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Residential Real Estate Lending Hot Topics: Litigation Updates, Industry Updates, eClosings, and Title Insurance

Contains material from Oct 2019

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Session 1: Residential Mortgage Litigation Update Review recent Texas cases and trends, with particular attention to claims involving Texas home equity loans and statutes of limitation.

Session 2: Real Estate Industry Updates: A Review of Recent Updates to the TDI Basic Manual, TREC Forms and TR Forms Explore recent changes to the Texas Title Insurance Basic Manual, including a rate decrease and the amendment of several of the most commonly used rate rules. Also review new forms promulgated by both TREC and TR (formerly TAR) in 2018, as well as changes to existing forms made by both entities. Gain a deeper understanding of the paperwork provided to lenders by both the Realtor and the Title Insurance company involved in a real estate transaction.

Session 3: eClosings: It May Be a Paper Moon, but Your Real Estate Practice Isn’t A look at the legal infrastructure supporting eClosings; including electronic notes, remote online notary, the new Texas statute SB 2128 relating to “papering out” of electronic documents for recording, and a discussion of how the title industry is implementing eClosing initiatives.

Session 4: Current Developments and Issues in Title Insurance Learn about recent developments in title insurance law, focusing most significantly on recent title insurance regulations and forms, recent Texas Legislation and cases affecting the industry in Texas, including a look at the state of mineral coverage, mechanics lien coverage, and marijuana related transactions coverage.
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Total Credit Hours:
2.00     Credit Info

TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2020

Includes: Audio Paper Slides

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1. Residential Mortgage Litigation Update (Oct 2019)

B. David L. Foster

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Audio (mp3) 26 mins
Slides (pdf) 9 pgs

SESSION 1 — 26 mins, credit 0.50

Session 1:

Residential Mortgage Litigation Update (Oct 2019)

Review recent Texas cases and trends, with particular attention to claims involving Texas home equity loans and statutes of limitation.

Originally presented at: Sep 2019 Mortgage Lending and Servicing Institute

B. David L. Foster, Locke Lord LLP - Austin, TX

2. Real Estate Industry Updates: A Review of Recent Updates to the TDI Basic Manual, TREC Forms and TR Forms (Oct 2019)

Lisa M. Beville

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Audio (mp3) 31 mins
Paper (pdf) 35 pgs
Slides (pdf) 20 pgs

SESSION 2 — 31 mins, credit 0.50

Session 2:

Real Estate Industry Updates: A Review of Recent Updates to the TDI Basic Manual, TREC Forms and TR Forms (Oct 2019)

Explore recent changes to the Texas Title Insurance Basic Manual, including a rate decrease and the amendment of several of the most commonly used rate rules. Also review new forms promulgated by both TREC and TR (formerly TAR) in 2018, as well as changes to existing forms made by both entities. Gain a deeper understanding of the paperwork provided to lenders by both the Realtor and the Title Insurance company involved in a real estate transaction.

Originally presented at: Sep 2019 Mortgage Lending and Servicing Institute

Lisa M. Beville, Fidelity National Title Group - Dallas, TX

3. eClosings: It May Be a Paper Moon, but Your Real Estate Practice Isn’t (Oct 2019)

Rebecca Rice DeBakey, John Fleming

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Audio (mp3) 30 mins
Paper (pdf) 11 pgs
Slides (pdf) 8 pgs

SESSION 3 — 30 mins, credit 0.50

Session 3:

eClosings: It May Be a Paper Moon, but Your Real Estate Practice Isn’t (Oct 2019)

A look at the legal infrastructure supporting eClosings; including electronic notes, remote online notary, the new Texas statute SB 2128 relating to “papering out” of electronic documents for recording, and discussion of how the title industry is implementing eClosing initiatives.

Originally presented at: Sep 2019 Mortgage Lending and Servicing Institute

Rebecca Rice DeBakey, Stewart Title Guaranty Company - Houston, TX
John Fleming, Law Office of John Fleming - Austin, TX

4. Current Developments and Issues in Title Insurance (Oct 2019)

Dawn Lewallen

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Audio (mp3) 32 mins
Paper (pdf) 41 pgs
Slides (pdf) 11 pgs

SESSION 4 — 32 mins, credit 0.50

Session 4:

Current Developments and Issues in Title Insurance (Oct 2019)

Survey recent developments in title insurance law, focusing most significantly on recent title insurance regulations and forms, recent Texas Legislation and cases affecting the industry in Texas, including a look at the state of mineral coverage, mechanics lien coverage, and marijuana related transactions coverage.

Originally presented at: Sep 2019 Mortgage Lending and Servicing Institute

Dawn Lewallen, First American Title Company - Houston, TX