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Fraud Alert
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
E-mail Scam Alert: Association Phishing Scam »
Published:  January 24, 2017 It has come to the attention of the CLTA that individuals have attempted to target o...
Monday, March 14, 2016
CLTA Fraud Alert! »
  Published:  March 14, 2016 It has come to the attention of the CLTA that the incidence of URL spoofi...

News Express
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
California Department of Insurance Announces Licensure of "First Insurtech" Title Insurer »
Bulletin 2018/19-15 August 21, 2018 In a press release issued this morning, the California Department of Insurance...
Monday, July 9, 2018
CLTA-Sponsored Legislation Extending HELOC Reform Signed into Law »
A CLTA News Express Bulletin 2018/19-4 July 9, 2018 Senate Bill 1139 (Morrell) , a CLTA-sponsored measure tha...
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Governor Brown Signs Privacy Legislation into Law »
A CLTA News Express Bulletin 2017/18-104 June 28, 2018 Assembly Bill 375 (Chau) , which enacts sweeping new p...
Monday, June 25, 2018
Legislature Moves to Forestall Privacy Initiative »
A CLTA News Express Bulletin 2017/18-103 June 25, 2018 As reported by CLTA last year , an initiative dealing...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
It's a Jungle Out There: A State-Level Recap of Ca Primary Results »
A CLTA News Express Bulletin 2017/18-98 June 6, 2018 The dust has started to settle after California’s top-two o...

CLTA News
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
CLTA Industry Award Recipients »
The CLTA Presidential Award is a special award given to formally recognize people who do amazing work for the association...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
CLTA Elects New Officers »
The CLTA Board of Governors and membership at large elected the following Officers to serve from July 1, 2018 through June...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
CLTA-PAC Update »
This year, the CLTA has raised a total of over $70,000 for the CLTA-PAC. This amount was raised through both member compa...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
CLTA Join in Request for Publication re: Hansen v. Sandridge Partners, L.P. »
The CLTA successfully requested the Court of Appeal to publish its opinion in Hansen v. Sandridge Partners , dealing with...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
2018 CLTA Directory Now Available »
The 2018 CLTA Annual Directory is now in the hands of our valued members! This important industry publication reaches all...

Sacramento Report
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Lawmaker's Pass "Fixes" to California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 »
In a testament to the hurried passage of AB 375 (Chau), also known as the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA),...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
California State Revenues Surpass Projections - Rainy Day Fund Anyone? »
For the month of August, California took in more revenue than estimated in the budget enacted at the end of June, accordin...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Legislation Reinstating Homeowners Bill of Rights Signed into Law »
Governor Brown signed SB 818 (Beall) into law on Friday to reinstate the Homeowners Bill of Rights (HOBR), portions of whi...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Legislature Passes Trio of PACE Bills »
The Legislature sent three bills dealing with the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program to Governor Brown’s desk i...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
California's 2017-18 Legislative Session Adjourns for Final Recess »
After a frenetic final week, Friday, August 31st saw the 2017-18 Legislative Session adjourn for Final Recess. During the...

Industry News
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
On-Line Homebuyer Company Expands »
Opendoor, an online market place that has raised millions in funding, is now buying homes in Sacramento California and rep...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
California Prices in Square Inches »
Zillow Research recently reported how much property space a single dollar would buy in 35 large cities as measured in squa...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
"Rockets Away!": More Tech and More Branding in the Real Estate Market »
In-House Realty, an affiliated company of Quicken Loans, has rebranded itself as Rocket Homes, with a logo closely aligned...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Tech Group Calls for Federal Privacy Preemption »
The Internet Association, a group representing more than 40 major internet and technology firms said "internet companies s...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Mortgage Rates on the Rise »
The Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey® shows that mortgage rates jumped over the past week to a level not seen in...

Court Cases
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Title Insurance »
Villanueva v. Fidelity National Title Company Cal.App. 6th Dist. (H041870, H042504) 9/7/18 Fidelity's escrow rat...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Villanueva v. Fidelity National Title Company (H041870) »
Cal. Ct. App., Sept. 7, 2018, No. H041870) 2018 WL 4275375, at *5 Fidelity National Title Company prevailed in the...
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Trustee's Sales »
Hacker v. Homeward Residential, Inc. Cal.App. 2nd Dist. (B278537) 8/16/18 The court held that plaintiff stated...
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Prescriptive Easements »
McLear-Gary v. Scott Cal.App. 1st Dist. (A146719)  7/11/18 In this appeal from a judgment declaring pl...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Partition »
Summers v. Superior Court Docket Cal.App. 1st Dist. (A151128) 6/1/18 In this partition action the court held...

President's Message
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Message from CLTA President, Kevin Chiarello »
I am extremely honored and proud to accept this year’s appointment as President of the California Land Title Association.&...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Message from CLTA President - Jeff Kerns »
I am very honored and proud to accept the appointment of President of the CLTA. I wish to thank Steve Tjaden for his outs...
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Letter from CLTA's President, Steve Tjaden »
I am extremely honored and proud to accept this year’s appointment as President of the CLTA. I would like to thank E...

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