recognizing Nature of Recording Under Homeowner's Bill of Rights on Its Way to Governor
Legislation sponsored by the CLTA to address the ministerial act of recording under the Homeowner's Bill of Rights has passed the State
Legislature and is on its way to the Governor's desk. ...
Bulletin 13/14-22 - August 27, 2013
Recorded Webinar: Working Together on Vesting & Divesting
CLTA, together with CEA, is pleased to offer the recorded webinar: Working Together on Vesting & Divesting, a 1.5-hour webinar recording delivered to your desktop anytime.Â Order Online...or download PDF form. Bulletin 13/14-16 - August 13, 2013
Recording Fee Increase Legislation Headed for Key Vote - Your Support is Needed!
SB 391 (De Saulnier) seeks to add a $75 charge to many real estate documents presented for recording. CLTA has been working closely with CEA (which has launched its own grassroots outreach on this issue) and other allies, including many county recorders, to oppose SB 391; ... Bulletin 13/14-18 - August 18, 2013
The California Supreme Court has just handed down a decision holding that whenever a plaintiff alleges conduct that violates Section 790.03 of the Unfair Insurance Practices Act (UIPA), that conduct can form ...
Bulletin 13/14-15 - August 8, 2013
As President of the CLTA, I am excited to announce that the CLTA Board of Governors has agreed to have the California Land Title Association endorse the ALTA's "Title Action Network" (TAN) within California to improve ... Bulletin 13/14-14 - August 7, 2013
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has made minor technical amendments to its proposed Electronic Recording Delivery System (ERDS) regulations, specifically ... Bulletin 13/14-5 - August 1, 2013
Mandated Reporter Legislation Approaches Key Vote - Voice Your Concerns Today! Bulletin 12/13-112 - June 28, 2013
CLTA/CEA's Working Together on Vesting & Divesting - a Live Webinar
Bulletin 12/13-104 - June 13, 2013
Title Industry Soliciting Donations for Residents of Moore, Oklahoma
Bulletin 12/13-99 - May 23, 2013
CLTA's Bankruptcy Webinar Bulletin 12/13-78 - March 7, 2013
Announcing CLTA's New Online User Portal - INCLUDING Online Convention Registration Bulletin 12/13-71 - February 25, 2013
Recording Tax Bill Introduced Bulletin 12/13-70 - February 22, 2013
CLTA Publishes 2012 Edition of the Annual Summary of Legislation
Bulletin 12/13-56 - December 10, 2012
CLTA Convention Sponsorship Packages and Enhancement Opportunities Now Available! Bulletin 12/13-55 - December 7, 2012
Lenders Begin Postponing Third-Party Certification Requirements
Bulletin 12/13-54 - November 16, 2012
Federal Mortgage Lenders Ease Short Sale Guidelines
Bulletin 12/13-52 - November 15, 2012
Live Webinar: New Laws/New Cases 2012
Bulletin 12/13-51 - November 13, 2012
CLTA Comments on Proposed Integrated Mortgage Disclosure Rule
Bulletin 12/13-50 - November 8, 2012
Northern California PREP to Hold Meeting on October 23, 2012\
Bulletin 12/13-38 - October 11, 2012
Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association Files Suit Claiming Fire Prevention Fees as Unconstitutional Bulletin 12/13-37 - October 10, 2012
Live Webinar: The Proposed CFPB Mortgage Disclosure Forms, A California Perspective Bulletin 12/13-32 - October 1, 2012
UPDATE ON VETTING OF CLOSING AGENTS: Vetting of Closing Agents Creates Questions for the Title Industry and Lenders
Bulletin 12/13-31 - September 14, 2012
CLTA Joins Group in Responding to FHFA Request for Eminent Domain Comments Bulletin 12/13-27 - September 10, 2012
Secure Settlements, Inc.'s Program of Registering and Vetting of Closing Agents Creates Questions for the Title Industry and Lenders
Bulletin 12/13-26 - September 4, 2012
CalFire Begins Process of Assessing Fire Fees as part of Budget Legislation Passed Last Year
Bulletin 12/13-25 - August 30, 2012
Bulk Sales Law Changes Being Removed from Senate Bill 12
Bulletin 12/13-19 - August 19, 2012
Southern California PREP to Hold Meeting on September 12, 2012
Bulletin 12/13-18 - August 7, 2012
ALTA Releases Analysis Highlighting Effects of CFPB's 1,100-page Proposed Rule Bulletin 12/13-9 - July 18, 2012
CFPB Releases Proposed Regulations and Mortgage Disclosure Forms
Bulletin 12/13-5 - July 11, 2012)
CLTA Joins Group Opposing Eminent Domain for Mortgages
Bulletin 12/13-4 - July 2, 2012
Foreclosure Legislation Passes Bulletin 12/13-3 - July 2, 2012
Urgency Legislation on Redevelopment Agencies Signed
(Bulletin 11/12-126 - June 29, 2012)
U.S. Supreme Court Dismisses First American v. Edwards - Courtesy of ALTA News (Bulletin 11/12-125 - June 28, 2012)
CLTA Revises Title Consumer Brochure - Common Ways of Holding Title
(Bulletin 11/12-123 - June 21, 2012)
CLTA Partners with ALTA for Online Education
(Bulletin 11/12-118 - June 19, 2012)
Legislation Set to Erode Access to Public Records Held in Committee
(Bulletin 11/12-121 - June 14, 2012)
A Live Webinar: CLTA’s Revised Trustee’s Sale Guarantee - aka Guarantee Form No. 22 (Bulletin 11/12-114 - June 5, 2012)
Homeowner Bill of Rights Legislation Being Crafted Behind Closed Doors
(Bulletin 11/12-115 - June 5, 2012)
Recording Fee Increase Fails (Bulletin 11/12-114 - June 5, 2012)
Lifetime TV to Feature Title Industry
(Bulletin 11/12-101 - April 25, 2012)
Foreclosure Conference Committee to By-Pass Traditional Legislative Committee Hearings (Bulletin 11/12-100 - April 25, 2012)
CLTA’s 105th Annual Convention - Early-Bird Deadline Approaching
St Regis Monarch Beach, Laguna Beach, CA - May 14-16, 2012
Register Now - Space Limited!Â (Bulletin 11/12-93 - April 5, 2012)
First American’s Donald Kennedy, Former CLTA President Passes Away
(Bulletin 11/12-91 - March 29, 2012)
Former CLTA President Chuck Bennett Loses His Battle with Illness
(Bulletin 11/12-89 - March 21, 2012)
Treasury Department to Hold Short Sales Workshops in California
(Bulletin 11/12-84 - March 6, 2012)
CLTA's 105th Annual Convention - Register Now!
(Bulletin 11/12-82 - March 1, 2012)
Attorney General and Democratic Leaders Unveil California Homeowner Bill of Rights Legislation
(Bulletin 11/12-81 - March 1, 2012)
CLTA Webinar Update: Mechanics Liens, Part 1 - RESCHEDULED
(Bulletin 11/12-80 - February 27, 2012)
Laws New and Proposed -- 1. Change of Ownership Penalties Now Effective 2. Clearing Title before Foreclosure Proposed
(Bulletin 11/12-79 - February 22, 2012)
Mechanics' Liens - A Live Two-Part Webinar
(Bulletin 11/12-75 - February 8, 2012)
CLTA Announces Formation of "CLTA Young Professionals Group"
Welcoming Conference Call to be Held Feb. 9th at 9:00am
(Bulletin 11/12-73 - January 31, 2012)
The California Supreme Court Upholds Major Redevelopment Law
(Bulletin 11/12-65 - December 29, 2011)
FHA Extends Waiver of Anti-Flipping Regulations Through 2012
(Bulletin 11/12-64 - December 29, 2011)
CLTA Publishes 2011 Edition of the Annual Summary of Legislation
(Bulletin 11/12-62 - December 16, 2011)
CLTA Convention Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available!
(Bulletin 11/12-50 - December 13, 2011)
City of Pacifica Adopts Point of Sale Sewer Certificate
(Bulletin 11/12-57 - December 8, 2011)
Freddie Mac Modifies Arm’s Length Short Sale Affidavits in Response to Title and Escrow Industry Pressure
(Bulletin 11/12-51 - November 21, 2011)
Property Records Education Partners (PREP) Annual Meeting in Sacramento on Wednesday, December 7, 2011
(Bulletin 11/12-52 - November 17, 2011)
CLTA & ALTA Issue Grass Roots Action Alert on FHA Proposed Loan Limits (Bulletin 11/12-45 - October 19, 2011)
Governor Brown Signs Anti-Discrimination Bill
(Bulletin 11/12-41 - October 13, 2011)
Bay Area Regional Property Records Education Partners (PREP) Conference on October 26, 2011 (Bulletin 11/12-31 - October 4, 2011)
Legislature Imposes Questionable Emergency Fee for Fire Zones
(Bulletin 11/12-24 - August 30, 2011)
EBMUD Responds to Title & Escrow Comments on PSL Oridincance by Revising Guidelines (Bulletin 11/12-20 - August 23, 2011)
East Bay Municipal Utility District Starts Regional Private Sewer Lateral (PSL) Program That Affects Title & Escrow Procedures
Bulletin 11/12-15 - July 29, 2011
Holding Company Act Revisions Planned
(Bulletin 11/12-12 - July 25, 2011)
Short Sale Law Effective Immediately
No Fee to Approve Short Sales and Short Sale Law Now Applies to Junior Loans (Bulletin 11/12-11 - July 25, 2011)
Elimination of Redevelopment Agencies May Create Potential Title Problems in California (Bulletin 11/12-09 - July 20, 2011)
Property Records Education Partners (PREP) Holding Breakfast Program in Santa Ana September 14, 2011 (Bulletin 11/12-03 - July 11, 2011)
Superpriority Lien Bill Amended because of Pressure from CLTA and Lenders (Bulletin 10/11-97 - May 31, 2011)
Anti-MERS Legislation Held in Committee, Becomes Two-Year Bill
(Bulletin 10/11-87 - May 5, 2011)
Lending and Title Industry Kill Several Mortgage and Foreclosure Bills in California State Assembly (Bulletin 10/11-85 - April 28, 2011)
CLTA's 104th Annual Convention - Register Now -- Space Limited!
(Bulletin 10/11-69 - March 22, 2011)
Short Sales - a Live Two-Part Webinar
(Bulletin 10/11-70 - March 4, 2011)
California Court Rules for MERS (Bulletin 10/11-68 - February 28, 2011)
CLTA Publishes 2010 Edition of the Annual Summary of Legislation (Bulletin 10/11-54 - December 10, 2010)
CLTA Convention Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available!
(Bulletin 10/11-50 - December 9, 2010)
Outgoing Insurance Commissioner Poizner Highlights his Accomplishments
(Bulletin 10/11-53 - December 9, 2010)
Federal Legislation Would End MERS
(Bulletin 10/11-52 - December 3, 2010)
Dave Jones wins General Election Race for California Insurance Commissioner
(Bulletin 10/11-44 - November 3, 2010)
Office of Administrative Law Rejects CDI Loss Indemnity Regulations
(Bulletin 10/11-34 - October 12, 2010)
Last Chance to Advertise in CLTA's 2011 Membership Directory
(Bulletin 10/11-33 - October 6, 2010)
Governor Vetoes Super Lien Bill Opposed by CLTA
(Bulletin 10/11-30 - September 20, 2010)
Franchise Tax Board to Cease First-Time Buyer Tax Credit Program on
August 15, 2010 (Bulletin 10/11-13 - August 6, 2010)
California Attorney General Seeks Injunction against Federal Mortgage Lenders (Bulletin 10/11-8 - July 21, 2010)
Republican Nomination for Insurance Commissioner in Doubt as Uncounted Ballots Loom
(Bulletin 09/10-102 - June 18, 2010)
Primary Night Brings some Surprises and Upsets
(Bulletin 09/10-98 - June 9, 2010)
FTB Homebuyer's Tax Credit Forms Changed
(Bulletin 09/10-94 - May 28, 2010)
CLTA's 103rd Annual Convention - Register Now - Space Limited!
Four Seasons Aviara, Carlsbad, CA -- May 23-25, 2010
(Bulletin 09/10-82 - April 6, 2010)
C.A.R. Releases Final Drafts of Purchase Agreement Documents
(Bulletin 09/10-68 - March 2, 2010)
How the New RESPA Rules & Forms Affect California - Webinar Recording Now Available (Bulletin 09/10-63 - February 3, 2010)
CLTA Members Eligible for Discounted Rates on Continuing Education through Lorman Education Services!
(Bulletin 09/10-60 - January 20, 2010)
The California Land Title Association is releasing its annual Summary of Legislation in a high-resolution electronic format, complete with ...
(Bulletin 09/10-53 - December 14, 2009)
CLTA / CEA Partnership Continues
(Bulletin 09/10-51 - December 8, 2009)
CLTA's 103rd Annual Convention
Sponsorship Opportunities Available Now!
(Bulletin 09/10-50 - December 8, 2009)
Governor Vetoes Restrictive Covenant and Matricula Consular Bills, Signs Buyer's Choice Act (Bulletin 09/10-35 - October 12, 2009)
Urge Congress and President Obama to Support $15,000 Home Buyer Tax Credit - Help Support the ALTA's Grassroots Effort
(Bulletin 09/10 - 31 - September 29, 2009)
CDI Posts Forms and Filing Instructions for California Title Insurance Statistical Plan on its Website (Bulletin 09/10-32 - September 24, 2009)
New Legislation Creates a New Use Tax Registration Process
(Bulletin 09/10-27 - September 24, 2009)
Last Call For Advertising in CLTA Annual Membership Directory
(Bulletin 09/10-30 - September 22, 2009)
Workshop on Draft Regulations for Disclosing Non-residential Building Energy Performance (Bulletin 0910-25 - September 1, 2009)
Governor Signs Important Legislation
New Mechanics Liens Requirements and Short Pay Demand Statements (Bulletin 09/10-23 - August 25, 2009)
Help Support the ALTA's Grassroots Effort on Homebuyer Tax Credits
Write to the President and your Representatives in minutes!
(Bulletin 09/10-10 - July 8, 2009)
CLTA Takes the Lead in Sidelining BIll Requiring Riders on Deeds of Trust
(Bulletin 09/10-4 - July 1, 2009)
Property Records Industry Association (PRIA) to hold Annual Conference
(Bulletin 08/09-136 - June 11, 2009)
Department of Insurance Announces Second Enforcement Action Under SB 133 (Bulletin 08/09-134 - June 5, 2009)
Department of Insurance Announces First Enforcement Actions Under SB 133(Bulletin 08/09-130 - June 1, 2009)
Property Records Education Partners (PREP)
Holding Regional Conference in Sacramento
May 13, 2009 - Registration Deadline May 8, 2009
(Bulletin 08/09-122 - May 5, 2009)
To the Sponsors of CLTA's 102nd Annual Convention
Important Opportunities - Don't Miss Out!
(Bulletin 08/09-108 - March 31, 2009)
Breaking News - FTB Posts Forms for Tax Credit for New Homes
(Bulletin 08/09-93 - February 27, 2009)
Legislation Introduced to Target Choice in Title and Escrow Services
(Bulletin 08/09-92 - February 27, 2009)
Escrow Alert: California Tax Credits Available to New-Home Buyers on a First Come First Serve Basis (Bulletin 08/09-91 - February 27, 2009)
New Law Extends Foreclosure Time Frames
(Bulletin 08/09-89 - February 26, 2009)
CLTA Publishes 2008 Edition of Annual Summary of Legislation
(Bulletin 08/09-65 - December 16, 2008)
CLTA's 102nd Annual Convention - Sponsorship Opportunities Available Now! (Bulletin 08/09-64 - December 15, 2008)
Title Marketing Rep. Online Application Now Available
Department Launches Site Allowing Applications for Certificate of Registration (Bulletin 08/09-62 - December 5, 2008)
CLTA Releases New SB 133 Informational Materials
(Bulletin 08/09-58 - November 20, 2008)
CLTA's-102nd Annual Convention - Mark Your Calendar for May 17-19, 2009 (Bulletin 08/09-48 - October 21, 2008)
CLTA-Sponsored Title Marketing Reform Legislation Signed into Law
(Bulletin 08/09-41 - September 25, 2008)
Solar Energy Contracts to be Recorded under New Legislation
(Bulletin 08/09-38 - September 3, 2008)
CLTA's Title Insurance Marketing Law en route to Governor's Desk
(Bulletin 08/09-35 - August 26, 2008)
2009 Directory - Announcing New Format
(Bulletin 08/09-32 - August 21, 2008)
Green Building Standards Adopted (Bulletin 08/09-21 - August 12, 2008)
Attorney General Rules on Property Database Containing Public Official Information (Bulletin 08/09-20 - August 7, 2008)
Californians to Vote on Mortgage Bonds for Veterans
(Bulletin 08/09-11 / July 21, 2008)
New Foreclosure Law (SB 1137) Effective Immediately
Select Provisions Delayed for 60 Days
(Bulletin 08/09-9 / July 9, 2008)
California Tops Nation in Premiums Amid Growing Claims
(Bulletin 08/09-8 / July 9, 2008)
State Budget Report (Bulletin 07/08-151 / June 19, 2008)
Secretary of State Proposes Changes to Filing Services
(Bulletin 07/08-150 - June 17, 2008)
The California State Assembly recently approved legislation billed as
(Bulletin 07/08-148 - June 3, 2008)
CLTA Adopts the ALTA "Principles of Fair Conduct"
California Association Continues its Stand for Consumers' Rights (Bulletin 07/08-141 - May 21, 2008)
HUD Responds to Title Industry Pressure and Extends Comment Period on Proposed Mortgage Reforms - Additional 30 Days to Allow for more Thoughtful Comment on new "Good Faith Estimate"
(Bulletin 07/08-136 - May 8, 2008)
ALTA Issues Action Alert on RESPA Reform
(Bulletin 07/08-128 - April 21, 2008)
CLTA Property Records Education Partners (PREP) Holding Regional Conferece in San Diego April 21, 2008 (Bulletin 07/08-125 - April 15, 2008)
The CLTA and the Title Industry Lose a Past President and a Friend (Bulletin 07/08-102 - February 26, 2008)
CLTA's 101st Annual Convention April 27-29, 2008 at the Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego (Bulletin 07/08-101 - February 25, 2008)
CLTA Active on 1031 Exchange Legislation
(Bulletin 07/08-94 - January 31, 2008)
Inconsistencies in IRS Published Regulations and Publications Prove Problematic - Use of Caution Urged when Mailing Notices to IRS Offices (Bulletin 07/08-93 - January 29, 2008)
Legislature Releases Package of Bills Responding to Mortgage Crisis (Bulletin 07/08-81 - January 10, 2008)
Dueling Eminent Domain Initiatives Head to Ballot
(Bulletin 07/08-68 - January 8, 2008)
CLTA Publishes 2007 Edition of Annual Summary of Legislation (Bulletin 07/08-66 - December 17, 2007)
Comments Urged on Draft of Uniform General Closing Instructions (Bulletin 07/08-65 - December 7, 2007)
Governor Schwarzenegger Congratulates CLTA on 100 Years of Service
Proclamation Cites Association's Important Role in Industry
(Bulletin 07/08-62 - November 27, 2007)
Proposed Uniform Closing Instructions Conference Call â�� Monday, Dec. 3rd (Bulletin 07/08-61 - November 26, 2007)
New Law Changes Escrow in Mobilehome Transactions
(Bulletin 07/08-60 - November 26, 2007)
Electronic Recording Summit in Sacramento, Tuesday, Dec 4th
(Bulletin 07/08-59 - November 20, 2007)
Real Estate Withholding Changes Being Considered
(Bulletin 07/08-56 - November 8, 2007)
CLTA's 101st Annual Convention - Mark your Calendar for April 27-29, 2008 (Bulletin 07/08-53 - November 6, 2007)
New Law Creates Dual Public Records System
(Bulletin 07/08-48 - October 29, 2007)
Delinquent Child Support Collection Gets Boost from Title Insurance Industry (Bulletin 07/08-50 - October 29, 2007)
Notary Changes Signed by Governor
(Bulletin 07/08-49 - October 26, 2007)
TitleWizard Launch a Major Success
(Bulletin 07/08-39 - October 12, 2007)Â
Property Records Education Partners (PREP) Announces Regional Conference in Auburn September 11, 2007
(Bulletin 07/08-10 - August 6, 2007)
Attorney General's Office Resubmits Electronic Recording Regulations to OAL (Bulletin06/07-154 / June 26, 2007)
Information Regarding California Real Estate Withholding (Bulletin06/07-133 / May 15, 2007)
Property Records Education Partners (PREP) Holding Regional Conference in Santa Ana May 22, 2007 (Bulletin06/07-128 / May 7, 2007)
GAO Issues Title Insurance Report (Bulletin 06/07-127/April 18, 2007)
Office of Administrative Law Rejects Department of Insurance Regulations (Bulletin 06/07-102/February 21, 2007)
Partial Masking of Social Security Numbers on Recordable Lien Documents (Bulletin 06/07-96 - February 12, 2007)
CLTA Announcement to Members From Rich Macaluso, CLTA President (Bulletin 06/07-83 - January 10, 2007)
California Department of Insurance Submits Proposed Regulations to the Office of Administrative Law (Bulletin 06/07-81 - January 8, 2007)
CLTA Files New ALTA Policies and Endorsements, New Usury Endorsement Filed - News Express (Bulletin 06/07-43 - September 18, 2006)
Attorney Generalâ��s Office Files Notice of Proposed Rulemaking with the Office of Administrative Law and Schedules Public Hearing Regarding Electronic Recordation for Californiaâ��s 58 Counties (Bulletin 06/07-42 - September 13, 2006)
California Law Revision Commission Issues Recommendation on Transfer on Death Deed (Bulletin 06/07-32 - September 5, 2006)
California Land Title Association Endorses Housing Bond - Affordable Housing Initiative Offers Opportunity for Californiaâ��s Families (Bulletin 06/07-31 / August 20, 2006)
Property Records Education Partners (PREP) Holding Regional Conference in Redding October 5, 2006 (Bulletin 0607-12 / August 29, 2006)
New Rules For Remitting Child Support Wage Assignments Do Not Apply to Liens (Bulletin 06/07-9 / July 20, 2006)
eNotarization Task Force Progress (Bulletin 06/07-8 / July 14, 2006)
Attorney General's Electronic Recordation Task Force Meets to Discuss Electronic Recordation Delivery System (ERDS) Handbooks (Bulletin 06/07-4 / July 11, 2006)
California Land Title Association Urges Governor to Sign Bill (AB 2126) Streamlining Child Support Collection (Bulletin 05/06-157 / June 22, 2006)
The Modesto Bee Displays Importance of Title Insurance (Bulletin 05/06-157 / June 22, 2006)
Standardized Procedures for Balance Due Requests and Release of the Notice of Federal Tax Lien (Bulletin 05/06-136 / May 8, 2006)
Active Legislation in 2006 (Bulletin 05/06-111 / March 28, 2006)
New Law Requires Home Sellers to Give Notice of Supplemental Property Tax (Bulletin 2005/06 â��89/January 24, 2006)
FTB Addresses 1099 Reporting for Real Estate Brokers (Bulletin 05/06-83/January 10, 2006)
Attorney General Draft Electronic Recording Delivery System Handbooks Now Available for Comment (Bulletin 05/06-75/January 3, 2006)
Department of Insurance Releases Title Insurance Study - December 15, 2005 (PDF) December 15, 2005. Read the CLTA response (PDF).
Law Revision Commission Continues Work on Mechanicsâ�� Lien Law (Bulletin 05/06-71/December 14, 2005)
New Requirement for all Insurance Companies to Provide Current Copies of Policies After a Covered Loss (Bulletin 05/06-67/November 18, 2005)
Changes to Current Law - Definition of "Last Known Address" Changed for Recorded Notices of Default and Postponement of Trustee Sales Affected (Bulletin 05/06-66/November 18, 2005)
New Stamp and Coversheet Requirement for Title Companies for Illegal Property Restrictions (Bulletin 05/06-49/October 31, 2005)
Recent AG Opinion Makes Clear that an Assessor's Office Must Provide Public Records at a Reasonable Cost and in a Timely Manner
(Bulletin 05/06-45/October 21, 2005)