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Answer Bar: The Ins and Outs of Commercial Real Estate Loans and Title Insurance (Oct 2017)

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Session 1: A Checklist for Commercial Loans - Examine lender requirements for closing a commercial real estate loan transaction, highlighting issues and pitfalls that can surface and derail almost any closing.

Session 2: Construction Loans and Contractor Documents Hear a contractor’s perspective on lender’s consent and assignment forms.

Session 3: Land Use Law in the Loan Process: Issue Spotting and Resolution - Explore land use due diligence for a loan and alternatives to keep the loan proceeding to closing, with insight into both public land use (zoning, platting, permitting, and development agreements) and private land use (deed restrictions, easements, and reciprocal agreements).

Session 4: Local Counsel Real Estate Opinion Report - Learn current best practices and market customs for the issuance of local counsel opinions in Texas mortgage lending transactions.

Session 5: Responding to the Title Commitment and Survey An outline and discussion of the analysis of a title commitment, types of responses for buyer's and lender’s counsel, and integrating the survey into the title commitment.

Session 6: Title Insurance: Closing Protection Letters - Take a closer look at closing protection letters—what they do, what they don’t do, and why you need them in real estate transactions—and gain timely insight into trends in closing protection letters and liability in the real estate settlement process.

Session 7: Title Policy Key Provisions, The Duty to Defend, and Claims - Focus on key provisions of the title insurance policy including determination and timing of loss, duty of defense, and exclusions from coverage. Listen to a discussion about recent cases and how Texas courts have construed these provisions.

Session 8: Foreclosure Refresher: The Updated Basics Get a step-by-step refresher on the foreclosure process, with a focus on practical concerns, and an update regarding recent statutory changes and case law impacting the process.

Session 9: How to Foreclose Personal Property - Gain practical guidance on how to foreclose on personal property under Article 9 of the UCC and the Texas Business and Commerce Code. Discuss the issues that may arise, including how to give proper notice, conduct a private or public sale, and repossess and dispose of collateral.
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Total Credit Hours:
4.50     Credit Info

TX MCLE credit expires: 8/31/2019

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

$195  

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1. A Checklist for Commercial Loans (Oct 2017)

Mary S. Axelrad

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Video (mp4) 31 mins
Audio (mp3) 31 mins
Paper (pdf) 30 pgs

SESSION 1 — 31 mins, credit 0.50

Session 1:

A Checklist for Commercial Loans (Oct 2017)

Examine lender requirements for closing a commercial real estate loan transaction, highlighting issues and pitfalls that can surface and derail almost any closing. 

Originally presented at: Sep 2017 Mortgage Lending Institute

Mary S. Axelrad, Gray Reed & McGraw LLP - Houston, TX

2. Construction Loans and Contractor Documents (Oct 2017)

Joe R. Basham

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Video (mp4) 26 mins
Audio (mp3) 26 mins
Slides (pdf) 15 pgs

SESSION 2 — 26 mins, credit 0.50

Session 2:

Construction Loans and Contractor Documents (Oct 2017)

Hear a contractor’s perspective on lender’s consent and assignment forms.

Originally presented at: Sep 2017 Mortgage Lending Institute

Joe R. Basham, Allensworth and Porter, L.L.P. - Austin, TX

3. Land Use Law in the Loan Process: Issue Spotting and Resolution (Oct 2017)

Reid C. Wilson

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Video (mp4) 29 mins
Audio (mp3) 29 mins
Paper (pdf) 63 pgs
Slides (pdf) 18 pgs

SESSION 3 — 29 mins, credit 0.50

Session 3:

Land Use Law in the Loan Process: Issue Spotting and Resolution (Oct 2017)

Explore land use due diligence for a loan and alternatives to keep the loan proceeding to closing, with insight into both public land use (zoning, platting, permitting, and development agreements) and private land use (deed restrictions, easements, and reciprocal agreements).

Originally presented at: Sep 2017 Mortgage Lending Institute

Reid C. Wilson, Wilson, Cribbs & Goren, P.C. - Houston, TX

4. Local Counsel Real Estate Opinion Report (Oct 2016)

Barry E. Putterman

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Audio (mp3) 26 mins
Paper (pdf) 18 pgs

SESSION 4 — 26 mins, credit 0.50

Session 4:

Local Counsel Real Estate Opinion Report (Oct 2016)

Learn current best practices and market customs for the issuance of local counsel opinions in Texas mortgage lending transactions.

Originally presented at: Sep 2016 Mortgage Lending Institute

Barry E. Putterman, Winstead PC - Houston, TX

5. Responding to the Title Commitment and Survey (Oct 2015)

William A. Kramer

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Audio (mp3) 36 mins
Paper (pdf) 19 pgs

SESSION 5 — 36 mins, credit 0.50

Session 5:

Responding to the Title Commitment and Survey (Oct 2015)

An outline and discussion of the analysis of a title commitment, types of responses for buyer's and lender’s counsel, and integrating the survey into the title commitment.

Originally presented at: Sep 2015 Mortgage Lending Institute

William A. Kramer, Republic Title of Texas, Inc. - Dallas, TX

6. Title Insurance: Closing Protection Letters (Oct 2015)

James L. Gosdin

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Audio (mp3) 28 mins
Paper (pdf) 44 pgs
Slides (pdf) 9 pgs

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SESSION 6 — 28 mins, credit 0.50

Session 6:

Title Insurance: Closing Protection Letters (Oct 2015)

Take a closer look at closing protection letters—what they do, what they don’t do, and why you need them in real estate transactions—and gain timely insight into trends in closing protection letters and liability in the real estate settlement process.

Originally presented at: Sep 2015 Mortgage Lending Institute

James L. Gosdin, Stewart Title Guaranty Company - Houston, TX

7. Title Policy Key Provisions, The Duty to Defend, and Claims (Oct 2017)

Dawn Lewallen

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Video (mp4) 32 mins
Audio (mp3) 32 mins
Paper (pdf) 18 pgs
Slides (pdf) 11 pgs

SESSION 7 — 32 mins, credit 0.50

Session 7:

Title Policy Key Provisions, The Duty to Defend, and Claims (Oct 2017)

Focus on key provisions of the title insurance policy including determination and timing of loss, duty of defense, and exclusions from coverage. Discuss recent cases and how Texas courts have construed these provisions.

Originally presented at: Sep 2017 Mortgage Lending Institute

Dawn Lewallen, Stewart Title Guaranty Company - Houston, TX

8. Foreclosure Refresher: The Updated Basics (Oct 2017)

Brian Thompson Morris

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Video (mp4) 30 mins
Audio (mp3) 29 mins
Paper (pdf) 27 pgs
Slides (pdf) 12 pgs

SESSION 8 — 30 mins, credit 0.50

Session 8:

Foreclosure Refresher: The Updated Basics (Oct 2017)

Get a step-by-step refresher on the foreclosure process, with a focus on practical concerns, and an update regarding recent statutory changes and case law impacting the process.  

Originally presented at: Sep 2017 Mortgage Lending Institute

Brian Thompson Morris, Winstead PC - Dallas, TX

9. How to Foreclose Personal Property (Oct 2017)

Frances Anne Luttrel Smith

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Video (mp4) 31 mins
Audio (mp3) 30 mins
Paper (pdf) 30 pgs
Slides (pdf) 27 pgs

SESSION 9 — 31 mins, credit 0.50

Session 9:

How to Foreclose Personal Property (Oct 2017)

Gain practical guidance on how to foreclose on personal property under Article 9 of the UCC and the Texas Business and Commerce Code. Discuss the issues that may arise, including how to give proper notice, conduct a private or public sale, and repossess and dispose of collateral.

Originally presented at: Sep 2017 Mortgage Lending Institute

Frances Anne Luttrel Smith, Shackelford, Melton & McKinley - Dallas, TX