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Collapse 1031 Exchange Basics: A Brief Primer
This course provides an overview of the 1031 exchange transaction. Specific areas of focus include: definitions, requirements for an exchange, the exchange process, "related party” exchanges, the "same taxpayer requirement," construction/improvement exchanges, vacation homes, reverse exchanges, and the safety of exchange funds.
Formats Available: Streaming
Original Seminar Date: April 20, 2011
Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours

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    Collapse ALTA Best Practice #2 (Credit)

    The Real Estate Attorney has been charged with the safe keeping of client funds for years. In the past the Bar was the only regulatory body that dictated how client funds were to be held, administered and distributed. Since the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the heightened scrutiny over the safe keeping of entrusted funds, there are additional measures that may be coming that increase the security concerning client funds. In this hour, we will explore these new initiatives in this ever changing regulatory environment and the ALTA Best Practice #2 concerning controls and precautions that you should consider for your office.

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: September 12, 2014
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours

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    Collapse ALTA Best Practice #3 (Credit)

    Keeping secrets is as old as time. Attorneys have long served as confidential advisors that are privy to client’s inner most secrets. In a real estate transaction, the lender, the realtor and the client all supply the real estate attorney with a great deal of financial information about the client. Since the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the heightened scrutiny over the protection of Non-Public Personal information, ALTA Best Practice #3 offers guidance on new ways to protect financial information from threats foreign and domestic. During this hour, we will explore compliant ways to protect confidential information for your client and your practice.

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: May 06, 2014
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours

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    Collapse Foreclosure Issues: A Continuing Problem for the Closing Attorney and Paralegals

    While foreclosures occasioned by the economic crisis of the past few years are by all accounts slowing down, the frequency with which closing attorneys have to deal with issues created on properties which have been foreclosed upon during the crisis continues to increase. This topic will deal with the basic issues that must be identified in any closing on a property which has been foreclosed upon and give particular examples of problems which we have seen occur.

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: September 12, 2014
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours

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    Collapse Integrated Disclosures - Know Before You Show

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has finalized new rules designed to combine consumer disclosures for residential real estate transactions. This presentation will review the integrated disclosure statement, summarize the key features of the new rule, and offer some insight into what to expect when the new rule goes into effect on August 1, 2015. The integrated disclosure replaces the HUD-1 and the Truth – in – Lending Statement. The new rule will have a significant impact on real estate attorneys, lenders, and their respective staffs. This presentation will help prepare attendees for the evolution of the closing process and the revolution in the world of real estate. Particular attention will be paid to the application of the proposed rules and forms and the unintended consequences related to real estate transactions.

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: December 14, 2014
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours

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    Collapse NC Mechanics

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    **Note: This course supercedes the course "The New Mechanics' Lien Law in NC;" however, that course remains available for participants who seek additional introductory material.**

     

    The effective date for the new Mechanics' Lien is April 1, 2013.  Investors Title Insurance Company and the title industry have been engaged in an on-going process to educate attorneys regarding the changes in the new Mechanics’ Lien Law embodied primarily in Senate Bill 42 from the 2011 Legislative Session.  This course assists the attorney in formulating new practices and procedures to ensure that the attorney and the attorney’s clients can fully comply with the requirements and demands of the new legislation.  It includes discussion of best practices and procedures including projected title insurance underwriting standards and utilization of new resources to protect the practitioner’s clients more fully, including the new centralized lien registry system.

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: March 20, 2013
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1.50 hours General Hours
  • NCPA: 1.50 hours General Hours

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    Collapse The New Mechanics
    Steve Brown, Esq. discusses some the relevant questions revolving around the new Mechanics Lien Law in NC: 
    1. How did we get here? 
    2. Who and what is a lien agent?
    3. How will it work?
    4. What role will the attorney play?
    5. What do we do now?

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: October 29, 2012
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours

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    Collapse Title Insurance Endorsements  (Commercial Transactions Focus)
    The course reviews both ALTA and Non-ALTA title insurance endorsements with a specific focus on endorsements available for commercial transactions. Requirements for obtaining endorsements are also discussed.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: February 14, 2011
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours

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    Collapse Trust Accounting Rules - Avoid the Pitfalls

    This course discusses the rules and key concepts associated with trust account, with reference to deposits and disbursements, recordkeeping, and reconciliation. The roles of trustees, personal representatives, and other               fiduciaries are considered along with methods of safeguarding client funds from embezzlement. The hour will also look at frequently asked questions that relate to trust account administration.

     

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: October 17, 2014
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour Ethics
  • NCPA: 1 hour Ethics

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    Collapse What Are We Gonna Do With Mama
    Title attorneys regularly receive questions regarding the handling of transferring properties held by trusts or being administered in estates. Learn the ins and outs of the legal and practical requirements for those transactions and what the title company will need to know and see to insure those transactions.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: June 25, 2012
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours

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    Collapse What Does the CFPB Stand For?

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) has been injected as a powerful regulatory force in the lives of every bank in the United States.  The additional reality is that everyone deals with banks, so we are all going to be affected by the CFPB’s regulatory activity – whether directly or indirectly. We will spend an hour talking about where the CFPB came from, what it is doing that will affect you, and how to be prepared in the face of this new force that will affect the way that you do business.  Banks affect every real estate law practice every day. This hour will provide insight into what they are being told about you, what they are going to ask you, and how you should answer.  The Bar will not be the only one telling you how to administer your trust account or how to maintain confidentiality with your clients’ personal information.  The CFPB is taking actions that will affect these core responsibilities, and you need to be prepared.

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: January 01, 2014
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours

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    Collapse Title Insurance Endorsements  (Commercial Transactions Focus)
    The course reviews both ALTA and Non-ALTA title insurance endorsements with a specific focus on endorsements available for commercial transactions. Requirements for obtaining endorsements are also discussed.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: February 14, 2011
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours

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    Collapse 1031 Exchange Basics: A Brief Primer
    This course provides an overview of the 1031 exchange transaction. Specific areas of focus include: definitions, requirements for an exchange, the exchange process, "related party” exchanges, the "same taxpayer requirement," construction/improvement exchanges, vacation homes, reverse exchanges, and the safety of exchange funds.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: April 20, 2011
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours

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    Collapse ALTA Best Practice #2

    Whether checking for wrongdoing or a simple mistake, the policies and procedures required for compliance with ALTA Best Practice #2 are not only designed to protect client money, they are designed to protect the closing attorney.  This course reviews strategies for compliance with ALTA's Best Practice #2.

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: January 01, 2014
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse Softpro Series: How to Prepare the HUD-1 in ProForm
    This course reviews procedures for preparing a HUD-1 settlement statement in ProForm. The best viewing experience is achieved through viewing in 'full screen' mode. Access 'full screen' mode by double-clicking the video or by right-clicking and selecting zoom/full screen.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: September 13, 2011
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse 1031 Exchange Basics: A Brief Primer
    This course provides an overview of the 1031 exchange transaction. Specific areas of focus include: definitions, requirements for an exchange, the exchange process, "related party” exchanges, the "same taxpayer requirement," construction/improvement exchanges, vacation homes, reverse exchanges, and the safety of exchange funds.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: April 20, 2011
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO 1031 Exchange Basics: A Brief Primer
    Collapse ALTA Best Practice #2 (Credit)

    The Real Estate Attorney has been charged with the safe keeping of client funds for years. In the past the Bar was the only regulatory body that dictated how client funds were to be held, administered and distributed. Since the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the heightened scrutiny over the safe keeping of entrusted funds, there are additional measures that may be coming that increase the security concerning client funds. In this hour, we will explore these new initiatives in this ever changing regulatory environment and the ALTA Best Practice #2 concerning controls and precautions that you should consider for your office.

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: September 12, 2014
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO ALTA Best Practice #2 (Credit)
    Collapse ALTA Best Practice #3 (Credit)

    Keeping secrets is as old as time. Attorneys have long served as confidential advisors that are privy to client’s inner most secrets. In a real estate transaction, the lender, the realtor and the client all supply the real estate attorney with a great deal of financial information about the client. Since the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the heightened scrutiny over the protection of Non-Public Personal information, ALTA Best Practice #3 offers guidance on new ways to protect financial information from threats foreign and domestic. During this hour, we will explore compliant ways to protect confidential information for your client and your practice.

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: May 06, 2014
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO ALTA Best Practice #3 (Credit)
    Collapse Foreclosure Issues: A Continuing Problem for the Closing Attorney and Paralegals

    While foreclosures occasioned by the economic crisis of the past few years are by all accounts slowing down, the frequency with which closing attorneys have to deal with issues created on properties which have been foreclosed upon during the crisis continues to increase. This topic will deal with the basic issues that must be identified in any closing on a property which has been foreclosed upon and give particular examples of problems which we have seen occur.

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: September 12, 2014
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours

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    Collapse How Did It Go Wrong and What Do We Do Now?
    This discussion includes a review of actual case studies from recent title insurance claims with an explanation of the factors which caused the claim, the responsibilities of the various parties in resolving the claim, and suggestions for practices and procedures which are designed to avoid future claims.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: January 22, 2009
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    Approved Credit:
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours

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    Collapse NC Mechanics

    Internet Explorer is recommended for viewing this course.

     

    **Note: This course supercedes the course "The New Mechanics' Lien Law in NC;" however, that course remains available for participants who seek additional introductory material.**

     

    The effective date for the new Mechanics' Lien is April 1, 2013.  Investors Title Insurance Company and the title industry have been engaged in an on-going process to educate attorneys regarding the changes in the new Mechanics’ Lien Law embodied primarily in Senate Bill 42 from the 2011 Legislative Session.  This course assists the attorney in formulating new practices and procedures to ensure that the attorney and the attorney’s clients can fully comply with the requirements and demands of the new legislation.  It includes discussion of best practices and procedures including projected title insurance underwriting standards and utilization of new resources to protect the practitioner’s clients more fully, including the new centralized lien registry system.

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: March 20, 2013
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1.50 hours General Hours
  • NCPA: 1.50 hours General Hours

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO NC Mechanics
    Collapse The New Mechanics
    Steve Brown, Esq. discusses some the relevant questions revolving around the new Mechanics Lien Law in NC: 
    1. How did we get here? 
    2. Who and what is a lien agent?
    3. How will it work?
    4. What role will the attorney play?
    5. What do we do now?

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: October 29, 2012
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO The New Mechanics
    Collapse Title Insurance Endorsements  (Commercial Transactions Focus)
    The course reviews both ALTA and Non-ALTA title insurance endorsements with a specific focus on endorsements available for commercial transactions. Requirements for obtaining endorsements are also discussed.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: February 14, 2011
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Title Insurance Endorsements  (Commercial Transactions Focus)
    Collapse What Are We Gonna Do With Mama
    Title attorneys regularly receive questions regarding the handling of transferring properties held by trusts or being administered in estates. Learn the ins and outs of the legal and practical requirements for those transactions and what the title company will need to know and see to insure those transactions.
    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: June 25, 2012
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours, 1 hour Total Hours

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO What Are We Gonna Do With Mama
    Collapse What Does the CFPB Stand For?

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) has been injected as a powerful regulatory force in the lives of every bank in the United States.  The additional reality is that everyone deals with banks, so we are all going to be affected by the CFPB’s regulatory activity – whether directly or indirectly. We will spend an hour talking about where the CFPB came from, what it is doing that will affect you, and how to be prepared in the face of this new force that will affect the way that you do business.  Banks affect every real estate law practice every day. This hour will provide insight into what they are being told about you, what they are going to ask you, and how you should answer.  The Bar will not be the only one telling you how to administer your trust account or how to maintain confidentiality with your clients’ personal information.  The CFPB is taking actions that will affect these core responsibilities, and you need to be prepared.

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: January 01, 2014
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
    Approved Credit:
  • NC State Bar: 1 hour General Hours
  • NCPA: 1 hour General Hours

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO What Does the CFPB Stand For?